Can Pets Cure Depression

Can Pets Cure Depression?

Can Pets Cure Depression?

Article by Lauren Bate (diaryofaspanglishgirl.com)

Disclaimer: If you are in a dark place, we urge you to seek medical assistance, and urgently. This is not a sign of weakness, nor a sign of defeat. It’s a sign of strength and new beginnings. Reach out, you are not alone.

Depression and mental illness is a widespread issue across the UK, affecting 1 in 4 people, each year. It’s time we broke down the stigma, talked about it and addressed how much our pets do for us, not only in day to day life but maintaining our mental health.

The world can be a dark and lonely place once you find yourself in the spiral of depression. Every little thing that was once joyful, is sucked and the point and direction is lost. Every day felt pointless. Lost in the direction of my own cascading mind. Thoughts would pile up and up. I left work, I couldn’t face it anymore. A job I loved. Every day was a battle and I was the one losing. Continue reading

Dog Beaches for First Timers

Dog Beaches for First Timers

A practical guide to taking your dog to the beach

Article by Lauren Bate (diaryofaspanglishgirl.com)

As the summer sun starts to appear, most of us will start  thinking about packing a deckchair and having a relaxing trip to the beach. If you’re a dog owner, like me, you’re more than likely considering packing your towel and taking your dog for a fun trip out to the beach too.

If you’re lucky enough to live near the sea, or have the capacity to travel to one with your dog, you’ll find great pleasure in taking your four-legged friend to the beach. It can be such an enriching and fun experience, but the wonderful days at the beach very rarely come without an incident or two. Continue reading

Protect My Pet Subscription Box Review

Protect My Pet Subscription Box Review

Subscription boxes have become very popular in recent years, and it’s possible to get them containing anything from makeup to healthy snacks. Pets aren’t left out of this market, and there are now quite a few pet subscription boxes, mostly focused on food, toys and treats. Protect My Pet is different in that it’s a monthly subscription service that sends you accurate doses of flea and worming treatments for you pet. Continue reading

Best Cat Dog Pet Trackers Review

15 of the Best Cat & Dog Trackers – Buying Guide & Reviews

Do you ever wonder where your cat goes when they head out for the night, or worry about your dog being scared and running off when on a walk? If so, then a pet tracker could be the answer! But with so many devices to choose from, how do you know what is the best pet tracker to buy? To help you decide, we’ve reviewed 15 of the best trackers for cats and dogs available in the UK. Continue reading

More Than Pet Insurance Review

More Than Pet Insurance Review

More Than Pet Insurance offer the full range of cat and dog insurance products, starting with Accident Only and going up to Lifetime policies. Vet fees limits range from £1,500 for their Basic Time Limited policy, up to £12,000 for their Premier Lifetime policy. They are one of only a few pet insurance providers who offer the full range of policy types.

They are also one of the largest pet insurance providers in the UK, and are owned by RSA Insurance Group. RSA is the second largest general insurance company in the UK. One benefit of More Than being owned by RSA is that they won’t suddenly switch your policy to another underwriter, with different terms.

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More Than Pet Insurance Review

Best Value Pet Insurance for Cats & Dogs

Buying pet insurance for your cat or dog can be a large investment. With so many different providers and policies available, how do you know which pet insurance policy gives the best value?

We have done some research to help answer this question, and hopefully give you a better idea of what to look for. In this blog, we look at the best value Time Limited, Max Benefit and Lifetime policies for cats and dogs. Continue reading

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