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Animal Welfare / Toxic Treats lead to Porky Pets

It seems we’re being a little bit over-generous with our pets as more than half (57%) of British pet owners let their cats and dogs pig out on junk food. Shocking new findings from our latest survey show that UK pet owners regularly feed their pets chips, popcorn, cheese, pizza, cake and curry. Others admit … Continued

Cat / Diabetes in Pets Hits All-time High

Cases of Diabetes in Cats and Dogs has risen over 900% since 2011 There’s been a lot of talk recently in the media about our pets eating habits and how they could impact on their health. We wanted to investigate the health of some of the pets on our database, and after a five-year study … Continued

Care / Exercising your Cat

Obesity in Cat is on the rise, studies shown by vets conclude that at least 1 in 4 cats in the UK are over weight or obese, this can have severe health implications for your pet including an increased risk in heart disease, arteritis, diabetes and a general loss in quality of life. There are however organised exercises you … Continued