Winged Cats!

There is a very special cat living in Chongqing, China. He is special because he has wings! Even though the cat was born quite normal and healthy for a kitten to be, after his first birthday he started to develop the wing shaped appendages on either side of his back. There have since been quite a few speculations about the cat’s wings. Some people have said that they are the resemblance of a Siamese twin once growing inside the cat’s… Continue reading

Serial Cat Killer Stalks Cats in Florida

There is a very sick minded person targeting innocent cats in the Cutler Bay and Palmetto Bay areas of Florida, USA. To date, this twisted individual has killed and mutilated a total of 25 cats! The first reported killing was on 11 May 2009 in Cutler Bay and the latest was reported this past Tuesday, 26 May 2009 in Palmetto Bay by his owner, John Wellons. According to the police report, Wellons’ cat’s stomach had been sliced from front to… Continue reading

Nutro Cat Food Recall

On 21 May 2009, Nutro Products voluntarily recalled a few varieties of NUTRO NATURAL CHOICE COMPLETE CARE Dry Cat Foods and NUTRO MAX Cat Dry Foods with a ‘Best If Used By Date’ between May 12, 2010 and August 22, 2010. Nutro Dry Cat Food that is affected includes the following: Nutro Natural Choice Complete Care Kitten Food4 lbs. Bag with UPC Code – 0 79105 20607 58 lbs. Bag with UPC Code – 0 79105 20608 29.2 lbs. Bag… Continue reading

World’s Ugliest Dog

Rascal is one ugly dog! And he knows it. In fact, Rascal is so ugly that he has been voted as the World’s Ugliest Dog numerous times. Rascal is a purebred Chinese Crested dog who weighs a healthy 7 pounds. He is a rescue dog that is the descendent of Chi Chi, a world famous dog that was voted as “The World’s Ugliest Dog” 8 times and was also included in the Guinness Book of World Records. He is owned… Continue reading

Is Your Dog Your Best Man?

The warmer weather usually means that there will be many couples who are planning on tying the knot this summer. Most Brides and Grooms want to be surrounded by the friends and family, including their dogs. If this is something that you have considered doing, then here are a few suggestions on how to effectively include your dog in your wedding plans: To begin with you should first consider what type of personality your dog has. Ask yourself whether or… Continue reading

Pets and the Swine Flu

A few weeks ago, most pet owners had not even heard about the Swine Flu that was spreading across the US. Now, pet owners are concerned about if and how the Swine Flu could affect their beloved pets. It is good to know that every type of mammal and bird can become infected with a form of influenza virus, as there are three main types, namely A, B and C. However, Humans can become infected by differentl forms of all… Continue reading

World’s Oldest Living Dog

A Dachshund living in New York recently celebrated her 21st birthday! The little dog from Port Jefferson Station in New York was also honored by the Guinness Book of World Records as the World’s Oldest Living Dog. The Dachshund, named Chanel, was thrown a birthday party by her owner Denice Shaughnessy at the New York Dog Spa and Hotel in Manhattan. But Chanel’s birthday ‘day’ started even earlier than that with an appearance on the Today Show! Chanel was escorted… Continue reading

Long Distance Pet Adoption

Petfinder.com has over 12,500 shelters and rescue groups that list their adoptable pets on PetFinder’s website. And, whilst most of those organizations will only allow local adoptions, there are a few that allow long distance adoptions. However, Sparky’s adoption is the longest, long distance adoption in the history of PetFinder.com! Rose and Chris Rasmussen were browsing the adoption website looking for a special cat to join their family in Britain, when they came across Sparky’s profile. The Rasmussen’s instantly fell… Continue reading

Teething Puppy Troubles

Every dog owner can relate to the troubles that are caused by a teething puppy. They can chew through anything within a matter of minutes! Puppies will have 28 baby teeth by the time they are 8 weeks of age with fourteen teeth on their upper jaw and another fourteen teeth on their lower jaw. These baby teeth are usually replaced over the next five months by 42 adult teeth, with 21 on each of the upper and lower jaws.… Continue reading

Crate Training for Cats

Dogs are not the only household pets that can benefit from crate training. Cats can be crate trained as well! However, the main difference is that cats should have free access to their crates rather than being enclosed in their crates for long periods of time like dogs usually are. This basically means that a cat will be able to quickly learn that his or her crate or carrier is their own, safe haven to where it can retreat to… Continue reading

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