Cat food: should you spend more on posh brands?

Cat food: should you spend more on posh brands?

One in 20 of us buy the cheapest on offer, and 64% of cat owners have no idea what they should be looking for in the ingredients, according to a study from premium pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen.

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died

Describing the accident, which occurred in December on an annual duck hunt with friends and family near Eagle Lake, west of Jackson, Branch, from Monroe, Louisiana, said it was not until he saw the hole in the car that he realized what had happened.

Bracken the dog gets £5 pocket money every week to spend on toys and treats

Bracken the dog gets £5 pocket money every week to spend on toys and treats

Now, Bracken is allowed to use his pocket money to buy cuddly toys and contribute to the cost of his swimming lessons. Grant started the weekly allowance after he jokingly bribed Bracken with a five-pound note to get his wallet back.

Rescued senior dog loses 15 pounds and now life is good

Rescued senior dog loses 15 pounds and now life is good

It’s fitting that when a rotund cocker spaniel came to Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco last year, her name was “Cocoa Puff.” The 9-year-old dog weighed 40 pounds, a whopping 15 pounds above her ideal weight.

Meet the real-life Batman who gives freedom rides to shelter animals

Meet the real-life Batman who gives freedom rides to shelter animals

On his most recent transport, Van Dorn spent several days driving four dogs from Florida to Vermont, including two pit bull puppies named Ace and Zeus.

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Flat-faced dog breeds cost twice as much in veterinary bills and average more annual vet visits than other breeds, according to an Australian survey of five years of pet insurance claims.

The Queen’s Corgi review – palace pooch in the doghouse

The Queen’s Corgi review – palace pooch in the doghouse

Protagonist Rex (voiced by Jack Whitehall ) is exiled after disgracing himself while resisting the aggressive advances of President Trump’s female corgi. Kesteloot and Stassen are too busy scrabbling for content – basically fine, largely indifferent, sometimes misjudged – to fill the gaps between the frenetic set pieces.

Primark launches range of pet outfits including unicorn, hotdog and bee outfits

Primark launches range of pet outfits including unicorn, hotdog and bee outfits

The range includes unicorn, bumble bee and hot dog outfits, all costing £7. The range also includes a blue angel wings harness for £4 and sets of collars and leads. The cute unicorn set (Picture: Primark)The dog collar and lead sets are £4.

My Gay Dog and Other Animals review – this hump-filled hour is a real slog

My Gay Dog and Other Animals review – this hump-filled hour is a real slog

My Gay Dog and Other Animals (Channel 4) purports to be an examination of the science behind same-sex behaviour in the animal kingdom, but it is, essentially, the kind of segment that might have sustained 10 minutes on Eurotrash, stretched out over one long, hump-filled hour.

Home to roost: my life as a pigeon fancier

Home to roost: my life as a pigeon fancier

A few months before I joined the club, Natalya and I found out we were going to have another baby, and our son was born, at home, the night before my first pigeon race. We’d watch them fly around the house each morning, and wait in the garden for them to come home from races.

Is this the world's pickiest eater? Extra-long restaurant order goes viral

Is this the world's pickiest eater? Extra-long restaurant order goes viral

On Monday, Anna Silman, senior culture writer at New York Magazine's The Cut, posted a photo of an order for one beef burger her friend (who happens to be a chef) allegedly received in his kitchen.

We’re big fans of these two-legged dogs who absolutely love each other

We’re big fans of these two-legged dogs who absolutely love each other

In a video taken by Theresa, Nessie can be seen nudging and touching Frankie Lou in an encouraging way, as Frankie Lou kicks her legs and rolls on the floor.

Customer gave restaurant a very detailed order to create perfect burger for dog

Customer gave restaurant a very detailed order to create perfect burger for dog

One dog was getting an indulgent treat (Picture: Getty, @annaesilman/Twitter)We all like to treat our pets from time to time. To really stress the point, they added: ‘Just the plain pattie – this is for a dog.’.

Dog ripped off girl’s lip when she went to pet it in pub car park

Dog ripped off girl’s lip when she went to pet it in pub car park

Her family say she asked the dog’s owners if it was okay to stroke it (Picture: SWNS) Kiera needed three hours of surgery after a large chunk of her lip was ripped off (Picture: SWNS)Her grandmother Sharon Young, 57, said: ‘They told her the dog was child-friendly and had been told it was fine to stroke, so she petted it.

Kim Joy’s orange and stem ginger cat-themed mini-cakes

Kim Joy’s orange and stem ginger cat-themed mini-cakes

Prep time: 10 min for cake, 15-20 min for candied orange, 10 min for buttercream, 5 min for icing, plus assembly/decorating time. Add the self-raising flour, milk and orange zest, and mix slowly until evenly combined.

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’.

First picture of woman arrested after dog attack that killed boy, 9

First picture of woman arrested after dog attack that killed boy, 9

Sadie Totterdell was named as the woman arrested after Frankie was mauled to death (Picture: Facebook) The boy is believed to have been killed while he was in a caravan with the dog (Picture: SWNS)It was reported earlier on Monday that the boy had been left alone with the dog, named Winston – despite him already having carried out four less serious attacks, one of which happened just weeks before the fatal incident.

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

A survey claims bearded men carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur. Now, a report says men with beards carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur.

Boy, 9, mauled to death by dog is pictured as tributes pour in

Boy, 9, mauled to death by dog is pictured as tributes pour in

Frankie Willis was staying at the Tencreek Holiday Park in Cornwall (Picture: Facebook) Tributes have begun pouring in for the youngster (Picture: Facebook)It is thought the dog owner was staying next to them in a neighbouring caravan.

John McCain's dog dies in 'tragic accident'

John McCain's dog dies in 'tragic accident'

Cindy McCain , 64, revealed in an Instagram post on Monday that Burma, the Chesapeake Bay retriever who was given to her late husband as a birthday present years ago, died in a "tragic accident.".

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