My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

Miles arrived in my flat and bolted under the desk and didn’t come out for days. He likes petting, which has no practical purpose except his own comfort and pleasure. Cats are said to gravitate towards dying patients in care homes, to comfort them in their final hours.

Britain’s heaviest moggie? Fat Cat Pompom becomes pet fitness cheerleader

Britain’s heaviest moggie? Fat Cat Pompom becomes pet fitness cheerleader

He has to walk for his dry food from one room to the other and I hope it will help him to be slim before spring time.” Pompom with owner Joanna Klosowska (Image: PDSA) Pompom tips the scales at more than 21lb - twice the weight of a healthy cat (Image: PDSA) Mrs Klosowska put Pompom on a diet after receiving advice from vets at the PDSA.

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

All The Burning Questions You Have About Your Cat's Wild Past, Answered

To learn more about how exactly cats went from living in the wild, to becoming our pets, to their current celebrity status , we teamed up with Purina in search of answers to cat owners’ most pressing questions about feline evolution.

Pet Dental Cleaning: What You Need to Know

Pet Dental Cleaning: What You Need to Know

During the dental cleaning itself, your vet will remove plaque and tartar build-up from all surfaces of your pet’s teeth. Keeping Your Pet’s Teeth Clean at Home Since veterinary dental treatments require general anesthesia and can be costly, it’s smart to practice good pet dental care at home.

World famous feline followers

World famous feline followers

All stories were inspired by Tabitha, the pet cat The Bronte Sisters : English author sisters, Charlotte and Emily Bronte, endorsed the theory that all their works of literature were inspired by cats.

Top 5 cats in literature

Top 5 cats in literature

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New York Woman Adopts Homeless Dog She Met on Vacation in Columbia

New York Woman Adopts Homeless Dog She Met on Vacation in Columbia

“After several exchanges, we agreed on a plan [that] I was going to get Dominga from her usual spot in the square and bring her to a local vet where she would be treated for any health issues [and would be] spayed and boarded until we could find a flight volunteer for her trip to New York City.” Things didn’t turn out quite as expected, though.

Amazing moment 'snowball' cat brought back from near death – ‘I’ve never seen this before’

Amazing moment 'snowball' cat brought back from near death – ‘I’ve never seen this before’

Fluffy the cat turned into ice statue (Image: Animal Clinic of Kalispell/Facebook) Vet Jevon Clark told local TV channel KULR how Fluffy’s body temperature was way below the usual 38.33 (101F) for cats.

Fluffy the cat survives after she was 'essentially frozen' in snow

Fluffy the cat survives after she was 'essentially frozen' in snow

On Tuesday, the Animal Clinic of Kalispell in Kalispell, Montana, introduced the world to Fluffy, a longhaired domestic cat, and shared her miraculous story on Facebook. Animal Clinic of Kalispell/Facebook When staff started treatment, Fluffy's body temperature was under 90 degrees.

Cats and dogs cruelly ABANDONED on streets in freezing cold in winter pet dumping epidemic

Cats and dogs cruelly ABANDONED on streets in freezing cold in winter pet dumping epidemic

Elderly terrier dumped on the streets with its blanket (Image: RSPCA) This pitiful scene of the black and white Jack Russell abandoned on the streets with his worldly possessions in a plastic bag has shocked animal welfare investigators.

Feral Cat Saves a Helpless Kitten during Tornado

Feral Cat Saves a Helpless Kitten during Tornado

“The cat was covered in dirt and debris and wood splinters,” says Cantrell on bideawee.org , “I thought the cat was injured, then I went to examine it and I saw a little head with two little beady eyes pop up covered in mud, and I realized the larger cat was clinging onto a kitten.” As it would turn out the larger cat was a feral male.

6 Must-Have Products for Cats and Dogs Home Alone

6 Must-Have Products for Cats and Dogs Home Alone

Some pet parents try to encourage their cats to drink more water by refreshing the bowl throughout the day, but this can be hard if you’re away from home much.

Beware of lily poisoning in cats

Beware of lily poisoning in cats

The leaves, stamen, pollen, flowers, and roots and even a tiny amount of water from a vase which had lilies in it can poison a cat. Ad Amazon Business Amazon Business: Get the best deals, GST Invoice* & more!

Feline body language

Feline body language

Cats have a wide range of emotions – happy, sad, angry, hungry, afraid, relieved, relaxed, sleepy, frustrated, friendly, doubtful... If accompanied by gentle, forward pointed ears and gentle eyes, this is a cat which wants to play.

How to keep your dog safe in the snow

How to keep your dog safe in the snow

(Picture: Getty) Make sure they have a warm and cosy bed Give your dog their own spot to run to when they come in from the cold – think a cosy bed with their very own pillow and blanket, away from any draughts.

Beth Stern has opened her home to close to 900 foster cats

Beth Stern has opened her home to close to 900 foster cats

Over the past five and a half years, Stern says she and her husband, Howard Stern, have opened their home to close to 900 fosters. Beth Stern: My cats with Howard Stern are 'our family' Currently, Stern has about 12 fosters in her home.

Roaming eye of the tiger! Mighty big cat on mission to woo tigress at London Zoo

Roaming eye of the tiger! Mighty big cat on mission to woo tigress at London Zoo

Sumatran tigers number as few as 400 in the wild (Image: ZSL London Zoo) Stocktaking figures warn that recent assessments in Myanmar show no breeding animals, although less than 10 per cent of potential tiger territory has been surveyed.

Dad sets up makeshift hospital for dog’s favourite toy after it was left outside

Dad sets up makeshift hospital for dog’s favourite toy after it was left outside

(Picture: Twitter/ oohhhkayyy) He sent the picture to his daughter Michaella and told her that Lucky’s ‘baby’ was no more. And good news, Michaella told The Dodo that the bear is now fully recovered and back with Lucky.

Signs & treatment of feline diabetes

Signs & treatment of feline diabetes

Dietary changes, lifestyle modification and oral medication can go a long way in helping cats affected by type II diabetes. Type III or Transient Diabetes is a condition wherein cats affected by type II diabetes require insulin injections initially.

'Disgusting!' Fury after 'terribly thin' cat found dumped by heartless owner

'Disgusting!' Fury after 'terribly thin' cat found dumped by heartless owner

Emaciated cat dumped like rubbish (Image: RSPCA) The young ginger cat was so skinny that almost every bone could be seen protruding from his body.

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