The Electrical Life of Louis Wain review – Cumberbatch’s cat artist drowns in quirk

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain review – Cumberbatch’s cat artist drowns in quirk

He plays eccentric Edwardian artist and illustrator Louis Wain, a lively and arguably brilliant man who might today be considered neurodiverse, and who certainly suffered from depression.

Shopper comes face-to-face with 10-foot python in supermarket spice aisle

Shopper comes face-to-face with 10-foot python in supermarket spice aisle

Alati said she used her phone to video the snake as it extended its body from the shelf into the aisle before reporting the intruder to supermarket staff.“I said: ‘I’ll go get my snake bag.’ I think they thought I was a bit crazy to be honest.

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.

Wiggle India: Of pet sanitisers, probiotics and vitamin treats

Wiggle India: Of pet sanitisers, probiotics and vitamin treats

The pandemic has shot up the demand for masks, sanitisers, immunity-boosting edibles all across the world - not just for humans, but pets too!It gives you a safe, natural, and convenient way to kill germs on your pet's paws and body.

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

23 Walks review – dog-lovers follow the path to romance

Pensioner Dave (played by Dave Johns, from I, Daniel Blake ) is a retired psychiatric nurse, living alone near Hampstead Heath, London, where he regularly walks his gentle, elderly German shepherd Tillie.There are also some well-observed touches, especially concerning the fleeting friendships dog-walkers make with each other and the diversity of London’s population.

Blind teen swimmer and guide dog make 'perfect pair' in Paralympics quest

Blind teen swimmer and guide dog make 'perfect pair' in Paralympics quest

But when she was 14 years old — around the time a little Labrador retriever named Radar became the first “Puppy with a Purpose” for the Isles — Pagonis rapidly lost her vision over the course of two months.

Dog left to die in plastic bag is delighted to find some kind humans

Dog left to die in plastic bag is delighted to find some kind humans

Spillo was delighted to find some kind humans at last (Picture: Caters) Spillo stretches out with his new friends at the animal charity in Rome (Picture: Caters)The little dog is now on the mend and up for adoption.

Abandoned by families, many large dogs struggle in shelter homes in Bengaluru

Abandoned by families, many large dogs struggle in shelter homes in Bengaluru

Sam, as it turns out, was abandoned by his former pet parents, as they realised the difficulties of keeping a big dog in a family with children a tad too late.People tend to buy a breed that is trending and fashionable, and those end up in the abandonment circle,” Chinthana signs off.

Dutch artist turns pets into Disney-inspired characters

Dutch artist turns pets into Disney-inspired characters

Isa turns pets into animated character (Picture:@pet_disneyfication/Instagram/@)Ever wondered what your pet would look like as a Disney character?Isa Bredt turns pets into Disney-inspired animations and shares them on her Instagram account @ pet_disneyfication.

Deaf and blind dog loves comforting owner's foster pets

Deaf and blind dog loves comforting owner's foster pets

Tina loves Sherio too (Picture: Sherio’s Shenanigans)Sheryl explains to : ‘He is almost three, I adopted him when he was a year old.It took a while for Sherio to be adopted (Picture: Sherio’s Shenanigans)The latest pet to come into the Smith home was a little kitten who they named Tina Tolley.

Sausage dog sneaks onto bus alone and takes 18-mile trip to seaside

Sausage dog sneaks onto bus alone and takes 18-mile trip to seaside

Michelle Ballard said her pet’s stunt was ‘completely out of character’ (Picture: SWNS) The four-year-old daschund managed to sneak onto the bus undetected (Picture: SWNS)The Good Samaritan chatted to the driver and agreed to take the four-year-old sausage dog to his home in Clacton.

Adorable dog shows his love by sitting on top of his much smaller doggy sibling

Adorable dog shows his love by sitting on top of his much smaller doggy sibling

Jennifer and her husband have four dogs in total; they got Archie when he was eight weeks old, and also look after his adoptive siblings Bruce and Annie.

'World's worst cat': Animal shelter's honest ad goes viral

'World's worst cat': Animal shelter's honest ad goes viral

Lowery said the shelter has tried writing honest, tongue-in-cheek ads for other animals, including one dog she described as a “counter-surfing butter stealer.” But they'd never seen as much success as they have with Perdita.

Penelope the dog wins fans for her ridiculous smile

Penelope the dog wins fans for her ridiculous smile

Penelope has gained loads of fans online thanks to her ridiculous smile (Picture: CATERS NEWS AGENCY)Meet Penelope, a dog with a truly ridiculous smile.Mother-of-four Kayla, who is chronically ill, says Penelope has helped her get through many tough days with her smiles, ever since she got her as a puppy.

Doggone it! How an 18,000-year-old puppy could change everything we know about dogs

Doggone it! How an 18,000-year-old puppy could change everything we know about dogs

But is he an early modern wolf – or one of the world’s very oldest domesticated dogs?.How an 18,000-year-old puppy could change everything we know about dogs.That’s 64.9m years before Dogor existed.

The real star of Monday night's Cowboys-Giants game was a black cat

The real star of Monday night's Cowboys-Giants game was a black cat

The black cat is one of several resident strays that live in the bleachers at MetLife Stadium and usually come out after the game, building security officials told New York Giants reporter Madelyn Burke.

Dogfishing: The sinister dating trend haunting the apps

Dogfishing: The sinister dating trend haunting the apps

(Picture: Ella Byworth/)One of the greatest tragedies of my entire life occurred earlier this week, when I thought I had been the first person to coin a new dating trend: dogfishing.

What can I do about three cat-murdering dogs in a neighbourhood yard?

What can I do about three cat-murdering dogs in a neighbourhood yard?

If it happened again you’d always wonder whether you could have stopped it, and you know how you’d feel if someone could have kept your beloved cat-nephew safe.

A kind stranger has donated a £400 wheelchair to a dog with six legs

A kind stranger has donated a £400 wheelchair to a dog with six legs

Lauren said the kind lady wanted to do ‘something good’ in its memory so bought Roo a wheelchair to improve her mobility, because she gets tangled up with her extra front legs.

Police Dogs May Face Early Retirement—Find Out Why!

Police Dogs May Face Early Retirement—Find Out Why!

Two drug-sniffing dogs, Narc and Cody; from the Medford, Oregon Police Department; could potentially face an early retirement due to the legalization of marijuana on July 1. Narc is trained to sit when she smells a drug, and Cody will freeze in place.