Easter Pet Gifts

Easter Treats For Your Pet

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Spring is in the air, and Easter is approaching very quickly, so now is the perfect time to treat your pet to a little Easter treat!

Hot Cross Bun DogAn Easter favourite is the hot cross bun, but these contains raisins, which as you know are bad for dogs, and can cause kidney failure.

However these Hot Cross Buns for Dogs mean your dog can enjoy a mouth-watering treat along with you! They are specially baked for dogs, are 100% dog-friendly, and contain no harmful substances. Continue reading

Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance Buying Guide

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

While you are not obliged to have pet insurance, it can be very useful to cover unexpected vets’ bills if your pet was to become ill or injured. This is even more important if you don’t have enough savings or disposable income to pay for treatment yourself.

Most pet insurance policies offer cover for cats and dogs, and usually rabbits too. Insurance for horses and more exotic pets such as reptiles is also available, but not as common as cat and dog insurance.

It is worth taking the time to compare pet insurance policies to make sure you pick the best one from the start, as it can be difficult to switch policies later on. In this article, we highlight the different types of pet insurance available, and what to look out for when deciding which policy to buy. Continue reading

WaitrosePet.com – a New Online Pet Store

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

WaitrosePet.comIf you have ever shopped at Waitrose before, you’ll know that they have a well-deserved reputation for selling good quality products, offering excellent customer service and are reasonably priced too. You will probably also have noticed that until now they didn’t really offer a huge range of pet products.

However with the launch of their own online pet supplies website at the end of last year, this is no longer the case!  Continue reading

10 of the Best Cat Beds

10 of the Best Cat Beds

Everyone knows that cats like to sleep. In fact, they spend an average of 16 hours a day sleeping so if anyone needs a good bed, it is our furry feline friends. However finding a bed that they like is easier said than done! As a cat owner myself, I know how particular they can be – they often turn their noses up at the bed you have spent your hard-earned money on, and curl up in the tatty cardboard box it was delivered in.

But even the most fussy cat will find it hard to resist one of the fantastic cat beds that we have found online – check them out, and see what you think! Continue reading

Keep Pets Safe Fireworks

Fireworks & Pets – Keeping Pets Safe on Fireworks Night

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

As the days become shorter, and Summer turns to Autumn, it won’t be long until Bonfire Night is here. And with other celebrations such as Diwali, Christmas and New Year coming up soon as well, there will be plenty of fireworks going off, which are great for us to watch and enjoy, but can be very scary for animals. In fact, a survey by the Dogs Trust showed that 66% of dogs, and 57% of cats suffer from firework fear.

If you are worried about how your pet will cope during fireworks displays, we have got lots of advice to help keep your pets calm and safe. Continue reading

15 of the Best Pet Water Fountains – Reviews & Buying Guide

Last updated: January 7th, 2019

 -If you have read our blog article on the advantages of water fountains for cats and want to find out more, or are already sold on the benefits of water fountains and are wondering which fountain to buy, then you have come to the right place!

Here we have put together details of the 15 most popular drinking fountains suitable for pet cats and dogs, so you can easily compare them and decide which one is best for you and your pet. We’ve also shopped around, and tried to find the best deals for these fountains, so you can save money as well! Continue reading

10 Household Items That Could Harm Your Cat

10 Items That Can Harm Your CatAs we all know, cats can be very fussy eaters so it’s sometimes said that they are less likely to be poisoned than dogs, who tend to be less picky about what they eat. However, due to their curious nature, and their grooming habits, it is not uncommon for cats to eat something bad for them – sometimes with deadly consequences. Here is a list of 10 things that are commonly found at home that can be dangerous to cats.
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How to Choose a Pet Bowl

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Choosing a feeding or drinking bowl for your pet cat or dog is not always an easy task as there is so much choice available, so this article offers a guide to the different types of pet bowl or dish you can buy, and the differences between them. You can find pet bowls and dishes in a variety of materials, styles, sizes, weights and colours – there is almost certainly a bowl out there to suit every pet and owner!

Different types of bowls offer different features, and each have their advantages and disadvantages. This article will run through each type of pet bowl to hopefully make it easier for you to choose. Continue reading

Catnip and Cats

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Catnip

Catnip

We often get asked why some cats love catnip so much, and why it affects some cats more than others, so here is a bit of information about this herb that drives some cats crazy!

Catnip is a natural herb that is part of the mint family, and is native to Europe and Asia but is now found in other parts of the world such as the United States. The plant features small shield-shaped green leaves, and commonly grows to between 50-100cm tall depending on variety. Catnip includes various aromatic oils, but the main one that gives cats a high is called nepetalactone, which is a mild hallucinogen found in the leaves and the stem of the plant. Continue reading