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Britain is Braced for Soaring Temperatures, But Are Your Pets Set to Suffer?

Elaine Pendlebury | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Pendlebury

I've seen so many pets become affected by the soaring temperature. One case sticks in my mind - an Old English Sheepdog that had been left outside a shop. My team of vets and nurses had to work together to save his life and we were lucky - the dog lived. But I've also seen pets that weren't so fortunate.

Flower Causes Cat To Malfunction

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Comedy

This cat temporarily loses the ability to cat when you place a flower on its head. The mind boggles. MORE FUNNY VIDEOS: How To Work At Home With C...

How To Survive Working With Cats

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Comedy

It's 'Take Your Cat To Work Day!' Obviously, that's a terrible idea and your cats will always try to get in the way or stop you from paying attention ...

Look How Sad This Cat Is

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Comedy

This is Luhu. She lives in Beijing. We can't even look at her without our hearts breaking ten times. She looks set to become the next Grumpy Cat, b...

Only a Cultural Shift Will Kill the Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Marie Carter | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Marie Carter

My prediction is that the cultural shift in China will not flow from social media. Sweeping cultural change will be wrought, rightly or wrongly, not by Twitter or Facebook but by the shifting tide of a dynamic global economy.

No One Can Figure Out How This Cat Got From Australia To Northern Ireland

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK

A cat has travelled from Australia to Northern Ireland - via London - but no one can figure out how. Ozzie the ginger cat was found wandering aroun...

Why Our Pets Deserve More In The End

Marie Carter | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK
Marie Carter

Until the last decade or so, our pets on slipping this mortal coil would be interred either at the bottom of the garden - dog and goldfish lying paw to fin - or in rather less dignified ways. It's only relatively recently that pet crematoria have sprung up and other ways of remembering our pets have emerged.

Lil Bub Has A Baby Brother And They're Incredibly Cute

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Parents

Lil Bub, aka Lillian Bubbles, took the internet by a storm a few years ago thanks to her loveable little face and sticky-out tongue. Her parents h...

This Huge Cat Weighs As Much As A Toddler

Barcroft | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The global obesity crisis isn't just affecting humans. And Sprinkles the 32lb cat is living proof. The four-year-old feline from the US weighs more...

A Cat Library Exists And It's The Best Thing Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We've officially found the best thing since sliced bread: an office with a 'cat library'. The way it works is simple: employees rock up to the cat ...

Wasn't I Born to be Loved?

Sharon Bull | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK
Sharon Bull

Surely, the time has to come when animals being used in laboratories is written off into the history books and looked down upon as the antiquated and callous practise that it is.

How Your Cat Could Be Affecting Your Child's Reading Skills

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Parents

If your children are cat lovers then apparently you should be wary of the furry friends - or rather some unwanted visitors they may be carrying - affe...

This Cute Kitty Loves To Stick Her Tongue Out

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Comedy

This is Melissa. She's an adorable Scottish Fold and she loves to stick her tongue out whenever you put a camera in her face. It's ridiculously cute. ...

The World's Largest Whoopee Cushion Seems A Bit Pointless And Doesn't Impress Cats

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Comedy

Onur Armagan has created a whoopee cushion the size of a mattress. We're not sure why, all we know is that his cat is thoroughly unimpressed with this...

Infection Passed On By Cat Leaves Woman Blind In One Eye

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman, who woke up one morning to find she'd lost the sight in one eye, has revealed that her sudden blindness was due to an infection passed on by ...

Older Cat Is Tired Of This Kitten's S**t

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Comedy

Ghost is an 11-week-old kitten, and he's already full of mischief. Five-year-old Nymeria isn't having any of it - eventually she jumps up and tries...

Shouldn't The Punishment Fit The Crime?

Marie Carter | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK
Marie Carter

Barely a week goes by without there being yet another story in the media about animal cruelty. Thanks to social media, we are now regularly confronted on Twitter and Facebook news feeds by images of extreme pet neglect and abuse.

Robo Pets Can Never Replace Real Pets

Marie Carter | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Tech
Marie Carter

Anyone who has ever been responsible for a pet knows they give as good as they get in terms of unconditional love and devotion. So, I read with some amusement the thoughts of an 'animal welfare' researcher in Oz who believes that robotic pets will soon replace our beloved living and breathing best friends.

For Some Weird Reason, A School Filmed Their Pupils Dancing With Dead Cats

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

WARNING: The video above may be disturbing to some viewers. Video footage of an American school in Oklahoma City has emerged of nine of its student...

Merlin The Cat Breaks World Record For Loudest Purr

PA / The Huffington Post | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A cat, who purrs louder than a dishwasher, has broken the world record with his epic roar. Merlin the cat's purring measures 67.8 decibels at its l...

Is 'Concerned Kitten' The New Grumpy Cat?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Comedy

We may have just found our new spirit animal. Say hello to Gary the kitten: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; ...

Cat Starts A Fight With His Own Reflection

JukinMedia | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Comedy

The owner of this cat catches him hurling himself into a wall-mounted mirror, trying to ostensibly pounce on his own reflection. When the cat realizes...

Pets With a Voice

Sharon Bull | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK
Sharon Bull

There has been so many occasions over the past thirteen years I have sat with my pet moggie and had a one way conversation. Good times, bad times, t...

Guy Builds Special Box So He Can Cycle With His Kittens And Show Them The World

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Mushi and Cheesy might be two of the most well-travelled cats in Europe. They got a front row seat to 300 miles of beautiful scenery courtesy of owner...

7 Reasons You Need To Get A Cat (Like, Now)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Cats are like unicorns, but better. They're bloody wonderful creatures. And as if that, in itself, isn't enough to tempt you to become the proud o...