Dog best friends with cat who knocks on door to 'ask if he can play'

Dog best friends with cat who knocks on door to 'ask if he can play'

The 35-year-old says the cat – who they refer to as ‘Black Cat’ and appears to arrive from a nearby house – is in her garden every morning to do her ‘daily yoga’ stretches with Benji and will follow her and her dog on their walks into town for 20 minutes.

A war evacuee shares her recollections... and reveals how well it works

A war evacuee shares her recollections... and reveals how well it works

We talked in the garden and, as Spitfires from the local war museum droned overhead, giving rich folk a taste of danger, she remembered two young brothers whose mother had ordered them to return to London to be with her.

Masked puppy thief snatches pug from pensioner in daylight

Masked puppy thief snatches pug from pensioner in daylight

The thief apparently bent down and said: ‘You’re lovely doggies, aren’t you?’ before grabbing a pug and running (Picture: SWNS)A pensioner has been left distraught after a masked man ran off with her beloved pet in broad daylight.

Thrill of the hunt leaves a bitter taste

Thrill of the hunt leaves a bitter taste

• Alice O’Keeffe makes no mention of people like me who live alone, when she mused on the loss of her social life (I feared the social isolation of lockdown most – but I’m tougher than I thought , 1 February).

Ben & Jerry's Launches 'Doggie Desserts', an Ice Cream Aimed at Dogs

Ben & Jerry's Launches 'Doggie Desserts', an Ice Cream Aimed at Dogs

The company focused on the animal market - in this case dogs - due to the existence of an increase in pet adoptions , all this derived from confinement due to the pandemic.

Ben & Jerry’s is releasing a range of ice cream just for dogs

Ben & Jerry’s is releasing a range of ice cream just for dogs

And in case you’re wondering, Doggie Desserts can also be eaten by humans with no issue, although you might not find the flavours as tasty as the usual ice creams.

Paralysed dog left at the dump never stops smiling after finding forever home

Paralysed dog left at the dump never stops smiling after finding forever home

How Benji was found in Romania (Picture: Caters News Agency)The mum-of-three said: ‘Benji is such a happy boy and he’s actually always smiling.

Ben & Jerry's launches ice cream desserts for dogs

Ben & Jerry's launches ice cream desserts for dogs

The new line of Doggie Desserts was created to honor the pups in the company's corporate office, which, according to it's website, has up to 40 cute canines snuggled under its employees' desks on any given day.Meet Rosie, for whom the new pup-friendly ice cream was named.

Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry's enters the pet food business

Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry's enters the pet food business

Lindsay Bumps, a global marketing specialist with Ben & Jerry’s, said the company had been eyeing the exponential growth in pet spending and started developing its dog treats early last year.

Adventurous dog Benji loves rollerblading and skiing with his owner

Adventurous dog Benji loves rollerblading and skiing with his owner

They’ve also been skiing together (Picture: Jam Press/@lilmanlife)The dog absolutely loves rollerblading with his owner but they normally don’t go too far, as since he weighs 75 lbs, it can be tiring for Andrew to carry him a long way.

Dogs pose for brilliant nativity scene to spread Christmas cheer

Dogs pose for brilliant nativity scene to spread Christmas cheer

Scruff, Diesel and Benji as the three wise men (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)Good tidings to all from these three dogs , who have posed perfectly for a nativity scene.

Rescue dog saved from agonising death helps pensioner beat lockdown loneliness

Rescue dog saved from agonising death helps pensioner beat lockdown loneliness

Reuben (left) has recovered from being in an awful condition in Romania (Picture: Caters News Agency)A pensioner who rescued a dying street dog from Romania credits her new pet with saving her from lockdown loneliness.

Farmer shot family’s tiny cockapoo in face ‘then smiled at owner’

Farmer shot family’s tiny cockapoo in face ‘then smiled at owner’

The pet dog was shot dead by a farmer who said it attacked one of his sheep (Picture: Kerri Malley / SWNS)A dog owner has claimed a sheep farmer ‘smiled at her’ after shooting her pet in the face.

Dog finds fake teeth and wears them around the house

Dog finds fake teeth and wears them around the house

Ben wrote on his Facebook that he’d bought the fake teeth for some ‘quarantine comic relief’ but it seems Thomas decided to provide all the laughs.

Dog left with scars due to a too-tight muzzle finds a forever home

Dog left with scars due to a too-tight muzzle finds a forever home

‘I felt really sorry for her when I saw her scarring and heard her story,’ said Ben. Mercedes – now called Sadie – has found a forever home (Picture: RSPCA)‘I was really sympathetic to what she’d been through and I think that’s really made me persist and spend lots of time helping her to settle and learn to trust people again.

Signs your dog is jealous of your partner

Signs your dog is jealous of your partner

‘Whether it’s biting chunks out of the sofa, clawing at the carpets or simply jumping on surfaces they know they’re not allowed on, wilfully disobedient or destructive behaviour in dogs demonstrates that they’re feeling neglected.

Owner loses tooth biting Rottweiler to stop it attacking his dogs

Owner loses tooth biting Rottweiler to stop it attacking his dogs

Martin Fletcher, 55, thought his Jack Russell had been killed by the Rottweiler (Picture: North News / NNP)A man has been left missing a front tooth after he bit a Rottweiler to stop it attacking his two dogs .

Mum turns parents’ dog into Peppa Pig with accidental dye job

Mum turns parents’ dog into Peppa Pig with accidental dye job

But even that didn’t work, with the remaining stain leaving Benji looking like Peppa Pig. Treana accidentally spilled a blob of watercolour paint on the dog (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Treana, 35, confessed her crimes over the phone to her 73-year-old parents, who thankfully were able to see the funny side.

Hollywood hounds: canine film stars – in pictures

Hollywood hounds: canine film stars – in pictures

It was meeting a collie called Hey Hey, a direct descendant of the first dog to play Lassie, that gave author and film journalist Wendy Mitchell the idea for her new book, Citizen Canine: Dogs in the Movies.

Cat and dog love to go on walks together

Cat and dog love to go on walks together

Niqo loves to cuddle up with Archer and now even joins the dog for walks.Ben has started capturing photos of the pair’s unaided walks to share on Instagram, so everyone can join the pals on their everyday adventures.