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Cat whispers in Chinese Cat whispers in Chinese

A cat has become a celebrity in China after whispering something to his owner. Grandmother Lv, from Changhun city, says Mimi called her 'Laolao', the Chinese word for Grandma. She first thought it might be her granddaughter calling ...

Overweight pets compete Overweight pets compete

Britain's fattest pets are battling it out in a slimming contest, it has been reported. Eight of the country's most overweight domesticated animals will embark on a 100-day diet in a bid to be crowned the 2008 pet fit club champion, ...

Family rabbit tortured Family rabbit tortured

A Huyton family have been left heartbroken after their pet rabbit was tortured, it has been reported. Mum-of-three Joanne Parker found Flopsy barely alive on her front doorstep last month, according to the Liverpool Echo. The previous ...

Cat naps his way through the post Cat naps his way through the post

A pet pussy was posted across his native Germany by mistake after cat napping in a parcel box, it has been reported. Janosch's journey began as he went for a nice afternoon nap in a box filled with presents for its owner's relatives, ...

Pet lover uses savings for cat surgery Pet lover uses savings for cat surgery

One avid pet fan has paid £7,500 from her savings for her cat to have its face reconstructed after the creature was hit by a car. Tanya Dickson shelled out the cash after her cat Hetty, who is a male, was hit by a car and suffered ...

Hound hooks up with hen Hound hooks up with hen

A Somerset scandal has set tongues wagging after a dog hatched an unlikely bond with a chick, it has been reported. Cannington family dog, Nell, has adopted a chick rejected by its mother last week, according to the Bridgewater Mercury. ...

How dog walking gives owners an in-built homing device and self-taught GPS How dog walking gives owners an in-built homing device and self-taught GPS

In a study carried out amongst over 500 dog and non-dog owners it has been discovered that dog owners have a better sense of direction ...

Petplanet.co.uk joins up with SSPCA in Flyball Sponsorship at Crufts Petplanet.co.uk joins up with SSPCA in Flyball Sponsorship at Crufts

Petplanet.co.uk are pleased to announce that one of the Scottish Flyball Teams which have qualified for Crufts this year include 3 members of our own staff Ė and their dogs of course ...

Donít be in the Dog House when you move home Donít be in the Dog House when you move home

Are you about to wave goodbye to a much loved home? Then spare a thought for your four-legged friend as he woofs a fond farewell to his favourite park, lamp post and chums ...

MP calls for pet monkey ban MP calls for pet monkey ban

A Shropshire MP is calling for the closure of a loophole in animal welfare laws that enable people to keep primates as pets, it has been reported. Mark Pritchard, Conservative MP for The Wrekin, claims unacceptable suffering is ...

Hero dog saves kittens Hero dog saves kittens

A pet dog has been dubbed a hero after saving a litter of kittens from a fire. Leo, a Jack Russell cross, risked his own life by standing guard over a litter of kittens as a blaze tore through a family house in Melbourne, Australia. ...

Pet insurance plan launched Pet insurance plan launched

A new pet insurance plan has been announced in a bid to ensure more cats and dogs are covered. Sainsbury's Finance has launched the new low-cost pet insurance scheme. Under the plan, owners will be offered £3,000 towards the ...

Man banned from keeping dogs Man banned from keeping dogs

A pet owner has been convicted of animal cruelty for keeping 11 illegal fighting dogs in his basement flat, it has been reported. Brent magistrates' court this week ordered Akim Adelaja to serve 280 hours of unpaid work and banned ...

Tonto proves he is not stupid Tonto proves he is not stupid

There will be no more weeping for a one-eyed cat short-listed for a talent contest, it has been reported. Tonto, a one-and-a-half-year-old Birman, has made it through to the final of Felix Factor – a nationwide search for a ...

Paris abandons cat Paris abandons cat

Social butterfly Paris Hilton has apparently abandoned her cat after taking it to the vet two weeks ago and not returning to collect it. Prada was dropped off by the hotel heiress at Kriss Kelly's Foundation for Cats from where she ...

Tortoise rescued from garden chair Tortoise rescued from garden chair

A 20-year-old South African Sulcata tortoise called George had a mishap with a garden chair on Wednesday (May 7th) and firemen were called out to help him, according to reports. George's owner Tina Jones called the emergency services ...

Pet dogs shot dead Pet dogs shot dead

One pet-loving family has been left shell-shocked following a vicious attack on their beloved dogs which were left dead after an early morning shooting, it has been reported. Navestock farmer Elizabeth Swan is pleading for help to ...

Tortoise pinched from party Tortoise pinched from party

An Andover woman was distraught when she discovered her tortoise had been stolen, it has been reported. Pamela Todd, from Claudius Close, was at a wedding when Squeak abandoned his brother Bubble on his own in the tank they once ...

Pet insurance 'boom' Pet insurance 'boom'

The pet insurance market is one of the quickest booming sectors in the market, it has been reported. An increasing number of people are taking out cover for their beloved four legged friends, according to the Aberdeen Press and Journal ...

Freddy nearly gets fried Freddy nearly gets fried

A prying pussy was fortunate not to become a fried feline after he climbed up a 7-metre power line, it has been reported. Curiousity got the better of Freddy when he shimmied his way up the pole only to realise upon reaching its ...

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