Tag: cheap pet insurance

Kittens escape from Ipswich landfill site digger

Posted On 2013-06-07 12:06:18

Three abandoned kittens were found at a Suffolk tip just moments before a digger got to them, but they had a lucky escape when the staff at the Foxhall landfill site in Ipswich spotted them amongst the rubbish and scooped them to safety. It was thought that the five-week-old kittens... more

Stolen bulldog puppy Charley found after Twitter plea

Posted On 2013-06-07 08:06:26

A family from Warwickshire were heartbroken after their 12-week-old British bulldog puppy was stolen by burglars that had raided the house. The puppy was taken from the property in Cresswell Place, Cawston, Rugby and it is not known whether their pet was targeted as thousands of pounds worth of electrical... more

Endsleigh and Lets with Pets partner up

Posted On 2013-05-09 01:05:44

Pet owners that are struggling to find rented accommodation with their companions have received a boost as part of a partnership with Endsleigh and the Dogs Trust. Endsleigh is offering a specialist landlords insurance policy – in conjunction with the Lets with Pets scheme – is aimed at encouraging more... more

Bills too high? Cuddle up to your pet and save…

Posted On 2013-03-14 12:03:43

A Devon couple saved hundreds of pounds over winter by snuggling up to their dog and switching off the central heating. Joanne and Jim Bell from Barnstaple, Devon decided they were sick of paying the ever-increasing gas bills to British Gas. Instead of turning on the central heating like most... more

Cat survives long aeroplane journey trapped inside owner’s bag

Posted On 2013-03-08 11:03:17

A cat called Bisou from Cairo, Egypt survived a 2,200 mile journey from Cairo to London after being mistakenly packed in a suitcase. Mervat Ciuti from Cairo had no idea that she had packed her Persian cat and was happily enjoying the flight unaware her cat was on the same... more

Battersea warns of danger of antifreeze

Posted On 2013-01-18 04:01:43

With the cold weather well and truly upon us in the UK, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is hoping people won’t use antifreeze on their cars as it can be poisonous to pets. Antifreeze contains ethylene glycol, which is an ingredient in some forms of antifreeze that tastes sweet to... more

Animal rescue centres braced for influx in abandoned pets

Posted On 2013-01-17 02:01:31

Animal rescue centres in Kent are preparing for a surge in pets in need of new homes after being dumped following Christmas. The first few months of the year are usually a time when families aren’t looking to find a new pet and it is often then that animals are... more

Cats being fed ‘too many’ treats

Posted On 2013-01-14 04:01:01

A new survey undertaken by Cats Protection has found that nearly a quarter (23 per cent) of felines in the UK are regarded as overweight or obese by their owners. The survey of 1,120 cat owners revealed that around seven in ten of the cats that were slightly or very... more

Window cleaner helps kitten off roof

Posted On 2013-01-14 12:01:20

The RSPCA has extended a special thank you to a window cleaner that managed to rescue a kitten that had managed to get itself stuck atop a roof in Bourne, Lincolnshire. Nick Glover came to the rescue after tiny Molly managed to sneak out of her home and climbed up... more

Kitten requires surgery after swallowing TV aerial

Posted On 2013-01-11 03:01:17

A kitten has managed to survive following emergency surgery after somehow swallowing a 15cm TV aerial. The metal antenna became lodged in Alphie’s oesophagus and stomach. Vanessa Waite had only owned the young tabby for a few days when he started his love affair with the TV. Indeed, Ms Waite... more