Tag: cats

The 5 Most Common Pet Allergies

Posted On 2014-08-01 03:08:40

When we think of pet allergies we often think of people being allergic to pets, but did you know that our pets can also suffer from allergies and experience similar uncomfortable symptoms? Nobody enjoys allergies, but at the very least we are able to take medications or avoid the thing... more

Researcher believes cats are still essentially wild animals

Posted On 2014-01-21 01:01:59

Cats have not come as far on the road to domestication as some people think, according to the conclusions of one researcher. Dr John Bradshaw, founder of the Anthrozoology Institute at the University of Bristol, has studied cats for 25 years. He believes that cats have not evolved to live... more

Jasper the cat is a regular on public transport

Posted On 2014-01-07 10:01:46

It can be difficult for cat owners to know what their moggies get up to when they are let out of the house, but one woman from North Tyneside has a fair idea with her feline Jasper. Steph Keenan lives close to the Metro station in North Shields and Jasper... more

Robbie the cat named Survivor of the Year by PDSA

Posted On 2013-12-23 03:12:41

The pet charity PDSA has named a black and white cat called Robbie its Survivor of the Year after the feline was trapped inside a sofa that was set on fire. Robbie thought he had found the perfect place to take shelter when he came across an abandoned sofa, but... more

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

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

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

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