Tim Dowling: the cat is using my lettuce bed as a litter tray. He’ll be sorry

Tim Dowling: the cat is using my lettuce bed as a litter tray. He’ll be sorry

The cat glides past, avoiding eye contact.“I know it’s you, you little shit,” I say.“He just sees a big expanse of raked earth,” my wife says.“Everything is clearly labelled,” I say.

Chihuahua's pageant career in jeopardy after broken leg

Chihuahua's pageant career in jeopardy after broken leg

Twiggy may have tiny legs but she still loves walks (Picture: PA Real Life)‘Everything we bought her was huge.

Donate to Tulipana  -  Support animal welfare with CUDDLY

Donate to Tulipana - Support animal welfare with CUDDLY

She is doing everything she can to survive this fight, and we are doing our best to support her and the wonderful souls looking after her.Any donations you could spare will help Tulipana start a new life free from suffering and debt.

Dog 'terrified of everything' after being rescued struggling to find home

Dog 'terrified of everything' after being rescued struggling to find home

Hades has been patiently waiting but has not found the right adopters (Image: RSPCA)“One of his biggest challenges is his struggle meeting new people.Hades is looking for experienced owners to take him on (Image: RSPCA).

Dog for adoption - Sky, a Border Collie & Australian Shepherd Mix in Los Angeles, CA

Dog for adoption - Sky, a Border Collie & Australian Shepherd Mix in Los Angeles, CA

Dogs like Sky keep us going… he loves everyone and everything and deserves everything good.

Everything you should consider before getting a pet

Everything you should consider before getting a pet

Homer-Early says that it’s ‘important to do your research and ensure whatever animal you’re planning to get will fit your lifestyle.’.Plus, if you’re working full-time, you may need to cover daycare and dog walker costs too, Ali says.

Prison for pet thieves as dognapping to be made criminal offence

Prison for pet thieves as dognapping to be made criminal offence

He said: “Pet theft can leave families in utter turmoil and have serious welfare implications for animals ripped away from everything they know.“The new Pet Abduction Offence will acknowledge the seriousness of this crime and we hope will encourage courts to hand down much tougher sentences to pet thieves,” he added.

Puppy put down after being torn to shreds by Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Puppy put down after being torn to shreds by Staffordshire Bull Terrier

’Polar meant everything to us all, he made this family complete,’ owner Kristie Skinner said (Pictures: Triangle News)A four-month-old puppy has been put down after being savagely attacked by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier in the street.

Jempet’s automatic pet feeder stopped my cat waking me up at 3am

Jempet’s automatic pet feeder stopped my cat waking me up at 3am

It was a cheap buy that meant Leo was able to gorge to his little heart's content on the good stuff with zero portion control.For more essentials, read our International Cat Day guide on everything you need to care for your feline friend or our guide to the best pet cameras.

Newborn puppy sold by rogue dealers dies after being separated from its mum

Newborn puppy sold by rogue dealers dies after being separated from its mum

Milo’s new owners did everything they could to save him (Picture: Scottish SPCA / SWNS)But it was later revealed the dog had worms from not being weaned properly.

Traumatised dog overcomes anxiety with the help of his best friend

Traumatised dog overcomes anxiety with the help of his best friend

They are best friends (Picture: @arnoldandfrank/Caters News)Get the tissues ready, because this beautiful tale of dog love will leave you sobbing.Frank copies everything Arnold does (Picture: @arnoldandfrank/Caters News)Carolyn says their relationship has helped Arnold let go of his anxiety and become more independent.

Meet Jasper, the hairless cat with no eyes who just became an internet sensation

Meet Jasper, the hairless cat with no eyes who just became an internet sensation

Trending stories,celebrity news and all the best of TODAY.Kelli said would occasionally have a flare-up of the feline herpes virus, which causes runny eyes, but everything else was otherwise normal.While Jasper has a good quality of life now, Kelli added that hasn't always been the case.

Dog not neutered due to lockdown gives birth to ‘largest ever litter’

Dog not neutered due to lockdown gives birth to ‘largest ever litter’

Owner Mary Killing did everything she could to stop the dogs mating (Picture: SWNS)A dog, that would have been neutered if it wasn’t for the pandemic, has given birth to one of Ireland’s largest ever litters.

Annual dog festival returns and it’s everything we need right now

Annual dog festival returns and it’s everything we need right now

Scott Miller, resident vet on This Morning will be on hand to give tips on pet care (Picture: Dogstival) The event welcomes dogs of all ages and breeds (Picture: Dogstival)Dogstival has worked closely with New Forest District Council and Hampshire Police to ensure that the event follows government guidelines in lockdown, with hand sanitiser stations and cleaning teams on-site every day.

Now I know how fast everything can change, I won't take life's joys for granted

Now I know how fast everything can change, I won't take life's joys for granted

This week I’d planned to write about the cats that pass through my garden and how, because the circumference of my life has contracted to the flat’s perimeter, a drop-in from these nimble-pawed visitors was the day’s excitement.I have no idea what any of it means, other than having had enough of living through “historic” times.

How fostered, adopted pets can thrive during coronavirus outbreak

How fostered, adopted pets can thrive during coronavirus outbreak

“They’re at a period of time in their life when their little brains are just soaking up everything around them," said Queen, "so the more that they can be exposed to when they’re puppies, in a really positive way, the better they will react to those things in the future.”.

Super dog gives birth to 20 puppies in one litter

Super dog gives birth to 20 puppies in one litter

Proof that puppies make everything better (Picture: Amber Rees / SWNS) Cali’s surviving pups (Picture: Amber Rees / SWNS)‘She calmed down a bit after the first 12 so we rushed her to the vet.

Dog weighs twice what she should thanks to love of cheesy crisps

Dog weighs twice what she should thanks to love of cheesy crisps

(Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)‘Skylar eats absolutely everything, and it’s very difficult to say no when she gives you those puppy-dog eyes.Skylar has joined the PDSA Pet Fit Club (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Mandy said: ‘Skylar just loves to snack.

Police therapy dog hilariously busted for stealing donated toys

Police therapy dog hilariously busted for stealing donated toys

The video of the caper — recorded by the officer who busted Ben — immediately went viral.“I don’t know what goes through the mind of a dog that comes into a room and is overwhelmed with toys and everything else,” Johnson said.

Spaniel muzzled for chewing everything in sight eats his own mouth guard

Spaniel muzzled for chewing everything in sight eats his own mouth guard

Spaniel Dexter is so obsessed with chewing things he shouldn’t – including fishnet tights, chocolate and duct tape – that his owners got him a mouth guard, but he ate that too.

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