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What to consider when adopting a cat

Tue 28th October, 2014

Adopting a cat is a big decision to make as it can impact your life in ways you never thought imaginable, but with 23% of the population owning a cat, meaning there are over nine million now living in the UK, there are more cats than ever worming their way into our hearts, and homes!…

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Everyday Essentials You Need When Adopting a Cat

Mon 27th October, 2014

Adopting a cat, or any kind of pet for that matter, is an exciting process. However, the amount of things you need in order for them to live their daily lives can be slightly overwhelming. Here is our list of every day essentials you cat needs: Litter Tray and Litter Cats are by nature very…

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Bringing a new cat into your home

Mon 27th October, 2014

Re-homing a cat can be a very exciting time for all of the family, however it is important to integrate them into your family slowly and at their own pace. Before you pick your new pet up, it is important to cat proof your home. Tuck any loose electrical wires away and remove anything from…

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Reasons why your rabbit needs company

Sat 25th October, 2014

Why Your Rabbit Needs a Companion of His Own Kind In the wild, rabbits are naturally social creatures. They live in large packs, called warrens, and together these bunnies all split the housekeeping, childrearing, foraging and security duties between them. And, within a warren, certain bunnies will pair off with each other as besties. These…

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7 training tricks for your dog at home

Fri 24th October, 2014

Basics Boot Camp: Training Your Dog To begin with, it is important to understand that training your dog takes regular time and focus – from both of you. When you begin training your dog, ensure that you are working in a quiet area, and your pet is neither too wound up or too sleepy. You…

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Neutering – why it’s so important

Fri 24th October, 2014

What Is Neutering and Why Your Pet Needs It? Neutering is a surgical procedure whereby reproductive organs are removed from a male animal. It is called spaying when it refers to a female animal though you can generally use the word neutering as a catch all. And, most domesticated pets should be neutered; it’s not…

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Protecting your dog whilst walking in winter

Fri 24th October, 2014

This week we were asked… “It’s coming up to my first winter with my dog and I want to make sure he is protected from harsh weather when we go on our walks. Do you have any tips to make sure he is safe? He is quite old I adopted him from a rescue centre…

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Top tips for bonding your rabbit

Thu 23rd October, 2014

Will Your Bunny Bond?  If you haven’t yet adopted a rabbit, your very best bet is to ensure that you bring home a bonded pair. This will save you plenty of time – and perhaps a few tears too. That’s because bonding a pair of rabbits can take anywhere between two weeks and a few…

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Diary of Cat Adoption – Part 1

Thu 23rd October, 2014

When my partner and I moved into our new house back in April, we knew that eventually we’d want a four-legged friend to join us. Since I was 12 my parents have had a dog that they rescued from Dog’s Trust in Darlington, and Patrick’s family have had a cat since he was nine years…

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How to ensure your hamster is happy and healthy

Thu 23rd October, 2014

A Weekly Health Check for Your Hamster Is Important All pets need regular care and attention. The best way to ensure that any animal you care for remains in best health is to check them over weekly for signs of poor health or disease. Not only will this alert you early if there is an…

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