Best Cat Toys Review

15 of the Best Cat Toys

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Cat toys are an ideal way to keep your cat entertained, fit and healthy. Playing with your cat also helps builds a stronger bond between you and your furry friend.

This is especially important for indoor cats as they don’t get the stimulation and exercise that outdoor cats naturally get. A stimulating cat toy for an indoor cat can relieve boredom, and help prevent them becoming overweight.

There are several types of cat toy available, and many different varieties so it can be quite hard to find the best one. We have researched many of the different toys available, and put together this list of 15 of the best cat toys you can buy in the UK. Continue reading

Cat Insurance

How Much is Cat Insurance?

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Pet Insurance can be very useful to help you pay for unexpected vet bills if your cat becomes sick or is injured. One of the first questions people ask though is “how much will it cost to insure my pet cat?” The answer isn’t straightforward however, and really depends on many variables. In this article, we examine what influences the cost of cat insurance policies, and what impact each factor has. Continue reading

Pet Insurance

How Much is Dog Insurance?

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Pet Insurance can be very useful to help you pay for unexpected vet bills if your dog becomes ill or is injured. One of the first questions people ask though is “how much will it cost to insure my pet dog?” The answer is – it depends on many variables. In this blog article, we illustrate what influences the cost of dog insurance policies, and what impact each factor has. Continue reading

Best Pet Vacuum Cleaners Review

20 of the Best Pet Vacuum Cleaners

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Owning a pet is a very rewarding experience, but there are some downsides. For anyone who has a cat or dog, you’ll be familiar with the constant battle to keep your home clean from pet hair. A good way to keep on top of this is to buy a vacuum cleaner designed especially for pets and pet hair.

However how do you choose what is the best vacuum cleaner for cat or dog hair? This really depends on the type of pet vacuum cleaner you want, and also where you need to clean pet hair from. For example, dog owners may be looking for the best handheld hoover to get dog hair out of a car. Cat owners might be more interested in the best cleaner to remove cat hair from a sofa, or cat litter from a tiled bathroom floor.

There are a lot of different models available to buy from well-known manufacturers such as Hoover and Dyson, as well as less familiar names like Gtech and Shark. The aim of this article is to help you find the best vacuum cleaner for your needs, and to do this, we give an overview of what to look for, and also review some of the best pet vacuum cleaners available to buy online at the moment. Continue reading

Cool Cats of Santorini

Cool Cats of Santorini

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

If you’ve seen my previous article Cool Cats of Cuba, you’ll know I love taking photos of cats in exotic locations. I was recently lucky enough to spend a week in Santorini (a Greek island in the Aegean Sea), and encountered a lot of cats wandering around the various towns.

Some cats are wild and live on the streets, while others are family pets, but all were friendly although one or two were rather shy.

Check out some of my favourites – from timid kittens watching the world go by, to sunbathing cats without a care in the world!

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Travelling abroad with your pet

Travelling at Home and Abroad with Your Pet

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

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

Grain Free Pet Food

Grain-Free Pet Food – Good or Bad?

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

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

Pet Insurance for horses, reptiles and small animals

Pet Insurance for Small Animals, Horses & Exotic Pets

Last updated: December 11th, 2018

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 in the UK, it is also possible to get pet insurance for birds, horses, rabbits and other small animals. These policies aren’t that common though, so in this article we look at what type of insurance is available. Continue reading

15 of the Best Cat Trees and Scratching Posts

15 of the Best Cat Trees & Scratching Posts

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

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