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'Bionic' cat survives second fall 'Bionic' cat survives second fall

A "bionic" cat has miraculously survived two separate 21 ft falls from its owner's South London home. Following its latest fall, vets decided that the cat, named Baby, would need to have metal plates and screws fitted ...

Dog vets paid for with savings Dog vets paid for with savings

A number of dog owners are forced to raid their savings to pay vet bills, a new study has revealed. According to a study by Direct Line Pet Insurance, 18 per cent of dog owners have had to withdraw from savings accounts to pay for ...

Dog and antelope make friends Dog and antelope make friends

An outgoing Colorado dog has struck up an unlikely friendship with an antelope from Wyoming. Skeeter, a happy-go-lucky young canine, stumbled upon the young buck on a river trail - where they were then found playing together by a ...

Sheffield offers dog adoption services Sheffield offers dog adoption services

Those living in Sheffield who want to adopt a friendly pooch can now do so via the city council's website. Organised by Sheffield City Council's animal control service, the online facility allows members of the public to see pictures ...

Dog owner grateful for pet insurance Dog owner grateful for pet insurance

One dog owner from Layton, near Blackpool has spoken of his relief at having pet insurance after his puppy became ill. Driving instructor Steve Conway, aged 34, told the Gazette that his Rottweiler Diesel may have eaten something ...

Pet purchases 'require careful consideration' Pet purchases 'require careful consideration'

With National Pet Month fast-approaching, animal lovers are being urged to act responsibly when taking on a new commitment. According to pet lover's website PetClubUK.com, there is a furry friend for everyone, no matter what their ...

Lily Allen backs youngster in dog-napping case Lily Allen backs youngster in dog-napping case

Pop star Lily Allen has backed a Kent youngster's hunt for her missing dog, following a recent similar experience of her own. Margaret Callow, seven, had her puppy Poppy stolen from her garden earlier this month, leading to an extremely ...

Fresh Prince get attached to dog Fresh Prince get attached to dog

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Will Smith has become so attached to his doggie co-star that he wants to take the canine home with him. Actor and singer Smith, 39, pleaded with the Alsatian's owner to let him adopt the furry friend ...

Queen's canines honoured at film festival Queen's canines honoured at film festival

Five corgis named Poppy, Anna, Alice, Oliver and Megan - the doggy stars of Oscar wining film The Queen - have been honoured at a British Film Industry (BFI) awards ceremony. The star-studded Fido Awards held in London decided to ...

Cats Protection celebrate 80th birthday Cats Protection celebrate 80th birthday

Cats Protection reached the ripe old age of 80 last weekend and branches across the country reflected on the good work that hard gone into decades of finding homes for unwanted animals. The Peterborough chapter of the charity organisation ...

Aboistop Anti-Bark Collar Kit Aboistop Anti-Bark Collar Kit

Barking is a normal part of being a dog, but excessive barking can be a real a nuisance, and can cause distress for you, your dog, and your neighbours. ...

Kylie and Wayne top pet's names Kylie and Wayne top pet's names

New research has found that some of the most popular pet names in the UK today are those of the rich and famous. Wayne Rooney and Kylie Minogue seem to be the new names of choice for many pet owners, as people prefer to call their ...

Help a hedgehog Help a hedgehog

Residents of Harlow and Bishop's Stortford with a taste in unique pets are being urged to help hedgehogs in their area. A scheme called Epping Forest Hedgehog rescue, which cares for injured or disabled hedgehogs, is appealing for ...

Bone to the rescue for dog Bone to the rescue for dog

A golden retriever has been declared cancer-free after undergoing a £30,000 stem cell transplant, according to reports. Comet, who belongs to 68-year-old Nina Hallett, a British ex-pat living in the US, was diagnosed with lymphoma ...

Pet insurance can help with lost pet scenario Pet insurance can help with lost pet scenario

Few pet insurance companies provide help towards the cost of heart-broken pet owners trying to track down lost animals. According to research done by Sainsbury's Pet Insurance, eight per cent of UK residents have had a pet cat or ...

Kylie pines for dog Kylie pines for dog

Kylie Minogue is pining for her pet dog. The Australian pop star says although she has definitely split up with her French actor boyfriend, Oliver Martinez, their dog Sheba still held a place in her heart. In an interview with ...

Smoky found months after tornado Smoky found months after tornado

A cat and its grateful owner were re-united after a tornado hit their home town three months ago and separated them. Wanda Ploeger had her mobile home destroyed by the storm but was more distraught at the disappearance of her beloved ...

Owners 'do their research' when it comes to pet holidays Owners 'do their research' when it comes to pet holidays

The majority of pet owners planning to take their animals away on holiday with them do research online to compare the services on offer, a survey has shown. Findings by website TRIPSwithPETS.com highlight that 74 per cent of pet ...

Secure pets when travelling, charity urges Secure pets when travelling, charity urges

Pet owners are being urged to make sure their animals are properly restrained when travelling in a vehicle. Charity PDSA is warning consumers that pets could face injury if not properly secured as could owners. "It's not ...

'Don't put off getting pet insurance' 'Don't put off getting pet insurance'

Just because a pet owner has not needed to take their animal to the vets for a major operation, they should not think that they do not require pet insurance, one expert has urged. Speaking to the Sunday Herald, expert Brian Brown, ...

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