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November is Senior Pet Month, and pet experts at TrustedHousesitters have teamed up with veterinary surgeon Pete Wedderburn to provide tips on increasing the life and quality of life for senior pets. From adapting their diet to providing mental stimulation, learn how to keep your pet healthy and happy in their golden years.
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has released the second edition of its Essential Medicines List for Cats and Dogs. This list supports companion animal veterinarians in accessing vital veterinary medicines, ensuring minimum standards of clinical practice. Developed by the WSAVA’s Therapeutics Guidelines Group, it aims to address global inequalities in drug accessibility and improve animal welfare.
Have you ever wondered about the most expensive personal item someone has purchased? For me, it’s not a fancy car or a luxurious home, but rather my cat’s medical bills. Meet Louis Catorze, the most expensive cat ever rescued, costing a staggering £12,000 in medical treatments. Life with him is like having a permanent hole in your purse, but we wouldn’t have it any other way.
Have you ever heard of the term Whisker Fatigue? “In basic terms, whisker fatigue is simply over-stimulation of the sensory system of the whiskers. What happens when the whiskers are touched too much, even if it is basic brushing against food and water dishes, is the cat’s brain gets an onslaught of sensory messages transmitted […]
Discover how one cat owner always knows where her cat goes, thanks to Aldi shoppers who keep spotting him in the supermarket. Meanwhile, find out why Louis Catorze prefers school fetes and sports days over his own garden. Do you know where your cat goes?
Animal abandonment incidents have soared to a shocking three year high as the RSPCA warns that unwanted pets face a bleak winter. The animal welfare charity has today (22 November) released startling new statistics that show abandonments have been spiralling amid the ongoing cost of living crisis. Already this year, up to the end of […]
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has announced new chairs for its clinical committees and appointed its first Chief Learning and Development Officer (CLDO). The CLDO will lead efforts to provide high-quality continuing education to WSAVA’s global membership. The association also aims to set global standards for companion animal practice through its clinical committees and global guidelines.
With household heating costing hundreds of pounds in gas this winter, data has shown there are more effective ways of keeping your pet warm and happy whilst you’re at work. Britain is a pet-obsessed nation, with over half (57%) of all households having a share of the nation’s 38 million registered domestic animals. The increase […]
Pets have a significant positive impact on the mental and physical health of remote workers, with 91% saying it improves their experience. Findings from a survey of over 2,000 users show how pets reduce work-related stress, improve work-life balance, and encourage healthy habits. TrustedHousesitters, a pet-sitting platform, conducted the survey and found that pets are crucial for remote workers, with 65% saying they wouldn’t consider a job without remote or hybrid options. Discover more about the role of pets in remote working at TrustedHousesitters.
Discover the heartbreaking story of Isla Animals Rescue, evicted from their shelter and in need of support to build a new home for abandoned animals. Learn how you can make a difference! #animalrescue #shelter #donate
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New research reveals that European pet owners are willing to spend up to €158 per year on pet tech, with a total potential market value of €14.378 billion. Over 45% of Europeans believe that pet tech is the future of pet ownership, but 41% have cybersecurity concerns. The most popular concept pet tech product is a ‘pet nutrition scanner’, and the European pet tech market is expected to grow by 20.7% annually. Distrelec explores the world of pet tech and the preferences of European pet owners.
Bella & Duke, the leading raw pet food company, has launched a festive range including advent calendars and meals for cats and dogs, made from natural ingredients. Discover more about their offerings at bellaandduke.com. #petfood #Christmas
Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! The easiest way to enter is by sending them in via firstname.lastname@example.org. Or just leave a comment with a link to the post / photo you’d like us to use on this blog post. “Here’s our cat Bebe. I rescued her 16 years ago when […]
Learn about the prevalence of obesity in cats in the UK and the health risks associated with it. Discover how to assess your cat’s body condition and the factors that contribute to weight gain. Find out the importance of a gradual weight loss program and proper nutrition for cats.
Learn about the heroic actions of animals honored with the PDSA Dickin Medal for their service in military conflicts over the past 80 years. From messenger pigeons to dogs, horses, and even a cat, these brave animals have shown conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. The PDSA Dickin Medal recognizes the vital role animals play in the war effort, and their unique skills that surpass those of humans and machines. Join PDSA in celebrating the 80th anniversary of this prestigious award.
A comprehensive survey reveals that rising living costs in the UK are negatively impacting cat owners, particularly younger, female, and less affluent individuals. Findings show that a significant number of owners rely on food banks and worry about meeting their cat’s needs in the future. The report also highlights concerns about affording necessities like cat food and vet bills. Cats Protection is addressing these challenges through support initiatives and partnerships with People’s Postcode Lottery.
Discover how Larry, the Downing Street Cat, receives senior care and forms friendships with resident dogs, including Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Labrador Retriever, at The London Cat Clinic. Larry, now 16, has been a constant at 10 Downing Street for almost a decade, outlasting five Prime Ministers. Learn about the “paw-litical alliance” between Larry and Nova, as well as tips for integrating cats and dogs from renowned Veterinary Behaviourist Charlie Edmonds. Find solace in the enduring power of companionship and understanding.
The ARM & HAMMER™ Feline Generous Program launches a TikTok campaign celebrating “A Day in the Life” of shelter cats and donates $30,000 to shelters. Find out more about this initiative and how it’s helping purrfectly impurrfect cats find loving forever homes. #AnimalShelterAppreciationWeek
Cats Protection, the UK’s leading feline welfare charity, is seeking fosterers to provide temporary homes for cats whose families are fleeing domestic abuse. Their Lifeline service has expanded to include more areas in the UK, offering survivors a way to safely leave knowing their cat will be cared for. Learn more at www.cats.org.uk/lifelineservice.