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Shadow minister backs pets bill for elderly Shadow minister backs pets bill for elderly

Pets could be allowed to stay with their beloved owners when they move to sheltered accommodation, after a high ranking shadow minister backed a government bill. Eastbourne MP Nigel Waterson, who is also the shadow minister for older ...

Hamster coaxed out of bathroom cubby hole Hamster coaxed out of bathroom cubby hole

A hamster that escaped from its cage in the middle of the night and retreated to a hole in the owners' bathroom has been encouraged out of its hideaway by a piece of cheese, according to This Is Lancashire. The hermit hamster, called ...

Pet insurance 'vital' during recession Pet insurance 'vital' during recession

Households looking to save money during the recession have been advised not to dispense with pet insurance. A small monthly premium can save families from having to make the heartbreaking decision to put down their household pet ...

Pet memorial park planned Pet memorial park planned

Grieving animal lovers who have recently lost a pet will have the opportunity to plant a tree in honour of their dog. Christchurch City Council in New Zealand is offering dog owners a place to create a special tribute to their departed ...

Cat undergoes 'bionic' leg surgery Cat undergoes 'bionic' leg surgery

A cat whose front right leg was shattered in a suspected car accident has undergone surgery to reinforce it with steel plates and pins. Sydney had to be kept in two rooms for four months prior to the operation in order that he didn't ...

10,000 expected for Puppy Pawlooza 10,000 expected for Puppy Pawlooza

A day of psychic readings for pets, as well as agility demonstrations, beauty contests and rescue-animal adoptions are just some of the events planned for this weekend Puppy Pawlooza. London, Canada's first all-dog festival on Saturday ...

Hampshire Labradors Lift 500 Hampshire Labradors Lift 500

Labrador Life Line Trust wins the Petplan Charity Prize Draw ...

Oxford Pets Win a Purrfect 500 Oxford Pets Win a Purrfect 500

The Blue Cross in Burford, Oxfordshire has won a valuable donation of 500 from pet insurance provider, Petplan ...

RSPCA opens PetRetreat in Yorkshire RSPCA opens PetRetreat in Yorkshire

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has officially launched its PetRetreat service in South Yorkshire. Such centres are already open in Wales, the south-west and the west of England, taking in animals ...

Cat can't get enough of shower Cat can't get enough of shower

A cat-owner who was advised by a vet to trim and then wash his pet found out that, unlike the majority of her species, she just loves to shower. Phil Gardner expected his Persian cat Chloe to react badly to the experience, as most ...

Dog helps police find drugs haven Dog helps police find drugs haven

The owner of a dog who alerted the police when she noticed her pet was displaying the symptoms of being affected by cannabis has helped them to shut down an illegal drug-growing operation. Sixty-six-year-old Valerie Bailey's suspicions ...

Americans 'would prefer Obama  to get a mutt' Americans 'would prefer Obama to get a mutt'

Americans would prefer Barack Obama to have a mutt rather than a pedigree dog when he moves in to the White House, according to a new poll. The study, commissioned by the Associated Press and Petside.com, highlights that more than ...

Pet owners enjoy first RSPCA pet health day Pet owners enjoy first RSPCA pet health day

Pet lovers have flocked to an event held by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Animals (RSPCA) in Scarborough which provided free microchipping, health checks and advice. The first Pet Welfare Day in the area featured a number ...

Blood donor service launched for dogs Blood donor service launched for dogs

A new campaign has been introduced in the Lothian area of Scotland which aims to increase the availability of blood donors for dogs, reports the Scotsman. One man has been attempting to find a suitable transfusion for his dog after ...

Canine commuter on Tube Canine commuter on Tube

A dog which daily travels from Pinner to Baker Street on the London Underground has become a hit with fellow passengers. Rufus, a Pyrenean mountain dog, follows his owner Michael Stavrides on his trip to work to the Fine Art Gallery ...

Animal activists warn that G-Force could hurt guinea pigs Animal activists warn that G-Force could hurt guinea pigs

Animal activists are predicting another "101 Dalmatians syndrome" as youngsters around the world go out and get guinea pigs after seeing the new Disney film G-Force. The movie G-Force shows a squad of specially-trained, ...

Cat film selected for Cannes Cat film selected for Cannes

A short film featuring a man from Yorkshire sprinting against his one-eyed cat has been selected to be screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. Martin Humphries is a parish councillor in his home village of Wrose of Shipley ...

Cat adoption day proves to be a success Cat adoption day proves to be a success

A cat adoption day held by the Cats Protection branch in Southend has been hailed as resounding success after all the animals on show found new homes. The Echo reports that last weekend's event, at St Michael and All Angels Church, ...

Unwanted pets offloaded on recycling website Unwanted pets offloaded on recycling website

A website designed to prevent household goods ending up in landfill is being used to get rid of unwanted cats, the Cumberland News has reported. Cats and guinea pigs are being offered on the Carlisle Freecycle website and Animal ...

Cat gives birth in DIY store Cat gives birth in DIY store

A stray cat which sneaked into a branch of popular DIY store B&Q has given birth to kittens among the power tools and electric screwdrivers. The black and white cat, nicknamed the Painted Lady by staff, had got into the store ...

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