2019 ‘Cat-Human Relationships’ photography competition winner – Mette Mi Søgaard from Denmark

‘As I was studying for the ISFM certificate in feline behaviour, I decided to start clicker training with my cats. It turned out that one of my cats, Leif, liked it very much, and was easy to train with. This photo was taken by my boyfriend while Leif and I were practicing a high five. […]

Seven Facts You Need to Know About Cat Body Language

Have you ever caught your cat tilting their head to the side and staring at you, or have they ever flicked their tail when they brushed by you? If so, you’ve most likely wondered what they were trying to tell you. Cats are very expressive creatures, and they can get their point across both verbally […]

Helping Your Pet Stay Happy and Healthy

PDSA Vet gives advice for pet owners during Mental Health Awareness Week The bond between animals and owners is really powerful and, at times like these, many of us would be lost without the mood-boosting power of our pets. During Mental Health Awareness Week, PDSA is offering tips on reducing the chances of our four-legged […]

There’s Always Time To Look Fabulous

Hi everyone, my name is Nova and I’m a black Norwegian Forest/British Shorthair cross-breed, also known as Spoilt Nova of Spoilt Nova and Lady Luna on Instagram. I live at home with my 2 hoomans (my lovely mummy who spoils me rotten, and daddy who pampers me and cooks prawns especially for me), and my […]

Better Life for the Senior Cat Sisters

The Band of Rescuers recently took two old cat sisters into their care. Arwin (15 years old) and Dory (18 years old) were very loved in their previous home, but sadly, because of serious health issues, their owner had to give up on them. Due to their age, the two sisters needed special care, so […]

Guest Stars: Cally, Silver, and Blacky Practicing Social Distancing

Hi everyone, Today’s guest story comes from Jody about Cally, Silver and Blacky and how they are practicing Social Distancing. This is my roommates (from left) Cally, Silver, and Blacky. Cally is the oldest at about 5 and Silver and Blacky are twin brothers who turned 1 in February 2020. The first picture shows the […]

Nubia: My new Friend Maya the bee by Tonies!

Hi everyone, It’s me Nubia here today with a new friend of mine… Maya the bee! 😀 Nubia: Isn’t she adorable! And she wears my favourite colour as stripes! Black! 😉 Nubia: Did I just hear a bird…? Birds eat bees… so i must guard my little friend! Nubia: Lets see… no bird over there, […]

The Cat That Watches Through Time

Glass shards flew onto the vintage Oriental rug. They fell from a door that was also vintage. Because the door was almost as old as time itself, there was nothing safe about the jagged pieces of glass that sparkled in the light from the street as the door swung slowly open. The intruder skirted around […]

Keeping Cats Safe: Plants and Cats

Keeping Cats Safe: Plants and Cats Whilst cats are generally careful about what they eat, they can come into contact with a variety of plants, whether in the house or outside, that can be highly toxic. Feline charity International Cat Care (iCatCare) is highlighting some of the potential dangers in the month of May in […]

Mayhew’s Trap, Neuter, Return programme proves to be a lifeline for feral cats in lockdown

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Mayhew’s Animal Welfare Officers are still out on the frontline, caring for and saving the lives of animals in our local community. Last week, we got a call from a long-term feeder of two feral cats, who had been looking out for the pair ever since she first spotted them […]

Happy #TRT – Tummy Rub Tuesday (Week 303)

Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! If you’d like your cat to appear in our weekly column via not send them in via info@katzenworld.co.uk. Or just leave a comment with the link to the post / photo you’d like us to use. Oliver napping sitting up on the porch sofa with his […]

Oliver: Early bed time – pleeaassssse?!?

Hi everyone, It’s Oliver here. Do you think I can go to bed early today? Please…. I can? Woohoo 😀 Oliver: This bed is just too nice… I shall sleep all day! Oliver: What you are saying I need to bath before going to bed??? Oliver: I can do that in here. 😀 Oliver: Now […]

Celebrity Chefs Urge People to get Baking and Help Unwanted Cats      

Masterchef winner Tim Anderson and Bake Off star Kim-Joy are encouraging people to hold tea parties throughout April to support Cats Protection. The cat-loving duo have provided biscuit recipes for the charity’s Pawsome Afternoon Tea, which raises money to help needy cats across the UK. Tim, who owns a cat called Baloo, has created an oatmeal biscuit recipe […]

‘COVID-19 and Companion Animals – What we know today’

