Tributes to boy, 9, mauled to death by dog during caravan holiday

Tributes to boy, 9, mauled to death by dog during caravan holiday

Tributes have been flooding in for Frankie Macritchie after he was killed by a ‘bulldog-type’ breed while alone in a caravan (Picture: SWNS) Relatives leave flowers at the entrance to Tencreek Holiday Park, Looe, Cornwall (Picture: SWNS)In a tribute issued through Devon and Cornwall Police, his family said the schoolboy had a ‘special heart’.

Adorable kitten fighting for life after eating flower pollen – 'Small amount can be fatal'

Adorable kitten fighting for life after eating flower pollen – 'Small amount can be fatal'

Suspecting Luna had swallowed lily pollen, the quick-thinking owner knew her pet needed expensive emergency treatment. Veterinary care assistant at PDSA Jemma Hughes explains: “Lilies have become quite popular in Easter bouquets, but all parts of the plant, including the flower and leaves are toxic to cats.

Cabinet cats are the purrfect distraction

Cabinet cats are the purrfect distraction

• Aditya Chakrabortty (11 April) quotes the health secretary, Matt Hancock, as saying voting Tory is now “something people start to do when they get their winter fuel allowance”. • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

Cats can recognise their own names, say scientists

Cats can recognise their own names, say scientists

Dr Atsuko Saito, first author of the research from Sophia University in Japan, said: “There are so many studies about dog ability to communicate with humans.

New study says cats respond to the sound of their own names

New study says cats respond to the sound of their own names

A new study suggests household cats can respond to the sound of their own names. Vitale, who said she has trained cats to respond to verbal commands, agreed that the new results don't mean that cats assign a sense of self to their names.

True heroes: Police dogs honoured for gallant actions during London's 2017 terror attacks

True heroes: Police dogs honoured for gallant actions during London's 2017 terror attacks

Hero dogs of London attacks at Borough Market (Image: PDSA)Nineteen search dogs played a vital role in the aftermath of the onslaught on the capital, seeking suspects and detecting explosives to keep the public safe when terrorists struck at both London and Westminster Bridges as well as Borough Market two years ago.

A MIRACLE! Lucky duck takes to water after surviving HORRIFIC blowdart attack

A MIRACLE! Lucky duck takes to water after surviving HORRIFIC blowdart attack

Blow dart went straight through duck's neck (Image: RSPCA) Duck was lucky to survive being shot in neck with four inch metal blowdart (Image: RSPCA) Inspector Sara Jordan said: “Almost every RSPCA officer in our area had a go at catching him but as he was still very active, and able to fly and swim, every time we tried, he managed to escape.

Little Lost Pup by Arthur Guiterman

Oh, the saddest of sights in a world of sin is a little lost pup with his tail tucked in! Oh, the blithest of sights in the world so fair Is a gay little pup with his tail in the air!

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED

Crufts 2019: Britain's most loved pups - The most popular dog in YOUR area MAPPED CRUFTS 2019 has seen dogs and their owners descend on Birmingham for one of the world’s largest dog shows.

Japanese company makes masks of your pet’s face and the results are unsettling

Japanese company makes masks of your pet’s face and the results are unsettling

But the folks at the brand are super proud of their work (and they should be, it’s excellent work) and even revealed a behind the scenes image of a Bengal cat who lives in Kyoto by the name of Rui. While we think Rui is indeed cute, we don’t really want to be wearing a mask that looks like a much bigger version of her head.

Dog owner fined £1,500 for refusing to pick up poo in his own garden

Dog owner fined £1,500 for refusing to pick up poo in his own garden

Craig Wood, 25, refused to pick up his dog’s mess (File picture: EyeEm) Wood was initially served an abatement notice and ordered to clear the dog mess, and was told to pick up any future dog poo.

George H.W. Bush's service dog Sully meets hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger

George H.W. Bush's service dog Sully meets hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger

That was the iconic image for me of the whole service." Sully bonded with the whole Bush family, who called him "Sully H.W. Bush." He was particularly adored by Jenna's daughters, Mila, 5, and Poppy, 3, who made a special appearance on TODAY to give their good buddy a hug before he embarks on his new mission.

Dog Paw and Coat Care for the Winter

Dog Paw and Coat Care for the Winter

Emollient lotions and waxes also are available and are designed specifically to help protect the tender, dry dog paws from the harsh winter elements.

Puppy put to sleep after cruel ear-cropping TORTURE to make it appear 'tough'

Puppy put to sleep after cruel ear-cropping TORTURE to make it appear 'tough'

Tragic puppy shows off cropped ears and barrel chest before being destroyed (Image: SSPCA) The one year old dog was dumped in a park suffering horrific pain from having her ears croppped to make her appear fearsome, as well as enduring the effects of intensive breeding.

See Last Surviving 9/11 Search Dog Have Best Birthday Ever!

See Last Surviving 9/11 Search Dog Have Best Birthday Ever!

A special day for a special dog With her name in lights, Bretagne and her guardian, Denise Corliss, were stylishly led around the city for her special day. Read more amazingly heroic stories here >> National Disaster Preparedness Month These are the dogs we rely on when disasters strike.

Heroic woman jumps in frozen lake to save drowning dog

Heroic woman jumps in frozen lake to save drowning dog

A woman has risked her life by jumping into a frozen lake in order to save an elderly man’s drowning dog. The woman jumped in the frozen lake to save the drowning dog (Picture: Hull Daily Mail/MEN Media) The dog apparently shook itself dry of the water and was seemingly unharmed in the incident.

Dogs can work their magic on your mood

Dogs can work their magic on your mood

Better heart health : Heart patients who have pets survive longer than those without, according to several studies.Male pet owners have fewer signs of heart disease, lower triglyceride and cholesterol levels than non-owners, researchers say.

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!

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.

Charity gives hope to lost dogs' owners

Charity gives hope to lost dogs' owners

Now a charity is giving hope to owners of these much-loved pets Narla was taken from Mr Gleadhill’s front garden in 2014 (Image: NC) REGULAR Facebook users are accustomed to the almost daily plea from a distraught pet owner for help in finding their stolen dog.

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