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Maru’s smile is his fortune

Posted On 2014-08-01 01:08:55

His cheeky grin has won him an army of fans on Instagram and YouTube meet Maru the smiling dog! Maru is a 7-year-old Shiba-Inu who lives with his family in Tokyo and, after they posted pictures of him online, he’s become an internet sensation thanks to his cute face and... more

The World’s Tiniest Cat?

Posted On 2014-08-01 01:08:33

A new world record for the world’s shortest cat could be on the cards for Pixel, a five inch tall Munchkin cat from California. Source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/worlds-smallest-ever-cat-just-3787638 The current record is held by Cye, a cat from the related Napoleon breed, who stands at 5.35 inches. Pixel’s owner, Tiffani Kjeldergaard, is... more

Dolly’s Gone Home

Posted On 2014-08-01 01:08:26

It sounds like a happy ending: abandoned dog is reunited with its owner. However, perhaps there are some questions still to be answered about Dolly the Lurcher, left behind at this year’s Glastonbury festiaval. Source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/abandoned-glastonbury-dog-dolly-parton-3822136 The Lurcher was found cowering in a tent during the clean up after the... more

10 of the Most Influential Cats on the Internet

Posted On 2014-08-01 01:08:06

There are plenty of cats on the internet who might be well-known for their looks, their activities and more. Not all can be mega stars though, so here is our rundown of ten of the most influential cats online (in no particular order): 1. Maru With videos including Maru jumping... more

The Rapping Feline Cats The Musical is Back

Posted On 2014-08-01 01:08:25

A rapping street cat will be among the cast of hit musical Cats when it returns to London’s West End at the end of the year. Inspired by the poetry of Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, by TS Eliot. The record-breaking show notched up 21 years before closing in... more

Pets and Social Media Profiles

Posted On 2014-08-01 01:08:25

Figures suggest that a tenth of all pets in the UK have their own page on Facebook, YouTube channel or Twitter account, while over half of British pet owners share their pet photos online. It seems that those who surf the Internet can’t get enough of pet-related content; some have... more

Dog Friendly Holidays: An Owner’s Guide

Posted On 2014-08-01 01:08:58

If you re off on holiday and can’t bear to be parted from your beloved pooch, the first big decision is whether to stay in the UK or go abroad. If you re leaving the country, you ll need to meet the entry requirements for your pet for your chosen... more

Choosing a boarding kennel

Posted On 2014-08-01 01:08:47

If you re looking for a boarding kennel for your cat or dog, understandably the prospect of leaving your beloved animal in the care of someone else can be worrying. Luckily, there are many things you can do to maximise the chances of a happy experience. Start shopping around early.... more

Purrmanently Sad Cat: Has Grumpy Cat Met Her Match?

Posted On 2014-07-14 03:07:20

Say hello to the brand new online feline sensation that is Purrmanently Sad Cat ; the newborn kitten from New Orleans that has an adorably sad expression that doesn’t seem to go away. Don’t be fooled though, she is said to be a very chirpy kitty-cat who lives the life... more

Robbie the Dog, Really Wants to Play

Posted On 2014-07-14 03:07:30

This video may be 4 years old, but it doesn’t fail to make us smile. The YouTube video Very funny dog! Really determined too has received over 5 million views since it was first uploaded on October 9th, 2010 and shows a Border Collie cross Australian Kelpie desperately trying to... more