5 Different Cat Breeds and Their Personalities

different cat breeds have different personalities

Ever wondered how many different cat breeds there are? Depending on which cat group you subscribe to, the answer will be different. According to The International Cat Association (TICA) there are 71 different cat breeds. While the Cat Fanciers’ Association (CFA) drops this number by nearly half, saying there are just 45. Coming in just … Read more

6 Questions with Dog Almighty Contestants: Rachel and Maisy

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If you’re a fan of Dog Almighty (TVNZ 2’s series that searched for New Zealand’s most talented dog), you probably know Maisy the three-legged dog. She’s three parts Jack Russell, one-part Fox Terrier, an agility circuit pro and is 100% driven. Her pet mum Rachel is her best friend. Together they ride quad bikes, herd … Read more

Taking Pet Pictures: 5 Tips for Purr-fect Christmas Pics

taking pet pictures of a dog like this is easy

The lighting is perfect. The wind is just right. The Santa hat is balanced beautifully. The camera is ready and your finger is itching to snap the shutter. Taking pet pictures is SO EASY! All the elements have come together perfectly to create a beautiful portrait of your best friend. Hang on, the model is … Read more

Christmas Dangers for Pets – What to Watch Out For

Christmas dangers for pets include tinsel

The tinsel is up and the tree is groaning under the weight of baubles. Your Christmas lunch menu is all planned. What could possibly go wrong? Anyone with a pet will know that brightly wrapped gifts, glittery decorations, and ALL THAT FOOD are serious temptations for furkids. While it’s mostly harmless, there are some Christmas … Read more

The Best Christmas Gift For Your Pet is Pet Insurance

A Christmas gift for your pet is pet insurance

With Christmas 2020 closing in quickly, it’s now or never when it comes to gifts. Not just for the two-legged family, but for your pet as well. To save you from presenting Garfield with a single, empty cardboard box, why not give the gift of pet insurance? What better way to show your pet some … Read more

Christmas Dinner and Pets: What They Can and Can’t Eat

Christmas dinner and pets needs serious consideration about toxic foods

Christmas is a time to relax with our nearest and dearest. If your dogs and cats aren’t part of the ‘close family’ umbrella then…umm…you’re doing it wrong! Loads of us pet owners will put a little pressie under the tree or give our furkids a special treat for dinner. Some of us even invite them … Read more

Pet Proofing Your Home for a Happy Household

pet proofing your home will stop your cat getting up on the table

Like all good mums and dads know, baby-proofing your home is step #1 on the road to good parenting. And pet parenting is no different. Pet proofing your home is not just for your pet. It’s for your peace of mind. No one wants woof or meow eating strange and un-diet-y foods or objects that … Read more

Kennels vs Pet Sitters: How to Find the Right Holiday Pet Care

this woman thinks kennels vs pet sitters is an easy question to answer

With the festive season fast approaching, pet parents everywhere are wondering about the best holiday care for their pet. Kennels vs pet sitters, cattery vs a neighbour visiting, small and intimate vs large and social? Or perhaps even a luxury pet hotel. As much as we’d like to take them evvvverywhere with us, sometimes we … Read more

What to Do If You Find an Injured Animal

knowing what to do if you find an injured animal is easier with this guide

If you’ve come across an injured animal, you’ll probably want to do everything you can to help it. If you’re an animal lover, your desire to help is there whether it’s a wild bird or someone’s obviously tame cat that’s in distress. What to do if you find an injured animal? This article is here … Read more