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Cat enjoys hanging around Cat enjoys hanging around

One pet cat is happiest when she is hanging around in her owner's garden, it has been reported. Flossie has been performing acrobatics on her master Jean Pullinger's washing line for years and is yet to lose one of her nine lives, ...

Supermarket cat found Supermarket cat found

A missing supermarket cat has been found safe and well, it has been reported. Pebbles, who lives in a Sainsbury's store, disappeared after biting a four-year-old boy in the supermarket, according to the Scarborough Evening News. ...

Dog survives shark attack Dog survives shark attack

An animal lover fought off a shark attack as he rescued his dog, according to reports. Greg Le Noir punched a five-foot shark which had attacked his pet terrier. The Florida resident shouted and lashed out at the predator as it ...

Posties back ASBOs for dogs Posties back ASBOs for dogs

Plans to give vicious pooches "dog ASBOs" have been welcomed by Scotland's postmen and women, the Daily Record reports. Figures show that more than 6,000 postal workers are victims of dog attacks every year. It is hoped ...

Novelty dog sculptures attract controversy Novelty dog sculptures attract controversy

Novelty dog sculptures placed on the side of a railway in Mexico have upset the locals. The five-foot tall Chihuahuas were intended to drum up business for the annual dog parade in the town of Urique. In previous years, the statues ...

Terror attack rescue dogs being trained Terror attack rescue dogs being trained

Specially trained dogs that seek out casualties in the event of a terrorist attack are to join fire crews throughout the country. The Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) canines will be able to help firefighters locate anyone trapped ...

Moggy given breath of life Moggy given breath of life

A cat was saved in a blaze of glory after nearly perishing in a Dundee house fire, it has been reported. Firefighters pulled the pussy from the inferno at a house in Douglas and saved one of its nine lives by giving it oxygen using ...

Take your dog to work Take your dog to work

Dog Magazine and UK pet charity the Blue Cross are teaming up to hold this year's Take Your Dog to Work Day. Pet lovers might be interested to hear the charity is preparing dog owners with training tips to help prepare their furry ...

Caring cat scoops oscar Caring cat scoops oscar

A moggy has been awarded the Cats Protection League's rescue award for the constant protection she provides to her owner. Speedy, a two-year-old tabby from Suffolk, has been recognised as the Rescue Cat of the Year 2008 after caring ...

Rabbit disease 'resurges' Rabbit disease 'resurges'

There has been a resurgence in the number of domestic rabbits being struck down by a contagious and lethal disease, it is being claimed by one pet charity. Animal welfare organisation PDSA maintains it has recorded a distinct rise ...

Pet memorial garden opened Pet memorial garden opened

A new pet garden of remembrance was opened by a celebrity gardener in Ilford, it has emerged. Leading organic gardener Bob Flowerdew opened the new Garden of Remembrance at the PDSA Animal Cemetery on Wednesday (June 25th). Mr Flowerdew, ...

Doggy denied age accolade Doggy denied age accolade

A Derbyshire labrador is being touted as the world's oldest dog, it has been reported. Bella, a 31-year-old pooch, would be 200 in canine years but because there are insufficient records for the dear old doggy, the Guinness World ...

Fat cat lands on man in restaurant Fat cat lands on man in restaurant

An overweight cat fell through a flimsy temporary roof cover and landed on a man while he was eating in a restaurant. The bizarre incident happened while the man was having a meal in a Chinese restaurant in Beijing city. Apparently, ...

Dead cat dug up by dog friend Dead cat dug up by dog friend

A loyal pet dog missed his dead cat friend so much he managed to dig up his grave and drag him back into the family home. The touching show of devotion came to light when Oscar's owners got up in the morning to find the dog curled ...

Sapphire shines in Pet Idol Sapphire shines in Pet Idol

The Exeter Express & Echo has reported that rescue dog Sapphire shone brightly to win its Pet Idol competition. An 18-month-old German shepherd beat George the cat to be voted as the publication's readers favourite pet. The ...

Missing toddler saved by puppies Missing toddler saved by puppies

A missing child has been saved by two puppies in the Virginian woodland of the US, it has been reported. Jaylynn Thorpe gave his babysitter the slip when he wandered out of his Halifax County home and walked with the two family ...

TV's Trinny picks prettiest pooches TV's Trinny picks prettiest pooches

Telly stylist Trinny Woodhall was on the lookout for a new pet pooch while judging at a charity dog show on Tuesday (July 8th), it has been reported. According to Hello magazine, the Star of BBC One's What Not To Wear perused pooches ...

Hero hound saves toddler Hero hound saves toddler

A dog has proved he is worth any pet insurance cost by saving a toddler from a venomous snake. The pet Jack Russell terrier, Pickle, leapt in between 16-month-old Vincent Hunt and a hissing two-foot adder's fangs, the People reports. ...

Bull terrier bounces back Bull terrier bounces back

Harvey, the missing three-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier, has been returned to his owner Laura Kidson after an elaborate escape plot that saw him bounce over the garden fence using a trampoline, it has been reported. The Houdini ...

Pet Obesity is Europe's Biggest Animal Health Issue Pet Obesity is Europe's Biggest Animal Health Issue

Two-thirds of veterinary professionals believe that pet obesity is the single largest health issue facing domestic animals throughout Europe, with 96 per cent of those questioned identifying early death as the most serious consequence ...

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