Monthly Archives: April 2011

Neighbours employ security guard in hunt for cat killer

Posted On 2011-04-26 10:04:23

In the last two years eight cats have died and two are missing from the same area, it seems no cat is safe from the Runwell Poisoner. All that is known about the killer is that he or she poisons the cats using anti-freeze. The sweet taste attracts the cats... more

Every new pet dog must have a microchip

Posted On 2011-04-26 10:04:45

Every new pet dog will be microchipped in a plan to control dangerous animals by putting all 8million pets on a database accessible by the police and RSPCA. The proposals prompted criticisms from MP’s and animal experts, they claim the move will unfairly penalise the law-abiding dog owners and do... more

Cat lover travels 1,600 miles to France to rescue cat trapped on roof

Posted On 2011-04-19 11:04:16

Cat owner Wendy Wilson told how she travelled 1,600 miles to France to rescue a cat that was stranded on a roof. Wendy adopted Sandy the tabby cat while living for 16 weeks a year at her holiday home in the South of France. Sandy became trapped on a neighbour’s... more

Top Dog

Posted On 2011-04-14 09:04:41

Sandy a 14 year old Collie cross has won The Pet Factor 2011 for her determination to battle through various illnesses. After being diagnosed with Diabetes at 11 she had to be re homed as her owner John cared for his ill wife and could no longer cope with Sandy’s... more

The blind dog and his guide dog!

Posted On 2011-04-11 09:04:20

Zac the ten year old Jack Russell went blind five years ago after having his eyes removed due to an eye infection.Since then his companion Lilli has proved that a dog’s best friend is another dog! Lilli stays side by side with Zac on walks and she lets him rest... more

Barking Mad! Woman spends £20,000 on dog wedding!

Posted On 2011-04-07 08:04:29

The bride wore a white dress complete with 1,800 Swarovski crystals and a pearl necklace. She entered the room to the wedding march played by a harpist and was met at the altar by the groom wearing a tuxedo. After the ceremony 80 guests enjoyed a buffet in a marquee... more

25 fire fighters sent to rescue stranded cat on roof

Posted On 2011-04-06 09:04:14

Health and safety rules meant that 25 fire fighters were sent to rescue a cat that was perched about 40ft up on a two storey house. Five crews were despatched to save the cat which cost an estimated £1,500. The crews scrambled to comply with national working at height regulations... more

Pet myths true or false?

Posted On 2011-04-05 10:04:37

Dogs are colour-blind The basis for this myth is not known. The truth is dogs do see in colour, however they see differently to humans and are less able to distinguish between colours. Cats always land on their feet They say cats always land on their feet, this is not... more

Puppy fights off Burglars

Posted On 2011-04-04 09:04:25

Millie, a 11 month old cocker spaniel and Hardy, a 5 year old cocker spaniel, proved themselves to be effective guard dogs as they stood their ground against burglars brandishing a screwdriver. Millie’s owner Jane Greytorex was outside when she heard the commotion. Coming back into the house Jane was... more

More black cat sightings in Scotland

Posted On 2011-04-01 02:04:31

During March 2011 there have been further reports of large black cat sightings in Scotland. Workers from a quarry spotted a large cat stalking around Roscobie, near Loch Fitty and only a few miles from the quarry, a large cat was also spotted near Wellwood Recycling Centre. Other recent sightings... more