Cats aren’t immune to heat either (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)It’s tempting to open all your windows in hot weather, but Blue Cross recommends installing screens and netting to help keep your pets from suffering a nasty fall.
Before they could get into a ‘saving money on your pet’ segment with Alice Beer, Rochelle couldn’t properly focus as she laughed and revealed the reason.Stop it,’ he shouted, while Rochelle exclaimed: ‘He’s got the leg up as well, he’s just poised to go again!’.
I watch as the tortoise attempts, not for the first time, to leave through the cat flap; I know from experience that he’s about a centimetre too wide.
Journalist Rory Cellan-Jones’ dog Cabbage has died (Pictures: Twitter/ruskin147)A former BBC journalist’s dog who went viral when she was stolen but recovered hours later thanks to a Twitter campaign for sightings has died aged 14.
A dog that went viral when she was stolen and then found within hours thanks to a Twitter campaign has died aged 15.Cabbage, the collie cross of the former BBC journalist Rory Cellan-Jones, trended on Twitter last November when she and five other dogs were stolen together with a van in Acton, west London , after a dog walker left his keys in the ignition.
I don’t have any big family commitments at Christmas Day so I knew I wanted to be with the dogs (Picture: Picasa/RSPCA)One day, a couple came to visit her.
German Shepherd Gunther VI enjoys a luxurious life in his mansion when he's not at his "main home" in Tuscany.
Because he takes photographs all the time, with his phone as much as any other camera (the former being, to his mind, simply “a camera that makes calls”), and because great danes were bred to childlike levels of dependency, he shoots Frida constantly.
The pooch and his owner, Jonathan Graziano, have taken social media by storm thanks to a game they play each morning on TikTok called “No Bones,” in which they determine if Noodle will stand or flop down.
As the front door closes behind him, my own summer holiday begins: a week with no dog sleeping on my feet or barking every time the bell rings, or staring at me intently as I try to write, or read, or watch TV.“I hope they make it down OK,” my wife says.
While I’m always pleasantly surprised when in rains for four straight hours instead of seven, this can make it difficult to balance the tortoise’s desire to be outside with spring’s eccentric schedule.“Harold,” says the cat.“Keep trying,” I say.When I look up an hour later, the grapes and the tortoise are gone.
He has been with us for half his life, which feels as good a time as any to reflect on what I know now about having a dog in your life that I didn’t seven weeks ago.