Next time you take your dog for a walk outdoors, keep an eye out for bird poop – it might just give your furry friend chlamydia. Whereas chlamydia in humans is sexually transmitted, dogs can catch it as a result of contact with dried bird poo and bird carcasses. Birds carry the chlamydia psittaci bacteria, […]
It’s hi-fives all around for furry paws, as 2019 sees a brand, spanking new government law coming into effect, introducing a ban on any pet shop puppy sale. The announcement of this law came bounding in at an extremely relevant time of year, with animal welfare minister David Rutley making the declaration in December 2018 […]
House cats have come a long way from the Near Eastern wildcat that continues to prowl the deserts in the Middle East. Evidence suggests that humans were domesticating cats in Cyprus as long as 9500 years ago, but it was likely the Ancient Egyptians who put in the work to cultivate the endearing personalities of […]
No matter if you have a feisty kitten or a more mature feline, interactive toys are a fantastic way to keep your moggy active in both a physical and mental capacity! Whether you choose to introduce a little pre-dinner playtime or think your kitty needs to put in a bit effort for his evening meal, […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to be a pet. Over the last few months, a tsunami of new high-tech pet products and innovations have flowed onto the market. After an overview of the most popular items, it’s clear that the top pet trends for 2019 will be: • Smart tech • Alternative […]
Every year different pet laws come into place and will affect pet owners, sellers, product manufacturers and kennel owners. Everyone needs to keep abreast of current legislature when it comes to doing the best by our furry friends. And 2018 has been a busy year! Read on for some of the key updates from last […]
When the temperature begins to drop, and the scarves, hats, and gloves make their way out of hiding, you might be left wondering what all this could mean for your cat. Will they be safe dipping a paw out into the freezing weather? Should you be keeping them in overnight? What about the dreaded antifreeze? […]
Breaking news: Many of our furry friends may end up stranded in Europe if we end up with a ‘No Deal’ Brexit scenario.
Stumbling across a stray animal can be a heart-breaking experience. And you’ll want to do all you can to help the lost soul find a home. If you find yourself in this situation, read on to find out the necessary steps you should take… Stray, feral or lost? It can be difficult to work out […]
So, you’ve got a new furry member of the family or maybe Mittens just needs a change of diet. Where do you start? There are so many options for dry cat food and they all look the same, right? The question is, what are the best possible dry food options for cats within the UK? […]
Cat people will know there’s nothing more comforting than having a furbaby to snuggle up to. Whether you’ve had a bad day, or just want something to pet while watching Bake Off, there’s nothing like a cat cuddle to make you smile. But besides being the perfect cuddle companion, cat owners will also admit that […]
We’ve all heard of anxiety, most of us will experience it at some point in our lives. What you may not know is that anxiety is not something that only humans suffer with, our cats can suffer just as much. As heartbreaking as it is to think that your fur baby may be in distress, […]
No matter where you are, be it knee-deep in paperwork at work or trying to unwind on a Sunday evening with the family, there is nothing that will lift your mood like videos of dogs on YouTube. Here are the top 10 most impressive (and adorable) dog tricks on YouTube: The Super Hero Pup Move […]
There is nothing more stressful and not to mention frustrating than finding the right food for your precious kitten, especially if your kitten has developed a fussy appetite. Maybe Mittens knows that she is a princess and won’t expect anything less!
Whether you are moving to the sunny states or you just can’t bear to leave your kitty at home for a week, it’s important to do your research before jumping on a plane with kittens in arms. It can be overwhelming to know where to start when planning a trip abroad with your precious cat, […]