Monthly Archives: July 2012

RSPCA appeals to find person who cruelly dumped two cats

Posted On 2012-07-31 03:07:00

The RSPCA is seeking the owner of two cats that were found dumped in the town of Welshpool this week. A pedestrian discovered the male white and female ginger felines in a plastic box on Oldford Lane after becoming suspicious about the package, the County Times reports. They were taken... more

App offers cat owners new ways to play with their pets

Posted On 2012-07-31 03:07:00

Most cat owners will regularly play with their moggies using toy mice, rattles or even pieces of wool in order to spend quality time with them. However, people who want a more high-tech way of interacting with their pets could try Cat iTonic – Free Cat Games by CAT Game... more

Katy Perry seeks help for her sad cats

Posted On 2012-07-31 02:07:00

Katy Perry is well-known for being a cat fan but she has proved just how devoted she is to her feline friends this week by apparently hiring a cat shrink. According to the Daily Star, the singer has been worried about the behaviour of Kitty Purry and Krusty the Cat... more

Dogs and owners have fun at summer camp

Posted On 2012-07-31 11:07:53

School summer holidays are a great time for youngsters to take their dogs on long walks in order to make the most of good weather and six weeks of free time. However, children living near Melton have had the chance to go one better this year thanks to a summer... more

Woman credits beloved dog with saving her life

Posted On 2012-07-31 11:07:50

A woman has called her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel a guardian angel after its strange activities encouraged her to get checked for breast cancer. Penny the dog began pawing at her owner Sharon Rawlinson’s chest last November and refused to leave her alone. In January, the caring canine jumped on... more

Britons urged to think carefully about breeds after rise in number of ‘wolves’ being abandoned

Posted On 2012-07-30 03:07:00

People thinking of welcoming a new dog into their family have been urged to think carefully about the breed they select and whether it is really suitable for their lifestyle. It comes after the Blue Cross reported a sudden rise in the number of wolf-like dogs being abandoned at its... more

Cat and kittens found close to death recovering at animal shelter

Posted On 2012-07-30 02:07:39

A cat and her kittens that were found close to death after being abandoned are now recovering at an animal shelter. The seven ten-week-old kittens and their mother had been sealed into a tiny cardboard box and then dumped behind a block of flats in Hackbridge, Your Local Guardian reports.... more

Cat shelter calls for more donations to help neediest felines

Posted On 2012-07-30 02:07:09

A cat shelter has asked members of the public for help in meeting the care costs for two of its neediest residents. Sheffield Cats Shelter has taken in many litters of kittens lately, but two in particular have required expert medical treatment that is stretching the charity’s budget, the Sheffield... more

Dogs join in on Oxford fun day

Posted On 2012-07-30 12:07:40

Families and their dogs were invited along to a fun day in Underhill Circus over the weekend that was designed to promote environmental services in Oxford. Barton Neighbourhood Centre was the venue and Oxford City Council had arranged an array of activities to showcase its Cleaner, Greener initiative, the Oxford... more

Longhoughton resident unhappy that dogs use her garden as toilet

Posted On 2012-07-27 04:07:03

A young mother in Longhoughton, Northumberland, has blasted dog owners that constantly allow their pooches to foul in her garden. The Northumberland County Council launched the Don’t Stand For It campaign earlier this month but Sarah Wood is still seeing owners flout the rules, the Northumberland Gazette reports. Ms Wood... more