Are you one of the 1/3 of all pet owners in the UK who takes their pet with them on holiday?
If you are, then as summer approaches and thoughts move to going on holiday at home or abroad, now is a good time to think about travelling with your pet. In this blog article, read our advice for travelling abroad or within the UK with your pet by road, rail, sea or air; which will hopefully help make your journey safer and more enjoyable for you and your pet. Continue reading
In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of pet food brands selling grain-free pet food. This appears to follow the trend towards healthy human foods, and more pet owners are trying to ensure their pet eats as well as they do. In this latest blog article, we look at whether grain-free pet food is beneficial for your cat or dog, or is it just marketing hype? Continue reading
If you own a cat or dog, you won’t have any problem finding a suitable pet insurance policy. However what about if your pet is slightly more exotic?
While cat and dog insurance make up the majority of policies on offer, it is also possible to get pet insurance for birds, horses and smaller mammals such as rabbits. These policies aren’t that common though, so in this article we look at what type of insurance is available. Continue reading
This blog post is a little different from usual, and simply contains photos of cats – which I think we all agree is a good thing! The one thing these cats have in common is that they are all Cuban.
Cats have a natural instinct to climb, sleep off the ground and keep their claws sharp by scratching. A cat tree or activity centre is the ideal place for your cat to play and sleep, and scratching posts make a great alternative to your furniture for your cat to sharpen their claws on. They also help cats stretch their back and shoulder muscles.
But with so many different types available, how do you choose which scratching post or cat tree is best for you and your cat? Continue reading
Most of us love to take photos of our pets – whether it’s a quick snap of them doing something cute or crazy to post on social media, or something more like a portrait which will give you a lasting memory of a beloved friend for many years to come. However sometimes these photos don’t always turn out quite as we’d hope – maybe they are blurry, or they look too bright or too dark.
In this article I’ll give you some tips based on years of experience of photography, to try and help you take better photos for you to keep and treasure for years to come. These tips aren’t just for cats and dogs – they are just as valid for other types of pet such as rabbits, lizards and birds.
Do Your Photos Look Like This?
With the advance of smartphone technology, most people these days have access to good quality cameras built-in to their phones so almost everyone has a camera with them virtually all of the time. Although you can spend a lot more on more advanced pocket-sized Point & Shoot cameras, or even Digital SLR cameras, the advice here is valid whichever camera you have. Continue reading
Sleep, Play, Sleep, Eat, Groom, Sleep, Go Crazy, Eat, Groom, Sleep.
This is how a typical cat usually spends their day, but why do they spend so much of their time sleeping? Continue reading
Christmas is a time of giving, and it’s only fair that we treat our furry friends as well. So we’ve put together this list of our favourite gift ideas. Hopefully it will help make this Christmas extra special for you and your pets. Continue reading
Christmas and New Year is a time for celebrating and having fun with family and friends, but it can be rather stressful for pets. There is also more chance of them becoming ill from eating something they shouldn’t, so we’ve put together this guide to help keep your pets safe and happy over the festive period. Continue reading
This cat saw a cucumber – you’ll be amazed what happened next!
The latest craze sweeping the world of online cat videos involves cucumbers. Yep – that’s right – that green vegetable often found in tuna sandwiches. Continue reading