Tag: pet care insurance

Pet care when out and about

Posted On 2016-03-22 04:03:00

You re bound to spend more time outside thanks to the improving weather, so here’s some useful advice from our veterinary experts if you re venturing into the great outdoors. EXERCISING Giving your pet the freedom to play is important for their health and wellbeing, and sticking to a routine... more

Can You Rock as Hard as these Kittens?

Posted On 2014-08-01 01:08:31

There’s no shortage of cat videos online, but it’s fair to say that few moggies have the style and level of co-ordination shown by Tulip and Daisy. These are two kittens that live to rock out and now their impressive dance floor moves have earned them cult status. A video... more

Cat ‘caught in rabbit trap’ loses leg

Posted On 2012-06-21 10:06:22

A cat has had to have its leg amputated after suffering multiple fractures in an incident its owners believe was caused by a rabbit trap. Poppy’s injuries were deemed too extensive to repair by vets, who took the decision to remove her rear leg, the Leicester Mercury reports. Owners Richard... more

Talking dog is most popular YouTube video

Posted On 2011-12-21 04:12:03

A YouTube video of a talking dog has wowed pet insurance customers and has become the most-watched video of 2011. Entitled Ultimate Dog Tease, the clip uses perfectly timed dubbing to fool the viewer into thinking the dog is actually speaking. The canine is seen saying ‘you’re kidding me’, amongst... more

International travel more common for pets

Posted On 2011-12-21 04:12:03

Pet insurance customers are increasingly willing to travel abroad with their canines, according to new figures from Virgin Atlantic. But it doesn’t just end with man’s best friend, as the long-haul airline claims to have seen a 325 per cent increase in the number of cats being exported. What’s more,... more

Cat shot and left for dead drags itself to safety

Posted On 2011-12-08 01:12:04

Cat insurance customers could be relieved to learn that a cat shot by thugs in Cambridge and left for dead managed to drag itself two miles to its owner so he could get veterinary care. Gigio was believed to have been shot just outside of Girton, Cambridgeshire, and with a... more

Avoid ‘fashion accessory’ fish tanks this Christmas

Posted On 2011-12-07 04:12:24

Fish could be better kept in larger tanks, rather than new styles that have been created as fashion accessories, pet insurance customers could be interested to know. Commenting on a growing trend for ornamental fish tanks, the RSPCA has informed consumers that decorative tanks often do not meet the requirements... more

Owners warned to keep their pets indoors

Posted On 2011-12-06 05:12:13

Pet insurance customers in Merthyr have been warned to keep their animals locked up inside after a local bus driver claimed to have seen a ‘panther-like’ creature roaming in the area. Robert Davies told the Western Mail he was confronted by the beast when driving home and claimed it ran... more

Blue Cross to celebrate first anniversary with party

Posted On 2011-12-06 10:12:28

Pet insurance subscribers in the Somerset area might be interested in heading down to the Blue Cross shop in Wells on December 14th as the charity store is hosting a party to celebrate its first anniversary of opening. The mayor of Wells Danny Unwin will be a special guest at... more

Cat miraculously survives four-storey fall

Posted On 2011-12-05 05:12:34

Cat insurance customers should take extra care to prevent their moggies jumping out of windows after hearing that a furry companion somehow survived a four-storey fall. The cat fell out of an open window of a flat in Edgbaston, Birmingham, and was found struggling to breathe on the pavement by... more