Now, the ‘soulmate’ pair plan to run 30km in 30 days in August to raise money for Pound for Paws, to help the Scottish SPCA help more animals like Kai find their forever homes.
Raylan has helped care for more than 60 cats and kittens (Picture: @raylan_the_dog/Caters News Agency)‘I have no idea why Raylan loves kittens,’ says Laura, from Toronto, Canada.
Laura and Barry have been on an 18-month adventure thanks to picking up dogsitting jobs (Picture: Laura Fisher / SWNS)Laura Fisher, 36, and Barry McNeice, 35, have spent the last 18 months travelling the world on the cheap – all thanks to jobs looking after people’s pets and staying in their homes free of charge.
Born nine days apart, the pair have grown up together and think of each other as brothers (Picture: LAURA WEBSTER / CATERS NEWS AGENCY )‘From eating food from the plate, just like Fenn would, he also joins him in learning tricks like sit, heel round.
At his heaviest, Cleatus couldn’t walk and had to be dragged around in a cart Picture: Caters News)Laura said: ‘He maintained a healthy weight of 1st 7lbs [25lbs] for most of his adult life but once he reached 12 years of age – he began to pile on the pounds and slow down.
Knowing the owner wasn't caring for her properly, Laura spent a year visiting the pooch, which she named Takia, and regularly took videos of the happy hound greeting her with licks and a wagging tail.
Percy is adorable (Picture: Laura Walters)Christmas has come early for one little puppy.Laura tells : ‘As soon as I heard what happened I felt like he deserved the best, and I knew he would love walking all day and sleeping on the sofa all night!
Richard Remde and Laura Jacques are cloning a second dog (Picture: SWNS)Cloned puppies are made through a process called somatic cell nuclear transfer, using surrogates mums rescued from centres across South Korea.
For four programmes they needed 12 dogs with owners who would still be reliably useless at puppy training at the three-month mark. By the end of training all three puppies have made some progress (for Athena it’s mostly in the weight department; she’s put on another two stone) and their owners have been on a journey.
Little Charley the Staffordshire bull terrier was brought into the Blue Cross rehoming centre in Burford, Oxfordshire in June – and has remained there ever since (Picture: Blue Cross)Laura Crofts, rehoming manager, said it could be ‘a few weeks, a few months or a few years’.