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RSPCA shelter please for cats to be rehomed

Posted On 2012-09-10 04:09:26

Members of staff at the RSPCA’s Common Farm Cattery in Hednesford are appealing to local people for help in rehoming some of the felines in residence. New homes are being sought for dozens of cats after a surge in the number of animals being abandoned across Walsall and Cannock. A... more

Grooming is very important for pets

Posted On 2012-09-07 04:09:59

When taking on a new pet there are a number of things that you must take into consideration. Pets need to be kept stimulated and dogs especially need to be regularly exercised, while it is also important to make sure they are trained. One thing that quite often gets forgotten... more

RSPCA rescues a cat that gives birth in a tree

Posted On 2012-09-07 03:09:49

The RSPCA was recently called to rescue a cat that had managed to get itself stuck in a tree 25ft after giving birth to kittens. A concerned member of the public who had spotted the mother and a small kitten poking their heads out of a nook in the tree... more

Making your home pet-friendly will ease transition

Posted On 2012-09-07 02:09:38

After deciding that you and your family want to introduce a pet into the home, there are a few important factors to take into consideration. For any new cats or dogs in the house, it is essential that training is administered early in order to ensure they are sociable not... more

Cats and dogs used to help stroke sufferers

Posted On 2012-09-06 04:09:56

Cats and dogs are being brought in to help stroke patients recover at the Cimla Hospital in Neath. Patients are receiving pet therapy as part of a new initiative after research found that they can recover faster and more fully if their mood can be raised and the arrival of... more

Charity to hold rabbit awareness assemblies

Posted On 2012-09-06 04:09:45

This September will see a number of different charities and vets up and down the country taking part in the Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW). From September 15th to 22nd RAW will see vets, pet retailers, welfare charities and manufacturers work together to educate pet insurance customers about proper rabbit care.... more

TV vet Steve Leonard has backed PDSA hospital appeal

Posted On 2012-09-06 01:09:03

TV presenter and vet Steve Leonard has issued an urgent plea for help from animal lovers in Birmingham to support the PDSA’s £2 million appeal to build a replacement PetAid hospital. Mr Leonard is supporting the appeal after visiting the 42-year-old facility in Quinton, where he saw the difficulties facing... more

Activists urge circus boycott in Pendle

Posted On 2012-09-05 04:09:45

Animal rights activists have encouraged people in the Lancashire area to boycott the Circus Mondao, which is in Pendle until Sunday (September 9th). Campaigners from the Animal Defenders International (ADI) are unhappy at the treatment of the zebras, camels, llamas and reindeer in its care. Circus bosses have hit back... more

Contact ‘not a risk factor’ for Toxoplasma

Posted On 2012-09-05 04:09:47

Cats Protection is urging feline owners to remain calm about the current situation surrounding the risk of Toxoplasma gondii. It was reported yesterday (September 4th) in a number of publications that an increasing number of people are getting infected with the parasitic infection, which is spread from cats. However, the... more

Vets call for calm over toxoplasma

Posted On 2012-09-05 11:09:50

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling for calm in the UK over the potential risks posed by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. This comes after some ‘alarmist’ headlines from some news providers that claimed a link between contact with cats to schizophrenia. Several reports contained some very important messages regarding... more