Owen Sharp, the chief executive of the Dogs Trust, said: “Following the boom in pet ownership during the pandemic, which saw millions of us delighting in the companionship of a dog, today’s figures have sadly come as no surprise to us.
Millions of cat owners could be expected to get their cats microchipped or face fines under new government plans as the number of felines being stolen has risen sharply during the pandemic.
Harvey had eye problems but is now able to see much more (Picture: @harvey.thesharpei/Splitpics UK) Dona, Harvey and Louis, the three siblings (Picture: @harvey.thesharpei/Splitpics UK) Teresa posts pictures of Harvey on Instagram and has now found a whole community (Picture: @harvey.thesharpei/Splitpics UK)She said: ‘The truth is that I did not expect this great affection from the people online, I have discovered a great digital community and family, with whom I talk a lot and interact almost every day.
The Sharpei, who lives in Grimsby, was very sick after eating part of a bauble – resulting in her passing ‘the most festive glittery poop’ the team said they had ever seen (they didn’t include pictures, which is probably for the best).
Matilda the dumped cat looks like famous Bagpuss character (Image: RSPCA)The Persian tabby that bears a striking resemblance to the saggy-clothed television character who delighted generations of children was only saved by sharp-eyed dustmen. Jo Elmes, from RSPCA Putney, said: “As soon as we saw poor Matilda she reminded us of the much-loved childhood character Bagpuss.
Bella's three-year ordeal left her riddled with mange (Image: Kennel Club/Francesca Sharp)Much-loved Bella as only reunited with her pining owner after being dumped on the streets having been treated abominably by unscrupulous breeders looking for fat profits.