Remembering Ravanello

Dogs, Uncategorized

Whenever I am the gorgeous city of Rome I always take time out from the world-class attractions and coffee culture to visit Torre Argentina. Set amidst ancient Roman ruins, this wonderful sanctuary provides a home for the abandoned cats of the Eternal City.

February 28, 2017

Fashionable Felines Suffer for their Looks

Dogs, Uncategorized

Fashions come and go. They always have and they always will. Style conscious fashionistas will always want the latest in thing, only to discard it when it’s yesterday’s news. Whilst silly trends do result in a great deal of wasted cash, there is no real harm done. But the situation is far more problematic when […]

February 27, 2017

The Canine Carnival

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Known as the greatest party on earth, the Rio Carnival is a fabulous fiesta of colour and sound. In the run up to the main event, hundreds of street parties are held across the city in what seems like an endless stream of revelry and glitz. One of these events is the Blocao pet parade […]

February 25, 2017

Teenager Uses Cats as Target practice

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Some people are beyond any understanding. Anyone who feels the need to shoot a cat for no reason at all is extremely worrying. If they shoot seven cats then they are mentally ill, a serious menace and a feline serial killer. Teenager Franky Mills attacked seven pets in a 12-day period and has now been […]

February 23, 2017

Pets and Divorce: Who gets the Dog?

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A divorce or a separation from a long term partner can be extremely traumatic. Disputes over possessions are common and these only serve to make the process even more stressful. But the situation can feel a whole lot worse if you face losing a treasured pet. If there is a battle for custody, who should […]

February 22, 2017

No Dogs Allowed

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When you have spent a great deal of money buying your home it can be very inconvenient to discover that you are subject to what may seem like unreasonable restrictions as to what you can do with it. These are usually concerning what type of alterations and additions you may make to the property and […]

February 21, 2017

Is Your Cat the Nation’s Most Fabulous Feline?

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Cats Protection has launched its annual National Cat Awards. This competition is open to all cats across the country and celebrates the contribution that they make to people’s lives. Now in their ninth year, the awards highlight fabulous stories of loyalty and heroism. If your moggie deserves special recognition you have until 31 March to […]

February 17, 2017

Dogs Have Got Talent

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Last week I attended the Britain’s Got Talent auditions at the London Palladium. You never know what you are going to see at these auditions. You can be lucky enough to witness a Susan Boyle moment but you can find yourself treated to a succession of uninspired and unprofessional acts. Unfortunately, on this occasion, the […]

February 16, 2017

The Social and Economic Impact of Pets?

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There are approximately 65 million pets in the UK and roughly half of all households have at least one pet. It isn’t difficult to imagine that our animals have a major impact on the nation’s economy. A new report published by CABI attempts to quantify the costs and benefits of our animals. This report highlights […]

February 15, 2017