UK Cats

How Can We End the Pet Obesity Crisis?

Vicki Larkham-Jones | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Larkham-Jones

PDSA's latest Animal Wellbeing (PAW) Report has found that for some pets, their daily diet contains treats, scraps and leftovers, takeaway and, more worryingly, even some foods that are toxic to our pets like human chocolate and alcohol. Levels of pet obesity are rising and our overweight furry friends are just as likely to suffer from the same obesity related health problems as humans.

Cat Proves To Be Incredibly Useful At Passing Cables Through Tight Spaces

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When you're setting up new electrics, passing cables through small holes can be beyond fiddly. But one pet owner has enlisted the help of his cat ...

18 Heartwarming Acts Of Animal Kindness

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Comedy

Animals can be jerks sometimes. Mostly cats. But they can also be the best friends in the world, helping out their fellow animals and their human o...

Comedy vs Funerals

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Comedy
Maggy Whitehouse

When people ask me how I can dare do stand-up comedy - on the grounds that it must be terrifying to risk humiliation in front of a crowd of people - I always say that it's nothing, nothing, nothing like as frightening as leading a funeral.

This Unfortunate Cat Got Its Head Stuck In A 'Necklace'

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Style

Our feline friends may be known to get their heads stuck in things at any given opportunity, but one cat appears to have turned the mishap into a seri...

Touching Moment Rescue Cat Chooses Man To Be His New Pet Human

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A photograph of the wonderful moment a cat chose his new human companion is melting hearts across the globe. The moment I knew I had to get this g...

This Woman Is 100% Certain She's A Cat Trapped In A Human's Body

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Comedy

A 20-year-old Norwegian woman claims she is a cat stuck in a human body. Nano, from Oslo, claims she suffers from the bizarre affliction because of...

Pet Obesity Is on the Rise So Don't Sit on Your Hind Legs!

Andrew Bucher | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Bucher

As with humans, obesity in animals carries with it a whole host of health problems. From cancer and heart disease to degenerated joints, overweight pets are more likely to suffer from a number of related medical conditions. It is important that owners watch out for pet obesity and learn how to treat it.

These Three Huskies Are Best Friends With A Cat And It's The Most Adorable Thing Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Comedy

When three-week-old kitten Rosie looked like she wasn't going to make it, her owners decided to try something risky - they got her to cuddle with thei...

This Man's Response To His Cat Knocking Things Off A Table Will Have You In Stitches

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Comedy

In a world of uncertainty, there's one thing we can be sure about - cats can be jerks sometimes. This cat, affectionately named Beavis, has absolut...

Can You Find The Cat In This Picture? It's Fiendishly Difficult

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Comedy

Cats are notoriously sneaky - they like to hide in plain sight and pounce out when you least expect it. Sometimes you can't find them anywhere for ho...

Cat Is Ridiculously Terrified By Popping Toast

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Comedy

We already know that cats are inexplicably terrified of cucumbers, but this particular feline was scared out of its wits by the simple act of toast po...

Cat Walks Into Sainsbury's, Refuses To Give Up Shelf Again

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Comedy

He's back! You may remember the stubborn cat who walked into the Brockley branch of Sainsbury's, set up camp on a shelf and refused to move? He's b...

Two-Year-Old Amputee Finds Beautiful Friendship In Three-Legged Kitten

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Parents

A toddler who lost her left arm to cancer has made a wonderful new friendship in the form of a three-legged kitten called Doc. And our hearts can't qu...

Paws First Before Giving Pets as Presents

Vicki Larkham-Jones | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Larkham-Jones

Having a pet changes your life in many ways. Many changes will be amazing and positive. But owning a pet is also a big responsibility and there can be complications. Many people would be shocked to hear that a cat costs around £17,000 over its lifetime - and that's excluding unexpected vet fees for illness or injury.

Pets are One of Life's Most Rewarding Experiences, but you Shouldn't Begin This Journey at Christmas

Andrew Bucher | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Bucher

It's that time of the year when people up and down the country put heart before head and buy a pet for a loved one without thinking through the realities of owning and caring for an animal long-term.

The WEIGHT Is Over, Make a Change Today!

Vicki Larkham-Jones | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Larkham-Jones

Just six months ago, Kayla was one of millions of UK pets who are overweight or obese. Pet obesity is something seen every day in veterinary practices across the country and our research shows around one in three dogs, and one in four cats are overweight.

Monopoly For Crazy Cat People Exists (And It Looks Magical)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We've seen many versions of Monopoly over the years with Star Wars, Despicable Me and The Beatles being just a few. But now there's a new kid on th...

Man Recreates Sister's Baby Photos With His Cat

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A blogger has left us in stitches after recreating his sister's family photos using his cat in place of her two children. Gordy Yates, who lives in...

HIV - A Killer in Cats Too?

Vicki Larkham-Jones | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Larkham-Jones

Following World Aids Day yesterday there's been a lot of awareness and media coverage about the disease and the virus that causes it (HIV), but you may not be so familiar with a similar virus called FIV. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) is the deadly feline version of HIV and can lead to the breakdown of a cat's immune system. The disease has no cure but can be easily prevented.

20 Christmas Gifts For Cats And Dogs

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've got a precious fur baby at home who's deserving of something a bit special this Christmas, read on. Whether you share a home with a c...

Four Days of Hell

Sharon Bull | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK
Sharon Bull

So many times I have seen where charities, groups and movements fighting the same cause, wanting identical results refuse to pull together through differing opinions, politics and egos, but sadly, no matter what the issue, unless we can unite for what we are fighting for, world leaders and governments will always have the upper hand.

This Creepy Robocat Wants To Be A Companion For The Elderly

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Tech

A creepy robotic cat is now being touted as a companion for elderly people who would like to have pet without the fuss of having to deal with a real a...

I Don't Need a Man, I've Got a Cat

Rachel Wells | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Wells

I'm divorced and I have a lovely six-year-old son. I also have a six-year-old cat. And that is my family. Loving cats is perfectly normal. Actually I would go so far as to argue that being a cat lady is actually pretty damn cool and I think more women should try it.

Naughty Cat Trolls Dog, Refuses To Let Go Of His Lead

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Comedy

We already know that, sometimes, cats can be dicks. That's just a fact of life. But this one is particularly fiendish, he won't even let his canine fr...