Is it OK to Let Your Cat Sleep in Bed with You?


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 […]

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Signs Your Ready To Get Your First Kitten


Seeing those kittens in the window as you walk into town. Scrolling through Instagram and being blessed with tiny furballs of love. Kittens are everywhere and really, it’s pretty great. It’ll leave you telling your partner “So, when are we having our own?”, a kitten we mean, not a baby. Though, is there a difference? […]

Friday, August 24th, 2018

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

Would You Clone your Dog?


It is now possible to clone your dog but would you do it? Denise Westervelt did – twice! Denise Westervelt was devastated when her dog Peanut died. She had owned several chihuahuas but Peanut was particularly loveable. Having read about dog cloning, Denise decided to replicate little Peanut! Her son contacted ViaGen Pets, a division […]

Monday, April 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

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

Why do Cats Knead?


Cats have a tendency to knead vigorously before they settle into their chosen position and even after they are already comfortable. If a cat has ever sat on you, you will be familiar with that gentle and persistent pummelling which usually ensues. It is an endearing habit but one which has ruined many a designer […]

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

How Pets Influence House Purchases


A recent survey in America has revealed that more and more people are selecting a home based on how it suits their pets. Dog owners and those who aspire to own a dog are choosing properties with more outside space. The survey also suggests that some people are motivated to move on from the rental […]

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Cat Purrs Have Therapeutic Benefits!


There’s nothing quite as charming as that familiar vibration which emanates from your cat when you stroke it. Purring is the sound of contentment and relaxation. It tells you that your furry friend is feeling good and that you are doing the right thing. But it turns out that there are unexpected benefits to those […]

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Would You Enjoy Working With Animals?


If you love your pets, then the idea of working with animals is almost certainly extremely appealing. There are a variety of careers that would enable you to do this. You could study to become a vet or a veterinary nurse. Perhaps you would prefer to work for the RSPCA, another charity or a boarding […]

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Why Have Cats Started to Suffer from Hyperthyroidism?


Hyperthyroidism is a condition which has long been recognised in humans. However, cats were not diagnosed with the condition until the 1970s. Causing weight loss despite a voracious appetite, hyperthyroidism is now instantly recognisable as it has become so common in felines. Which makes you wonder what could have caused such an epidemic?

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Feline Dementia


My lovely cat Sammy had been a wonderful companion for many years. I had found him at Battersea Cats and Dogs home when he was approximately 2 years old. But when he reached the grand old age of 17, he began acting strangely and didn’t seem like the old Sam.

Thursday, April 13th, 2017