Ending Real Fur: Making the Cut/Project Runway Star Tim Gunn Demands an End to Fur in Award-Winning Film Now Streaming on UnchainedTV

Hollywood, CA – Watch parties are being held across the U.S. and Canada for the groundbreaking new film, Ending Real Fur, which aims to achieve a global ban on fur farms and end any use of fur in fashion. With many European nations having already banned fur farming, with most top designers and brands having sworn off […]

2023 in Review and Exciting Plans for 2024: Cat Blog’s Milestones, Growth, and Future Goals

In 2023, our cat blog reached over 1.8 million unique visitors reading 9.4 million articles a month! Join us as a contributor and get linked back to your blog. Find out our plans for 2024 and how our online shop has expanded. Let us know your plans for the new year!

How to Keep Your Pets Happy and Safe During New Year Celebrations – Tips from Battersea Animal Welfare Charity

As you’re planning to celebrate the New Year, animal welfare charity, Battersea, has issued advice to pet owners to ensure their pets are also happy. From creating a safe space to avoiding giving them harmful treats, the charity is urging pet owners to take precautions to keep their furry friends calm during the festivities. They also advise ensuring pets are microchipped and their details are up to date, and avoiding letting them outdoors during fireworks displays. For more detailed advice and information, visit the Battersea website.

Pet Staycation: Survey Reveals Most Owners Opt for Professional Care, Especially Cat Owners

A recent survey found that only 30% of UK pet parents take their animals on staycation holidays. Most owners opt to organize care for their pets, with cat owners having less flexibility. Professional care can be costly, with some spending an average of £140 per week. Find more information on Go. Compare’s website.

Top Charitable Causes in the UK: Animal Welfare, Children and Young People, Medical Research, and More

In 2022, animal welfare emerged as the most popular charitable cause in the UK, followed by children and young people charities. Religious organizations topped the list for highest average donations. A cost-of-living crisis has led some respondents to consider reducing their charitable contributions. Learn more about the popular causes and the impact of charitable giving in the UK. Analyzing the newest report from Charities Aid Foundation, researchers from Invezz.com reveal the charitable causes that have captured public support in the UK. Animal welfare, children and young people, and medical research are among the top causes receiving significant donations. Find out more about the impact of charitable giving and the most popular causes in the UK.

How to Keep Your Pets Safe and Calm During New Year’s Eve Fireworks: Tips from PDSA Vet Nurse

As we prepare for New Year’s Eve celebrations, it’s important to remember that fireworks can be distressing for our pets. PDSA offers tips to keep them safe and calm.

Youngest Ever Winner in RSPCA Young Photographer Awards 2023

The youngest winner in the 30-year history of the RSPCA Young Photographer Awards is an eight-year-old who captured a stunning close-up image of a turkey. Hosted by Chris Packham, the awards encourage young people under 18 to capture the beauty of the animal kingdom. The winning photo by Jamie Smart impressed judges with its detail and thought-provoking composition. Jamie, who dreams of becoming a wildlife photographer and presenter, hopes to inspire others to conserve these incredible creatures.

PDSA Estimates Over Seven Million Pets are Afraid of Fireworks

As New Year approaches, PDSA is warning pet owners in the UK that fireworks can cause anxiety and fear among pets. The PAW Report cites that millions of dogs, cats, and rabbits are afraid of the noise. PDSA offers tips to prepare and soothe pets during fireworks season.

Spread Holiday Cheer: Our Cats Encourage Generosity and Donations to Rehome Pets

Discover our heartwarming Christmas message from our 5 adorable cats. Learn how we spread joy by donating cat toys to support rehoming charities. Thanks, Marc. #ChristmasMessage #CatLovers

Interview with Gemma Ma on Characteristics of Cat Semi-Owners and Challenges in Australia’s Cat Welfare

Learn about the characteristics of cat semi-owners, individuals who care for unowned cats but don’t consider themselves owners. Vicky Halls and Nathalie Dowgray interviewed Gemma Ma to discuss her published research on this topic. Find out more on the Chattering with ISFM podcast from December 22.

