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Cat sleeping. Cat body language

What does your cat's sleeping position really mean?

Have you ever closely monitored your cat’s sleeping position ? Just like humans, our cats sleep in a variety of positions, so the way your little fur ball rests can tell you a lot about its behaviour and personality.

Below, we’ve asked the team of specialists from the Republic of Cats to share the meanings behind the most common cat sleeping positions.

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Eight mistakes most commonly made by new cat owners

How to avoid eight common mistakes cat owners make

Cats have earned a reputation for their independence, yet bringing home a new feline friend is a major decision which still requires a great deal of time, effort and money.

So, before you bring home an adorable kitten (no matter how tempting the thought is) , Eleonore Hacheme, Cat Nutritionist at Republic of Cats solves eight mistakes most commonly made by new cat owners.

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The reactions dogs have to allergens can differ slightly from those experienced in humans

How to tell if your dog has seasonal allergies

The reactions dogs have to allergens can differ slightly from those experienced in humans. Your dog may scratch or lick themselves repeatedly, develop itchy, red swollen eyes, discharge from the nose, fits of sneezing. In some cases, dogs can suffer from diarrhoea and vomiting or secondary infection may appear.

The amount of itching your pet may experience can range from mild to...

It was revealed that most dog owners bathe or shower their dogs at home once a month

REVEALED: How much UK dog owners spend on professional grooming each year

There has been an undisputed surge in demand for dogs and puppies in recent months. Searches for ‘puppies for sale’ are up an average of 42% compared to 2019, with national lockdowns igniting a desire for canine company and presenting many people with time on their hands to dedicate to looking after their new addition to the family. We all know a dog is for life and not just for lockdown, and...

What Pet Owners Should Know About Heat Cycles

Dog owners must become educated about heat cycles and how they affect their female dogs. Most vets recommend spaying the dogs no earlier than six months, and most dog breeds will experience their first heat cycle around six months of age. When managing a female dog during a heat cycle, pet owners can use a few products to keep them more comfortable.

If the dog has its own bed, the...

The pug that is the most tattooed breed in the world

Pugs Are The Most Tattooed Dog In The World

There’s no disputing the love we have for our four-legged friends, from a cuddly cockapoo to a loving labrador, they have definitely earned their place as a man's best friend. In fact, for many people their pooch means so much to them that they’ll have their favourite breed tattooed on them as a permanent symbol of their love.

Curious to discover which breed is the most popular in...

Manage your pets anxiety as we head out of lockdown

Peaceful pooches during Pet Anxiety Month

As children return to school, pets purchased over lockdown are set to experience heightened levels of anxiety as owners prepare for normality to return as the UK heads out of lockdown, according to leading pet care brand Bob Martin, which has issued a warning to pandemic puppy owners.

Coinciding with Pet Anxiety Awareness Month in March, research has shown a quarter of Brits have...

Which bunny will be voted The KitKat Easter Bunny 2021

Introducing the must-watch reality show of the spring…The KitKat Big Bunny Hutch 2021

New for Easter, KitKat Bunny is launching its very own reality show - The Big Bunny Hutch - with a cute and fluffy twist. A fluffle of five real-life bunnies will enter a custom-built hutch to win the hearts of the nation and one lucky bunny will be voted The KitKat Easter Bunny 2021.

The fly on the wall series will be narrated by TOWIE star Pete Wicks so animal lovers and reality TV...

dog owners proudly admit that their dog is their best friend

Thousands wouldn't be in a relationship with someone who disliked dogs

New data released shows that despite 2020 turning lives and relationships upside down, the bond humans share with our four-legged companions remained the same, as nearly three quarters (70 per cent) of West Country dog owners proudly admit that their dog is their best friend. Furthermore, almost two thirds (62 per cent) say they wouldn’t be in a relationship with someone who doesn’t like dogs...

A rubbish collection company says that dog poo litter is up 200%

Dog owners are not cleaning up after their pups

Walking the dog has become one of the few opportunities to get outside for some fresh air during lockdown, but it has come at a stinking, germ-ridden cost..

A rubbish collection company says that dog poo litter is up 200%, a clear indicator that not all dog owners are cleaning up after their pups. Just as bad are those who bag the poo, and then dump the bag in the street or up a tree...

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