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Family pet recovers after spin in tumble dryer

Posted On 2013-12-13 10:12:57

A kitten has made a full recovery after accidentally spending 20 minutes in a tumble dryer, which was switched on without his owners realising he was inside. Phoenix had decided that the damp bedding in the dryer was the perfect place for a nap at his owner Deryn De Temple’s... more

Santa’s grotto for dogs raises money for RSPCA

Posted On 2013-12-09 11:12:55

A campaign to raise awareness and money for the plight of dogs this Christmas has seen a special Santa’s Grotto set up in Norwich. The Forum was the setting for the event, which saw owners bring their beloved four-legged friends to meet Father Christmas in exchange for a donation to... more

Everyday sounds cause seizures in cats

Posted On 2013-12-03 03:12:00

Everyday sounds, such as the rustle of a newspaper or the beep of a digital alarm clock, can lead to seizures in domestic pets like cats. This is according to research carried out by the charity International Cat Care (ICC), which has called the occurrence Tom and Jerry syndrome. Relatively... more

How to Look After a Stray Cat

Posted On 2013-11-27 09:11:41

When you spot a cat out on the street, and it looks unwell and like it hasn’t got an owner, it’s hard not to feel sympathy for the poor little creature. Many people take in stray cats in the hope they will help them get back to peak condition, but... more

Training Your Dog Some Easy Do’s and Don’ts

Posted On 2013-11-27 09:11:38

When you get a new little puppy, it’s tempting to smother it with constant love all of the time, laughing off its little foibles, and giggling when it makes a mess in the front room – simply because it’s ‘too cute’. However, in the long run keeping your dog untrained... more

Breed of the month Beagle

Posted On 2013-11-27 09:11:06

For a dog that scores highly on both temperament and good looks, the beagle is definitely up at the top of the class. Beagles make great family dogs as they are affable and active. Their good temperament makes them perfect for families with kids, and in terms of exercise, they’ll... more

Dogs interpret human interactions in relation to food

Posted On 2013-11-26 10:11:05

New research has found that dogs interpret the way that humans interact with each other in relation to food in order to assess their personality. A study by the University of Buenos Aires looked at how conversations and body language between people affects canines even when they are not directly... more

Owner’s door kicked down after cat phones 999

Posted On 2013-11-19 11:11:44

A group of policemen kicked down a door in Kilburn, London after turning up to a house after a 999 call and no answer at the door. Unbeknown to them, the call to the emergency services had been dialled by a cat whose owner had popped out to the shops,... more

Former stray becomes first dog to reach Everest Base Camp

Posted On 2013-11-13 01:11:46

The first dog to make it to Everest Base Camp is a former stray called Rupee, who was rescued by Joanne Lefson from a rubbish dump in Ladakh, northern India. Rupee managed the trek to 17,000 feet above sea level, but only after his owner fed him a high protein... more

The best destinations for seeing cats

Posted On 2013-11-07 11:11:01

Do you miss your cat when you go on holiday? Then why not travel to a destination where you are almost guaranteed to see hundreds of cuddly kitties? If you are not quite sure where these places are, CNN has put together a list for feline lovers everywhere, starting off... more