One-quarter of pet owners spend £140 a week on Christmas holiday care

Pet owners are spending between £10 and £30 per day on pet care costs No ruff prices: Pet-friendly accommodation costs LESS on average Close to a third (30%) of pet owners take animals on staycations with them One-quarter of pet owners spend an average of £140 per week on care for their animal companions when […]

Top Unique Cat and Dog Cafes in the UK: Shakespaw Cat Café, Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium, Dog and Scone, Paws For Coffee

Discover some unique and interesting cat and dog cafes in the UK, perfect for pet lovers. From Shakespeare-themed cafes to wonderland-inspired spaces, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re in Stratford-Upon-Avon or London, these cafes offer furry friend time alongside your coffee or tea. Plus, for dog owners, there are options to bring your own pooch and enjoy a break together. With picturesque locations and delicious bites, these cafes are a must-visit for a special bonding experience with cats and dogs.

December sees the most chocolate poison incidents

With the festive season about to be in full swing, vet charity PDSA has issued a chocolate warning for all pet owners before the nation opens door number one on their choc-stocked advent calendars. PDSA Vet Nurse, Shauna Walsh, said “Christmas is a fun-filled time for many, and often very chocolate-filled too! We all want […]

Pet Safety Tips for Christmas Day: Hidden Hazards to Avoid, Warns National Vet Charity

Christmas can be risky for pets due to hidden hazards. PDSA warns pet owners about the dangers of decorative items, presents, toxic plants, festive food, and crowded spaces. Keep your furry friends safe this holiday season! #petwellbeing #Christmassafety #PDSA

Un-Christmas Kittyku: A Humorous Poem about a Cat’s Holiday Mishaps

“Un-Christmas Kittyku” is a holiday-themed poem that explores the destruction caused by a mischievous cat. Enjoy this clever and darkly humorous work by Patricia Carragon. #Kittyku #HolidayPoem

Common Christmas Foods That Are Dangerous for Cats

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As the holiday season approaches, it’s important to know which festive foods can be dangerous for your cat. OurFitPets lists common Christmas treats to avoid, including chocolate, alcohol, and onion-based foods. Consumption can lead to serious health issues, such as kidney failure and seizures.

Tummy Rub Tuesday Week 475: Submit Your Cat Photos for a Chance to be Featured!

Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! The easiest way to enter is by sending them in via info@katzenworld.co.uk. Or just leave a comment with a link to the post / photo you’d like us to use on this blog post. “This is Zsa Zsa. In spite of the pose, if you […]

Pet-Safe Christmas: Tips to Ensure a Stress-Free and Hazard-Free Holiday Season for Your Pets

Learn how to have a pet-safe Christmas with these top tips from the RSPCA. Stick to routines, be prepared for emergencies, and avoid dangerous foods and household items. Keep your furry friends safe and stress-free during the festive season!

Cost-Conscious Christmas: DIY Treats and Toys for Pets | Blue Cross Tips and Guidelines

Discover cost-conscious ways to celebrate Christmas with your pets! Nearly half of pet owners will be making treats or toys for their furry friends. Find DIY tips and videos on the Blue Cross website and YouTube channel. Ensure their safety by avoiding certain foods and decorations. Learn more and make a donation at the Blue Cross website.

UK Pet Owners to Spend £873m on Christmas Gifts for Dogs and Cats Despite Rising Costs, Co-op Study Reveals

Co-op Pet Insurance reveals that Brits will spend up to £873 million on Christmas presents for their pets, despite the rising cost of living crisis. 62% of pet owners plan to purchase gifts for their furry friends, with 82% spending up to £50. However, extended family members will be missing out this year as family members won’t be spending anything on them. Over a quarter of pet owners plan to make their pets a special Christmas meal with leftovers, but care must be taken to avoid accidental poisoning.

5 ways to cat-proof your Christmas tree

Christmas trees will soon begin popping up in homes across the nation. But, if you are a cat owner, this might cause a few issues. To keep your cat calm around your festive decor, the cat insurance and wellbeing experts at Animal Friends Pet Insurance and have revealed five ways to help stop your feline friend from paying […]

Cats Protection Raises Awareness of Cat Fostering for Domestic Abuse Victims

Cats Protection, the UK’s largest cat charity, hosted a parliamentary reception to raise awareness of its Lifeline service, which offers free cat fostering to victims of domestic abuse. Findings show that cats are often targeted by abusers, making it difficult for owners to escape. With limited refuge options, many cat owners face the heartbreaking decision of leaving their pets behind. The charity aims to provide support and care for both survivors and their beloved cats. Read more about Cats Protection’s Lifeline service at their website.