Are Essential Oils Hazardous to your Pets?

Cats, Dogs

Essential oils have been used for centuries and for many different reasons. Beneficial for enhancing performance, relaxation, lowering blood pressure and reducing anxiety, the oils can deeply impact your senses. You can purchase essential oils in their pure form and in a raft of household and beauty products but are they safe for your animals? […]

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Ministers told to stop feeding Foreign Office Cat


If you thought that the complex developments of the power dynamics, infighting and strategy shifts within UK politics was intriguing, then you should take a look at what is going on with the cats of Westminster. Palmerston the mouser The Foreign Office has been benefiting of late from the work of a certain feline friend […]

Friday, February 16th, 2018

How to tell if your cat is feeling down


Cats, like humans, have an emotional makeup which can be affected by certain changes in environment or circumstance. If a beloved family member passes away, or even just leaves home, then, in the same way that you may go through a grieving process or feel down for a period of time before feeling more normal […]

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Salt and Grit Poses Danger to Pets

Cats, Dogs

When winter sets in and temperatures begin to drop, the gritters soon appear to make our footpaths and roads safer. Unfortunately, whilst salt and grit reduces the risks of icy roads to humans, the material does nothing to enhance the safety of our pets and can even pose a health risk.

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

More Feline Deaths Linked to Croydon Cat Killer


We have previously highlighted the disturbing activities of the individual who has been labelled the Croydon Cat Killer. The killings and mutilations began in the Croydon area but there have been incidents across the South East. There had already been more than 400 crimes attributed to the killer but you can now add 5 further […]

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Cats in the News


We thought that we should bring you a round-up of the stories featuring cats which have made headlines recently – just in case you missed them! Adorable and mischievous moggies across the globe are always up to something so it’s worth keeping your finger on the pulse! Potty Kitties An American cat owner who grows […]

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Why You Should Be More Cat


A new book by French author Stéphane Garnier suggests that the secret to happiness and success is to live more like your cat. Tell us something we don’t know! Cats do seem to have nailed the old work life balance thing, don’t they? They always appear to be rested and they have the knack of […]

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Unlikely Feline Survivor


Grenfell Tower resident Kerry O’Hara escaped her 6th floor flat during the infamous fire. When she realised that she would have to evacuate the building, she was in a terrible state of panic. The experience was extremely traumatic and made worse by the fact that she had to rush out of her flat and leave […]

Monday, October 16th, 2017

World’s Oldest Cat Dies


The cat though to be the oldest in the world has recently died at the age of 32. Nutmeg the Tabby did not feature in the Guinness Book of World Records because his precise age could not be verified but he was found as a stray when already an adult cat in 1990. Adopting a […]

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

An Unlikely Friendship

Cats, Dogs

Sometimes pets form the most unlikely friendships. Although these do not include a budding relationship between by friend’s working cocker and a rabbit that she almost hunted down in the park this week. I was walking the spaniel when she took off across a field towards what I thought was a small dog on a […]

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Pets and Hurricane Irma

Cats, Dogs

The Caribbean islands and Florida have recently been battered by one of the worst hurricanes the region has ever experienced. The residents of Florida had the opportunity to see the devastation in the Caribbean before deciding whether or not to heed the warnings to evacuate their homes. Most people in the danger zone did decide […]

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The Croydon Cat Killer


More than 250 pets have been found dead and decapitated around the country area since 2014. The killing spree began in the Croydon area and many of the killings have taken place in South London and Surrey. Also known as the M25 Killer, this sadistic murderer has been the feature of a television documentary. Most […]

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

Why Do Cats Love a Good Head Scratch?


If you have ever owned a cat, you will doubtless have discovered that they love it when you pet them on their head. Cats just adore being scratched and tickled around the head and can almost fall into a trance as they soak in the pure pleasure of the experience! But what is so special […]

Friday, September 1st, 2017