Playing cat and mouse over posh nosh

Playing cat and mouse over posh nosh

• Christine Allen, of the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, writes of the excellent work being carried out to counter climate change by many people in the Catholic church (Letters , 13 July). • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

Miles arrived in my flat and bolted under the desk and didn’t come out for days. He likes petting, which has no practical purpose except his own comfort and pleasure. Cats are said to gravitate towards dying patients in care homes, to comfort them in their final hours.

Watch this cute video of a bulldog puppy pushing his baby sister in a trolley

Watch this cute video of a bulldog puppy pushing his baby sister in a trolley

Belle, who turns one later this month, decided to take over from owner April Adie, 23, by standing on her hind legs and pushing her tiny puppy sister in the black case.

Forest, the Wheelchair Cat, Rolls Into Social Media Fame

Forest, the Wheelchair Cat, Rolls Into Social Media Fame

“A lot of people see a really cute cat in a wheelchair and want to jump on that opportunity to take him,” clinic veterinarian Abbey Burgess is quoted as saying on Global News.

Sweet potato gnocchi is a great, gluten-free meal for you — and your dog, too!

Sweet potato gnocchi is a great, gluten-free meal for you — and your dog, too!

Chef Mark Jeffers of Manzanita restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton in Lake Tahoe, California is stopping by TODAY to share a recipe for gluten-free sweet potato gnocchi, and he's also demonstrating how to turn the dough into sweet potato dog treats.

Why do dogs roll in fox poo?

Why do dogs roll in fox poo?

(Picture: Getty)If you bathe your dog using a strongly scented shampoo, you might find that they actually try to go outside and roll in something to get rid of the clean smell.

Dog news: Killer dog bowl warning after DEADLY bugs discovered in scientific study

Dog news: Killer dog bowl warning after DEADLY bugs discovered in scientific study

Dog news: Killer dog bowl warning after DEADLY bugs discovered in scientific study DEADLY bugs have been found lurking in dog drinking bowls.

Dog almost died after eating sausage roll packed with rat poison

Dog almost died after eating sausage roll packed with rat poison

The sausage roll is believed to have been laced with rat poison but fortunately Blitz’s owner Catrina Edwardson managed to stop him eating too much and too him to the vet.

Britain’s naughtiest pets revealed

Britain’s naughtiest pets revealed

Out of the 10 badly behaved pups shortlisted, Mishka the husky took home the title of Britain’s Naughtiest Pet. Mishka’s owner, Sam Smith from Wigan, received £500 in high street vouchers and a set of blinds worth £100.

May the force be with you

May the force be with you

Dogs are not just man’s best friend but also an extended arm of security forces. Considering their powerful senses, it’s highly feasible to include more canines in the security forces. Dogs as extended arm of security forces