December 10, 2018With every lick of their spiny tongue, cats ingest a little fur. Sometimes, hair collects in the stomach, and a hairball is formed. If a hairball isn’t coughed up, it has to be encouraged to go out the other end.
November 28, 2018For the first time ever, BBC wildlife series Dynasties follows the lives of five families of different animal species to get a better understanding of the problems and challenges that threaten their very existence.
November 25, 2018One year after his kidney transplant, 18-year-old Baltimore cat Stanley is thriving. Not only does he have a new kidney, he also has a new playmate, Jay, the cat that donated its organ to him.
November 24, 2018After a fatal shooting incident in Thousand Oaks, California, mourners sit on the curb and gaze at photos of friends they lost, wiping away tears. But some who come to leave flowers or a note may feel a warm brush of fur on their legs, or even a lick.
November 18, 2018The crows bring large, nut-type husks the size of walnuts and use the roof as an anvil to break them open. Besides their clamouring, there is another problem of the nut husks clogging up the rain gutters.
November 12, 2018When you talk to your cat, have your eyes on the same level. It’s just like talking to kids, really. You hunker down, or sit on the floor, or invite your pet on to the sofa. If you can, lie down and have your cat stand on your chest. Start by stroking your cat’s back and face.
October 29, 2018Daisy is a little darling but she is almost entirely blind. Someone who works from home, or someone who is retired would be excellent to adopt her. As she’s also very quiet, a condo home that allows pets would be lovely or a normal house with a tiny garden – and a gate.
October 26, 2018The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre in Sandakan, Sabah is popular with local and international tourists. Visitors can find out what they can do to help the plight of the endangered sun bears.
October 6, 2018Expected to open in October 2018 and house up to 100 people, it builds on a growing roster of shelters that accommodate animals so their owners won’t hesitate to leave abusive homes. Organisers say it’s the first of its size specifically designed for every apartment to house people with pets.