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What to Do If Your Cat Goes Missing: Tips for Finding Your Lost Feline Friend

Posted On 2013-10-07 08:10:27

All cats go missing at some time during their lives. However, most have simply found a warm and secluded hideaway in which to enjoy a spot of rest and relaxation. If your cat has been missing for a few hours and you re worried it may be lost or injured,... more

Dog owners photograph pets more than partners

Posted On 2013-09-16 02:09:37

New research is showing just how much owners love their dogs. They’re keen to take photographs, with 90 per cent of those questioned pointing the camera at their pet more than their partner, according to findings from K9 Media and Direct Line Pet Insurance. Almost a third – 31 per... more

Fighting Feline Flea Infestations

Posted On 2013-08-16 01:08:27

Fighting Feline Flea Infestations At some time in their lives, your feline friends will most probably pick up fleas. The most common flea found on cats is the ordinary cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis). While outdoor cats are most at risk of getting fleas, indoor cats are not immune to these... more

Responsible dog ownership ‘has to be encouraged’

Posted On 2013-08-08 10:08:56

More needs to be done to encourage responsible dog ownership in the UK. This is according to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), which thinks ‘genuine early intervention and preventative measures’ is the best way to prevent dog-related offences. The body was speaking after the... more

Scientists to banish cat allergies

Posted On 2013-07-26 04:07:41

Feline-lovers will be over the moon this week as scientists have found the cause of cat allergies. Many people can’t get enough of their moggies even through their sneezing fits! Scientists from the University of Cambridge have discovered the cause of allergies in cat skin particles, which are called ‘cat... more

Dog operated kennels are on their way

Posted On 2013-07-23 04:07:57

Your pet might like to play with the remote, but it’s not often that Fido has a taste for the hi-tech. However, believe it or not, dog technology might not be as wacky as it first sounds. The Dog’s Trust is working with the University of Loughborough to create and... more

Choosing the Best Cat for your Family

Posted On 2013-07-10 08:07:26

Cats can make great pets, but picking the right one is important. You ll be looking after it for the next 10 or 20 years, so it’s important to give it as much time and thought as you need. These are a few tips to help you make your choice.... more

Upcoming Pet shows 2013

Posted On 2013-06-11 01:06:43

If you are thinking of heading to some pet shows over the summer months here is a list of the upcoming dates and show events across the country. June 15th and 16th of June- Border Union Agricultural Society For more information please contact: Telephone Number: 01573 223843 £21st, 22nd and... more

The Worlds Most Famous Cats

Posted On 2013-06-11 07:06:38

For the past decade, cats have dominated the internet with their hilarious antics and mischievous exploits, and there are now dozens of celebrity cats who have become household names thanks to both the web and the media. Here are just a few of our favourites: Casper the Commuting Cat Casper... more

Things to Consider Before Adopting a Dog

Posted On 2013-05-15 10:05:26

Adopting a Dog: Is it Right for You? A dog can be a wonderful addition to your family, playing the role of a loyal and devoted companion throughout the years. Many people choose to adopt a dog from a shelter, keen to provide a home for a less fortunate canine.... more