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

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

How to Keep Your Dog Safe at the Beach

knowing how to keep your dog safe at the beach is easy with these tips

Festive season and beaches go hand in hand – and it’s normally a family affair. That includes the pets, as far as we’re concerned. Or some of them, anyway. Most pooches adore a trip to the beach to swim, play frisbee, and sunbathe with their humans. And we love having them there too! To keep … Read more

Why Dogs Eat Grass – We Explain Here

why dogs eat grass like this is a good question

Why dogs eat grass is something most pup parents wonder about. And what’s more, why do they seem to enjoy it so much? It can’t be easy nibbling on wafer-thin fronds of fresh greens so tiny and delicate that energy consumption per blade must surely outweigh energy gained? Yet Bella seems wholeheartedly committed to keeping … Read more

Managing Separation Anxiety in Birds

separation anxiety in birds can be troubling for everyone

­Separation anxiety is a commonly used term for dogs, and cats to a lesser degree. However, it’s less understood in birds. Bird owners and animal lovers alike are often surprised to hear separation anxiety is a real issue for birds too. While they might not be barking and bothering neighbours (see ‘why do dogs bark‘) … Read more

Pet Safety and Fireworks this Holiday Season

pet safety and fireworks can help dogs like this be happy

Understanding pet safety and fireworks, then ensuring we get it right, is near the top of our to do list this festive season. While we hunker down to plan a holiday itinerary for Christmas and New Year’s Eve, let’s do the same around fireworks safety. Because fireworks equal loud bangs and sad/scared woofs and meows. … Read more

Pet Parenting Mistakes to Avoid

pet parenting mistakes are easily avoided

Ever had a moment of clarity where you realised your behaviour towards your pup or kitty has set them back? Welcome to pet parenting mistakes. Don’t worry, we’ve all made them. Not sure what we mean? Maybe your cat has trained you for their chosen mealtime by complaining at the crack of dawn, or you let your … Read more

Understanding Cat Behaviour – Quirky Much?

Understanding cat behaviour like sticking their paw through things

Is weird cat behaviour no stranger to your furry bestie? Don’t panic. As cat parents ourselves, we feel you. We’ve collected some info to help you with understanding cat behaviour, for just a few of the many weird and wonderful cat quirks. You might also want to explore another of our guides too – on … Read more

Why Do Dogs Bark (and How You Can Help)

why dogs bark is an interesting question with lots of answers

‘Why do dogs bark?’ is something every frustrated dog parent has asked themselves at some point. Especially if your dog goes on looong monologues that fill the passage or the street with dog vowels. Even more so if you’ve discovered an angry note in your letterbox about your dog’s not-so-neighbourly vocalisations. Reasons why dogs bark … Read more