UK Cats

Heartbreaking Photo Shows Elderly Cat 'Holding Owner's Hand' Before He's Put Down

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A photo of a dying cat placing his paw on his owner’s hand is breaking hearts around the world. The kitty, called Andrew, was on his way to the vets...

Celebrating Old Fartdom

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

I'm proud to say I'm a fairly impressive Old Fart myself, at 60. Are you? Here are my top ten attributes of a Genuinely Magnificent Old Fart.

Going on Holiday? How to Make Sure Your Cat Is Properly Cared For

Andrew Bucher | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Bucher

No one likes leaving their pet, but if you can answer and resolve all of these questions, you should be able to have a restful holiday, safe in the knowledge that your pet is being looked after too.

Five Reasons We Absolutely Love Cats

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Comedy

Today marks International Cat Day (yes, really) and we’re all very excited. The worldwide day of recognition for our feline friends was originally c...

8 Illustrations Proving Cats Just Want To Ruin Our Lives

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Cats are fickle creatures, one moment they’re heading towards you for a fuss, the next they’ve spotted a spider, leaving you in the lurch. Illust...

Larry the Cat v Palmerston - Downing Street's Dilemma

Maeve Moorcroft | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK
Maeve Moorcroft

The Downing Street brawlers are soon to be joined by another male cat from Battersea - the Treasury recently adopted domestic shorthair Gladstone as their Chief Mouser. He has yet to be let out on the street, but there has been speculation as to whether he will join the cat wars. Hopefully Theresa May will look at these top tips before introducing the new tabby to the street!

Tiny Cat Comforts His Dog BFF After A Trip To The Vets

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A picture of a cat comforting his canine friend after a trip to the vets is melting hearts everywhere. The touching photo was shared on Reddit with th...

10 Cats That Are All Of Us After A Haircut

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Style

You’ve carefully thought it through, consulted everyone in the group Whatsapp chat and saved a whole bank of inspiration photos to your phone. You a...

Larry the Cat and Number Ten's New Resident, Theresa May

Maeve Moorcroft | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Politics
Maeve Moorcroft

Moving into a new home where a cat is already ruling the roost is not something that happens on a regular basis, however, it could happen. Therefore, I'm here to offer some feline tips to anyone who is facing a similar situation... including Theresa May.

Cat Without A Nose Finds Loving Home Thanks To Online Appeal

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A cat without a nose, who spent months in a rescue shelter because people didn’t think he was pretty enough to be adopted, has finally been given a ...

Owning Your First Pet Might Not Be As Expensive As You'd Think

Written by Ruth D'Alessandro | Phillip Othen | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Research reveals that Brits spend a lifetime average of £69,420 owning and caring for their various pets. Unsurprisingly, we spend most on our belove...

Kitten And Puppy Defy The Odds To Be Together In Adorable Clip

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Two unlikely pals have moved mountains to be together in a touching storyline that would rival Romeo and Juliet. The clip above shows a kitten trying ...

Two Thirds Of Pet Owners Say Losing A Pet Is As Devastating As Losing A Family Member

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that losing a pet can be incredibly upsetting. But perhaps it's more life-altering than previously thought. A new survey has found that a...

#CatsAgainstBrexit Just Sparked The Best Political Debate On Twitter Of The Referendum

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK

With just three days to go before Brits head to the polls in the EU referendum, politics has taken an interesting turn in the form of people's cats ta...

Kitten's Reaction To Seeing Itself In The Mirror For The First Time Is Totes Adorbs

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Comedy

The world is a strange place for a newborn kitten - everything is huge and confusing, and you learn new things everyday. This little cutie named Wiske...

Cat With Fake Eyelashes Becomes Instagram Star

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Style

A fancy feline has become a social media sensation thanks to her fabulous outfits and fake eyelashes (created on Photoshop, naturally). Pitzush, an ei...

Science Says Your Cat Is Way More Intelligent Than You Think

Sciencedaily | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Tech

We've always had a sneaking suspicion that our cats are more clever than they let on, and a new study by scientists reveals that, yes, they are. Acco...

Woman Leaves Hilariously Detailed Descriptions Of Cats For Pet Sitter

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has shared the funniest and most accurate descriptions of her cats for her friend who was cat-sitting. And it will make you howl. The note was...

Kitten Stars In 'Newborn' Photoshoot And It's Unbelievably Adorable

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Photographer Cassie Borcherding is a dab hand at maternity and newborn photoshoots, so when her daughter begged her to take photos of their new kitten...

Screw O2, Be More Cat

Ben Moore | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK Comedy
Ben Moore

Have you seen those O2 adverts about how you should be more dog? If you want something like a stick or a ball or maybe the latest 4G Samsung, you shou...

How to Get The Best Health Cover for Your Pet

Marie Carter | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marie Carter

As a nation of animal lovers, we naturally want the best for our pets. The rising cost of advanced diagnostic equipment and procedures has led to more expensive veterinary treatment. How can pet owners shoulder the cost whilst doing the best they can for their pets?

Artist's Beautiful Tribute To His Dead Cat Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For years, digital artist Richard Saunders was inspired by his feline friend, Tolly. After spotting a bush that looked like a sleeping cat, the artis...

Karl Lagerfeld's Cat Is The First Owner Of The £300 Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Style

The first owner of the world's most revolutionary hairdryer is... a cat. Well, not just any cat. Karl Lagerfeld's cat, Choupette, to be exact. The pam...

Stop With the Sexist 'Crazy Cat Lady' Label

Jody Thompson | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Thompson

Russell Brand famously took his cat Morrissey with him when he moved to Los Angeles as he loved him so much. Ricky Gervais has even given his cat Ollie his own Facebook page. Does anyone call them crazy? No.

Rising Life Expectancy Contributing to Increasing Animal Dementia

Andrew Bucher | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Bucher

Britain has long been touted as a nation of animal lovers, which was confirmed last year when we spent a record £6 billion on our pets. But as medical care becomes better, animals are living longer and this is contributing to a rise in old-age conditions that would have been rarer in the past.