Kitten Found Loving new Home After Needing Emergency Care for Broken Bones and Fractured Ribs

A four month old kitten who needed emergency care after being rushed into Blue Cross with a raft of injuries including a suspected broken leg and head wound has found a loving new home after months of treatment and care by the national pet charity. Vets were unsure the poor kitten would pull through because […]

Taking the Bang out of Bonfire Night for Pets

Preparing pets for one of the loudest nights of the year The last thing a pet owner wants to see is their furry friend upset, but sadly this can happen for many with fear and anxiety around Bonfire Night. Due to their enhanced senses, animals can find the loud bangs, vibrations and flashes from fireworks […]

How To Remove Pet Odours From Your Home In Readiness For A New Cat

Preparing to bring a new pet into the home is a big step and there are a few things to consider before doing so. Cats are extremely sensitive to the smells of other cats and dogs, so in order to integrate them as smoothly as possible and make them feel comfortable in a new environment, […]

Guest Star: The Rescued Cat That Rescued her Human

Hi everyone, Please find below a guest story by Bonnie: On mothers day i went to my daughters house on an invite from her and my grandson to have lunch at their fav restaurant. She does animal rescue and had gotten a 3 month kitten the day before. This kitty was found in a bush […]

Minister for Employment Shines a Light on RSPCA Canterbury’s Apprenticeship Scheme

The Minister visited the charity and met with the Kickstart apprentices The Minister for Employment visited RSPCA Canterbury branch charity last week (Thursday 7 October) after the charity and Dame Kelly Holmes Trust successfully recruited six apprentices as part of the government’s back to work scheme. The Kickstart Scheme is a government project which aims […]

Oliver: Even an Oldie Likes Catnip!

Hi everyone, It’s me Oliver here today. And those of you that have been around since the beginning of Katzenworld probably know that by now I am classified as the older grandpa by the young padawan Mactavish the naughty Peterbald! Well, I am at least 11 human years old now which makes me 77 in […]

Purrsday Poetry: Edith and Honey by James Purslow

Hi everyone, Please find below our latest entry in the Purrsday Poetry series by James Purslow. Don’t forget if you have a cat poem you’d like to publish on our Blog do send us an email to 🙂 Edith and Honey by James Purslow Honey likes children, when they’re quiet as a mouse, Honey […]

Guest Cat Star: Marty’s Story

Hi everyone, Please find below a guest story by Marie about her cat Marty: Marty is our youngest cat, who came to us as a pair of foster kittens with his brother and while his brother was quickly adopted, Marty stayed with us as his affectionate nature was already clear. He was very skinny at […]

Get Me-owt of Here’: Quarry Quandary for Stricken Kitten

Rescue mission to save eight-week-old kitten who fell into quarry A tiny kitten could be heard meowing for help from a 30ft-deep quarry. An RSPCA rescuer was called to a quarry near a caravan park in Leyburn, Yorkshire Dales, on Sunday (10 October) after passersby heard meows coming from the 30ft-deep chasm. Animal rescue officer […]

Keeping Your Cat Safe During Halloween and Bonfire Night Celebrations

The following article first appeared on iCatCare: Keeping your cat safe during Halloween and Bonfire Night celebrations In October and November celebrations for Halloween and Bonfire Night (in the UK) take place, not just on one or two evenings, but over several weeks it seems; indeed similar celebrations now also happen at New Year. Although […]

Experts Reveal how to Have a ‘Conversation’ With Your Cat

The experts at All about Cats have revealed 5 ways to have a conversation with your cat as well as some of the key phrases you need to know in order to speak ‘cat’. 5 ways to have a conversation with your cat. 1 – Narrow your eyes at them –  It is thought that […]

Happy #TRT – Tummy Rub Tuesday (Week 376)

Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! The easiest way to enter is by sending them in via Or just leave a comment with a link to the post / photo you’d like us to use on this blog post. These three beauties are Boots, Tiger and Star from My Sweatpainteddreams. […]

4,268 Calls to RSPCA Reporting Deliberate Harm to Animals Since June 1

New figures from the animal welfare charity include calls about more than 3,000 suspected beatings, 421 improper killings and more than 210 suspected mutilations There have been 4,268 reports of intentional harm inflicted on animals during this summer, according to new figures from the RSPCA. black cat photo As part of its Cancel Out Cruelty […]

Revolutionary new ‘Concierge’ Cat Food Arrives – From Republic of Cats

Cat heaven is made in Republic of Cats:  revolutionary new ‘concierge’ cat food arrives There’s a new cat food revolution happening and it’s becoming something of a cult amongst happy felines and their ‘humans’.   Designed by expert animal nutritionists, Republic of Cats offers a new concept in cat food. It works with owners to create bespoke dry and […]

How Your Pet can Save Your Life

MedicAlert’s Pet Tag provides peace of mind to pet owners with pre-existing medical conditions  It’s no secret that pets add to our quality of life, and pet ownership has even been linked to better overall happiness and health. Owning a pet is proven to enhance fitness levels, relieve stress and even improve mental and heart […]

Young Cat and her Kitten Abandoned in Pet Carrier Outside RSPCA Centre in Newport