‘COVID-19 and Companion Animals – What we know today’ WSAVA webinar sets out latest thinking and offer advice for veterinarians The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) is to hostd a free webinar for veterinarians globally on Friday 17 April to confirm the latest knowledge on COVID-19 as it relates to companion animals.  Speakers Dr Vanessa […]

Cleaning and Pets by Blue Cross

This content is kindly being provided by the UK Charity Blue Cross. Being at home more with our pets is great – but, inevitably, during these difficult times, a lot of us will be cleaning more than usual. Certain products are toxic to pets and they can’t read labels like us, so it’s our job […]

A Perfect pet Photo Gallery From Blooming Artificial

Inspired by the desire to spread joy and positivity, Blooming Artificial have launched a photo gallery featuring the best submissions from their recent pets-with-plants photo competition. In need of a pick-me-up? Just want to look at some cute animals? This might be just the photo gallery for you. Blooming Artificial recently challenged the public to send in […]

Feeding Cats Creatively

Cats are natural hunters. The modern domestic cat (Felis catus) is likely descended from a small North African wildcat (Felis sylvestris lybica) that chose to live close to humans because of the abundance of rodents attracted to food stores in settlements in the Middle East. Wild living cats spend about 70% of their daily activities on […]

The Friday Art Cat: Ginger Kitten

FRIDAY ART CAT – Ginger Kitten Quick pencil of “Caleb”, from Facebook. Sara I am an artist making work mostly of animals and people, specialising in oil painting and soft pastel.  Three cats live with me – Maine Coon Orlando, Bengal Pandora and black moggy Rio.  If you’re interested in commissioning me for a portrait or […]

Tried and Tested by Dirk: Delicious KatKin Meals

I’ve previously written about a new brand of cat food called KatKin. Run by brother and sister Brett and Nikki they create vet-formulated cat food with high quality ingredients and 95% meat content. I absolutely love the story behind KatKin and was very impressed by what I read. However, there is really only one way […]

Purrsday Poetry: He Braved Me Once

“Yes, run! Just like the neighbor’s old Great Dane Who flies for freedom when he hears me yowl! He braved me once, and then let out a howl When all my claws reminded him of pain. What did he think? That monster was insane To bark and hurl at me! Well, with a growl, A […]

Keeping Cats Happy With a Window View

A window view for your cat can be entertaining and keep them mentally active.  Before setting up an area make sure that all latches and locks are secure on the window.  Also check to make sure the screen is secure.  My cat Teddy has a habit of pressing his head against the screen, so I […]

LondonCats “Cat Extravaganza”in Maidstone Moved to 2021 PLUS New Virtual Show

Hi everyone, Due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis the next LondonCats event in Maidstone has been moved to March 27-28, 2021 in an attempt to avoid any COVID-19-related postponements down the line. However in the meantime LondonCats is moving to monthly virtual cat shows which menas ALL of you can take part. IS YOUR CAT […]

Keeping Your pet in Shape During Lockdown

PDSA vets offers top tips for keeping pets active During lockdown it can be difficult to keep our pets fit and active while we spend more time indoors, as well as to keep those excess pounds off. The good news is PDSA has lots of ideas for ways to keep your pet in shape without […]

How To Cope With The Loss Of A Pet

Nothing can prepare you for the loss of a pet. After all, they will have been with you through so much, always by your side, making your day that little bit better when you needed them most.  Coming to terms with their death is an incredibly difficult thing to do, and it’s vital for you […]

Happy #TRT – Tummy Rub Tuesday (Week 302)

Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! If you’d like your cat to appear in our weekly column via not send them in via info@katzenworld.co.uk. Or just leave a comment with the link to the post / photo you’d like us to use. Comfy or what ? Zebedee at home. Sent in via […]

2019 ‘Cat-Human Relationships’ photography competition winner – Ana Coscujuela Vigo from Spain

‘This picture was taken in Denuy, a small village located in the North of Spain. My grandmother, Paquita, is very happy holding our two new family members. They are called China Swan (Calico cat) and Uri (white cat). Uri is currently living with me in the UK, as a white cat in sunny Spain has […]

PDSA Vets Save Kitten hit by car

A five-month-old kitten from Merseyside required life-saving treatment and emergency surgery to save his back legs after being hit by a car. After calling PDSA vets – who are running an emergency service during the lockdown – Buddy was rushed to the charity’s Pet Hospital in Huyton, where the team of vets and nurses spent […]

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