A mother cat and her five-month-old kitten have been allegedly been shot and killed in attacks only two weeks apart. Ani Powell, 29 from Holmsdale Grove in Barnhurst found her two-year-old cat dead in the garden with a bullet-like wound on her side, and only two weeks later found her five-month-old kitten profusely bleeding with the same injury.
Pet-owners are being warned against considering wild animals as pets, after viewers were left shocked by a TV documentary. The recent two-part ITV documentary Britain’s Tiger Kings – On The Trail With Ross Kemp highlighted the growing problems associated with the keeping of wild animals as pets.
With England entering the second phase of Stage 1 of the roadmap out of lockdown, Dogs Trust is issuing advice to dog owners as gatherings of up to six people are allowed from this week.
A puppy is for life, not just for lockdown. But that has not stopped almost a fifth of London households buying a puppy during the pandemic. Minnie the schnoodle has been an “awesome” addition to Fritha Flint’s family in Streatham Hill, Streatham.
As plants bloom, it’s important to know which to steer clear of if you have pets, such as daffodils, lilies and laburnum. So what shrubs and flowers will give you a colourful yet pet-friendly garden?
It’s important to get your pet neutered if possible, spaying prevents or reduces the risk of life-threatening illnesses. If you’re unable to, PDSA offers their advice for keeping pets safe.
One way of protecting that very special relationship is to make sure that our pet’s heart is strong and healthy. A balanced diet with purposeful daily exercise will keep your pet’s body in good condition