Feline fine: How to keep your indoor cat happy, according to scientists

Feline fine: How to keep your indoor cat happy, according to scientists

Highrise living might not be ideal for most pets, as outdoor access can be difficult and there may be limited space indoors.It’s often assumed that older cats may be a better choice because they’re more sedentary and cats with a previous history of living indoors may also adjust more easily to a new indoor home.

Meet the Travelling Menagerie: two people and 14 pets touring Europe

Meet the Travelling Menagerie: two people and 14 pets touring Europe

Wasi and cats in the caravan (Picture: Nicole Strauss)Although they’ve seen many countries together, travelling with animals does affect what they can do when they stop.

Oldest Cat in the World Enjoys 24th Birthday!

Oldest Cat in the World Enjoys 24th Birthday!

On May 21st, “Poppy, hailing from Bournemouth, England, was crowned the world’s oldest living cat, taking the Guinness World Record.” Until last year, the title of “oldest living cat,” was contested by a 23 year old feline from Kansas, named Pinky.

You can now buy your dog a luxury home with in-house treat dispensers

You can now buy your dog a luxury home with in-house treat dispensers

Your dog would be very happy to stay in this (Picture: Caters News)A company has launched a new range of luxury dog kennels that cost up to £170,000.

Becoming a dog-walker could earn you an extra £9,200 a year

Becoming a dog-walker could earn you an extra £9,200 a year

With the average UK salary at £27,600, having a dog walking side hustle will increase annual income by one third. ‘With living costs constantly increasing, it’s no surprise that Brits are taking up side hustles to earn some extra cash,’ says Christopher Cederskog, European general manager at Rover.com.

Animal Cruelty: Shocking images inside ‘HOUSE OF HORROR’ show dog living in own faeces

Animal Cruelty: Shocking images inside ‘HOUSE OF HORROR’ show dog living in own faeces

oppy, a Shih Tzu was found by RSPCA inspectors to be iving in its own faeces and urine (Image: RSPCA)RSPCA inspector Fischer found a terrified Poppy hiding under a bed when she visited the property in Fairfield on July 14.The inspector arrived to “extremely dirty conditions” to find Poppy’s fur matted together and crawling with maggots.Yesterday the dogs cruel owners Maureen Payne, 60, and her son Robert Payne, 38, were indefinitely banned from keeping any animal in a hearing at Liverpool Magistrates Court.Peter Mitchell, prosecuting, said: "Inspector Fischer found extremely dirty conditions in the house.

'Dogs against Brexit' to march on Parliament to demand new EU referendum

'Dogs against Brexit' to march on Parliament to demand new EU referendum

Organisers of the “wooferendum” march say more than half of vets registering in the UK each year come from abroad, most from the EU, and they cite a report by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) saying a cut in numbers would be likely to cause shortages, jeopardising animal welfare and economic production.

Pension? I’d rather have a pet

Pension? I’d rather have a pet

Ideally our light-hearted campaign will also encourage people to think about how they can save more so when it comes to retirement they have plenty of options.“The dogs know what they’re talking about – you don’t want to have to work like a dog all your life.” One in five millennials says their pension either worries them or does not feel like a reality, so they simply put off thinking about it.

Puppies: Puppies sold ‘wholesale’ online, thanks to loophole in law

Puppies: Puppies sold ‘wholesale’ online, thanks to loophole in law

This results in dogs having genetic defects, and many times people who ‘order’ such pups simply do not want them.