A scandalous lack of research on periods and painful conditions that affect women

A scandalous lack of research on periods and painful conditions that affect women

Lucy Pasha-Robinson’s horrible predicament brought tears to my eyes (I’m one of the 28m in Britain who live with chronic pain – where is the plan to help us?, 16 May ).Why did the Queen get given an Oyster card (Queen makes surprise appearance at Elizabeth line opening ceremony, 17 May )?

10 fun facts about cows you had no clue about

10 fun facts about cows you had no clue about

All cows have a set of 32 teeth and they can chew 50 times in a minute.A cow can urinate upto 30 gallons everyday Cows are structured in a way that they stand up and lay down almost 14 times in a day.

Here’s What Your Dog’s Behaviors Should Tell You

Here’s What Your Dog’s Behaviors Should Tell You

When you spot a dog sniffing around, it means that they either sense danger or something is eating them.When you notice your dog is standing on its hind legs, it can mean several things.

Covid-19 issues behind record high in complaints to firms, survey finds

Covid-19 issues behind record high in complaints to firms, survey finds

The top 10 included Pets at Home, first direct, Saga insurance, Timpson, Skoda UK, Nissan and Greggs.

Clever deaf dog who understands sign language needs a forever home

Clever deaf dog who understands sign language needs a forever home

Sally says the little guy is ‘a wonderful example of just how resilient animals can be and proof that you can definitely teach an old dog new tricks.’.

Pope Francis warns that choosing pets over children ‘diminishes us’

Pope Francis warns that choosing pets over children ‘diminishes us’

Pope Francis has some pretty strong opinions about couples who choose to have pets instead of children.In fact, the child-free lifestyle has been enticing more and more millennials in recent years as many couples have begun to embrace the freedom that comes along with not having children.

What did I learn from my lovely pet rabbit? The truth about mortality

What did I learn from my lovely pet rabbit? The truth about mortality

They rarely reported what the questions were, but you can guess: “How much love will ever be enough for this dog?”; “How can I tell if my cat’s being sarcastic?” In fact, the most regretted pet was a rabbit.

Tinder for gen z: International Dog Day: Furry friends play cupid in the dating world

Tinder for gen z: International Dog Day: Furry friends play cupid in the dating world

So if there is a special pet in your life be sure to introduce them to that special match on Tinder just like Himanshu and his lucky charm Golu who found love on Tinder.Responses shared by daters on the app suggest that 67% users would either love to have a furry friend, or already do.

Cat owners: have you experienced issues with pet illness related to cat food?

Cat owners: have you experienced issues with pet illness related to cat food?

We would like to hear from anyone who has experienced issues with these cat foods, or pet food more generally.Your responses are secure as the form is encrypted and only the Guardian has access to your contributions.If you’re having trouble using the form, click here.

Valentine: Tulips, lilies, daffodils, iris: Keep your pets away from these flowers

Valentine: Tulips, lilies, daffodils, iris: Keep your pets away from these flowers

Some popular flower choices can be extremely dangerous to cats and dogs if swallowed, even in small amounts.Tulips are another popular gifting choice, however pet owners are commonly unaware they are in fact toxic for both cats and dogs.

Mysterious bright blue dogs spotted near an abandoned chemical plant in Russia

Mysterious bright blue dogs spotted near an abandoned chemical plant in Russia

A PACK of dogs with blue coats have been seen roaming near an abandoned Russian chemical factory, leaving experts to question what happened to them.(Image: Getty)"This situation with street dogs living near an abandoned chemical plant in Dzerzhinsk, Russia, has shown very obvious welfare issues through the discolouration of their fur.

Todrick Hall shares why he named his cats after 'Mean Girls'

Todrick Hall shares why he named his cats after 'Mean Girls'

Todrick Hall never thought he was a cat person.When he was deciding whether or not to get a cat, he was hesitant to take the plunge because of the prospect of having to clean the litter box.

Getting divorced? Pet alimony for pampered pups and kitties is a thing now

Getting divorced? Pet alimony for pampered pups and kitties is a thing now

And sometimes three pets involved, which raises the quandary and the fight is for upkeep and maintenance of all three.”.Samisha Mehta, corporate consultant, married for five years and now separated, approached a lawyer to state she did not want maintenance for herself but for her dog and explains why.

Farewell to a good girl

Farewell to a good girl

As recompense, I sent my dad a book called Test Your Dog’s IQ and he revelled in the fact that she aced every test, so much so he didn’t even mind when Caoimhe and Eddie flooded WhatsApp with pictures and videos of her completing each task.

Andy Cohen happily reunites with the rescue dog he re-homed after 7 years

Andy Cohen happily reunites with the rescue dog he re-homed after 7 years

On Saturday, Andy Cohen host shared a video on his Instagram stories of himself going for a walk with his rescue dog, Wacha, whom he re-homed last spring .

Teen reckons she’s found the world’s smallest Wotsit which measures a tiny 1cm

Teen reckons she’s found the world’s smallest Wotsit which measures a tiny 1cm

Elisha Plester, 17, was watching the Cobra Kai series on Netflix in bed when she discovered the abnormally minuscule crisp in her snack bag of Walkers Wotsits.

Sick as a dog: canine allergies are on the rise – and adoring owners are to blame

Sick as a dog: canine allergies are on the rise – and adoring owners are to blame

In fact, it’s thought that almost a fifth of all dogs suffer with allergies.It means that we treat dogs like part of the family.Maybe we never used to notice dog allergies because we kept our pooches outside, made them work and ignored them.

Strong arguments for giving up meat for good

Strong arguments for giving up meat for good

Thank you for debunking so many ludicrous yet oft-repeated myths surrounding vegetarianism and veganism (Why you should go animal-free: 18 arguments for eating meat debunked , 19 June).

Thieves ran over puppy as they stole 22 dogs

Thieves ran over puppy as they stole 22 dogs

One of the stolen puppies (Picture: Lancs Police/Triangle News) The thieves also made off with adult dogs (Picture: Lancs Police/Triangle News)‘We are really concerned for the welfare of these animals and we don’t know whether they will be looked after properly.

Meet Xherdan, the world’s scariest-looking cat

Meet Xherdan, the world’s scariest-looking cat

Age: Six. Appearance: The world’s scariest cat.Xherdan is the world’s scariest cat.You know what cat owners are like.Is he really the world’s scariest cat, though?Do say: “Xherdan is the world’s scariest cat.”.