Both mum and baby are recovering well from their ordeal and are now safe in foster care The RSPCA is appealing for information about a female cat and her kitten, who were cruelly abandoned in a pet carrier outside the charity’s Newport Animal Centre on Saturday night (2 October). A passer-by spotted the carrier in […]

Cat in a Flat: How to Prepare Your Flat for an Indoor Cat

There has been an increase in cat owners across the UK since lockdown began with an estimated 7.5 million cats part of household families across the UK. Many people get a pet to keep them company. For those living in apartments, an indoor cat may seem like a great choice of furry friend – and those warm […]

Guest Star Cat: Earthquake Kittens

Hi everyone, Please find below a guest story from Barbara: I was sound asleep on January 17,1994 and at 4:30am, I was awakened by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake in Northridge California. Since I am not used to earthquakes in Philadelphia, I was a little scared. The next day, my fellow employee told me that the […]

Sleepypod Celebrates 15 Years of Creativity and Design Innovation #SleepypodInnovation

In celebration of the milestone anniversary, Sleepypod will offer discounts to consumers and retail partners. Pasadena, Calif.—October 2021—Sleepypod®, a Pasadena-based company known for making safety-tested pet products, marks its 15-year anniversary on October 15, 2021. In celebration of the milestone, Sleepypod will offer discounts to consumers and retail partners. On October 15, consumers will automatically […]

Bonfire Night Countdown: One Month to Prepare Your Pets for Fireworks Fright Night

RSPCA launching 2021’s #BangOutOfOrder campaign to help animal owners With reports of a number of firework events cancelled already across England and Wales the RSPCA is concerned, there may be an increase in unofficial at-home events in 2021. This news may concern animal owners who have nervous pets or who own horses or livestock who […]

Purrsday Poetry: The Cat Whisperer (Case of the Finicky Feline)

Here we are Face to face Laying on the living room carpet A ball of yawn between us You’ve been toying with me, Mr. Cat Prancing about Suave movements You’ve been toying with me all along Having me to believe you are content With my soft and gentle rubbing of your back My fingers slowly […]

Raise the Roof: RSPCA and Firefighters Come to the aid of Stricken Kitten in Gower

Kali – a five-month old kitten – had only ventured out a few times, before getting stuck on his Gower home rooftop RSPCA Cymru and local firefighters braved the darkness and rain to come to the aid of a tiny five-month-old kitten stuck on a Gower rooftop, in a late-night rescue mission. Inspector Darren Oakley […]

Nervous Cat Has Spent More Than 200 Days Waiting to Find his Forever Home

Sparky has now been transformed into a much more confident and friendly cat The RSPCA is hoping to find a home for a nervous cat who has been in the charity’s care for nearly seven months. The six-year-old black cat came into the care of RSPCA Millbrook Animal Centre in Surrey in March this year […]

8 of the Most Common Mistakes Cat Owners Make (And How to Solve Them)

Cats have earned a reputation for their independence, yet bringing home a new feline friend is a major decision which still requires a great deal of time, effort and money. So, before you bring home an adorable kitten (no matter how tempting the thought is), Eleonore Hacheme, Cat Nutritionist at Republic of Cats solves eight mistakes most […]

Battersea Launches New Campaign to Raise Awareness and Celebrate Rescue Animals

This Autumn, members of the public are being urged to show their support for rescue dogs and cats everywhere by getting involved in Battersea’s Wear Blue for Rescue campaign. The world leading animal welfare charity has launched a new campaign asking people from across the UK to join the rescue movement by taking the time […]

Happy #TRT – Tummy Rub Tuesday (Week 375)

Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! The easiest way to enter is by sending them in via Or just leave a comment with a link to the post / photo you’d like us to use on this blog post. “My 9 yo American Bob tail. TRT is any day of […]

Morris Animal Foundation and TEDxMileHigh – Spreading Big Ideas Together

DENVER/October 6, 2021 – New ideas are needed more than ever and through a collaboration with the producers of TEDxMileHigh, Morris Animal Foundation will be sharing innovative ideas focused on the science of animal health. The first three of 12 free, virtual talks are scheduled for Oct. 13, 20, and 27 and highlight saving shelter cats, protecting […]

Everything you Need to Know About Microchipping by @vitalpetclub

The following advice has been put together by @vitalpetclub Having your cat microchipped is really important – especially if they become lost or stolen – as most vet practices, animal shelters, dog wardens and even some police officers have access to a microchip scanner. This scanner will allow them to scan your cat to access […]

DI-WHY Would Anybody Dump a Kitten?

Concern as kitten feared abandoned at Pontypridd B&Q store. The kitten was found in the store’s car park – prompting the RSPCA to launch an appeal for information to the local community. The RSPCA has received reports about a male kitten that was believed to have been dumped at a B&Q store in Pontypridd. Officers […]

Help Stop Animals Being Driven to Their Graves! – World Animal Road Accident Awareness Day

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“We” are driving animals to their Graves! In Britain, annual road casualties are estimated to account for 100,000 fox deaths, 50,000 badgers, 50,000 deer, 30 million birds and Hedgehogs once topped the death table with 29% of them being killed by cars and they sadly remain on the critically endangered list. Based on statistical analysis […]