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Why do cats purr?

Monday, October 31, 2016
Have you ever wondered why cats make that wonderful rattling sound that we love so much? Or how the noise is actually created? Apparently, cats use purring for a range of reasons, including getting us to do things for them. Purring is a sign of e Read more

Why does my dog roll in fox poo?

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Unfortunately the desire to roll in animal muck, urine, rotting carcasses and other strong smelling disgusting things is a natural instinct that stems back to your dog’s ancestry. In the wild, dogs did this to mask their own scent so that t Read more

Is your pet making you a healthier person?

Monday, July 04, 2016
Did you know that owning an animal can make you a healthier person? Not only do you build up a stronger immune system, studies have shown they can even keep your heart healthier! The RSPCA (http://www.rspca.org.uk/adviceandwelfare/pets) a Read more

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