As she grew older, like many cats, Persia stopped being so thorough about grooming herself. She no longer spent as much time licking and nibbling her coat: she preferred just to sleep.
This week on Ireland AM we discussed the health benefits of living in closer proximity to animals. Watch the video link at the foot of the page, or read on to find out more.
Should cats be kept indoors all the time? Pete the Vet’s podcast on Newtalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
To listen to the podcast, click on the link at the foot of this page What’s the problem with cats being allowed outside? In Ireland, while owners are legally responsible for the actions of their ..
This guest post has been written by Ann Katelyn, who loves gardening, homesteading and writing.
Holiday care options for pets: Pete the Vet on Ireland AM | The Telegraph, TV3
Holiday care for petsPet care is an important part of holiday planning for people who have animals in their life. There are three main options, each with pros and cons.
Feral felines: what’s the best way of dealing with feral cats? Podcast from Pete the Vet on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Click on the play button at the foot of this page to listen to the podcast in fullCats in ireland are not controlled in the same way as dogsCats are virtual nonentities as far as the State is concerned.
If anyone is unlucky enough to get a mouse or rat infestation in their home, one of the obvious suggestions to control the pests is to "get a cat".
Easter: chocolate, lilies & hot cross buns can poison pets. Pete the Vet Podcast on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show, The Telegraph
Avoid poisoning your pets accidentally over Easter Over the Easter weekend, there are several hidden toxic hazards for pets in many homes, and it’s far better to avoid them rather than waiting u ..
One Saturday morning, Boots started to behave strangely. She had difficulty walking properly on her back legs, and when Maria went up to her, she rolled on her back in a peculiar way.
Squirt featured on the Nine O'Clock News when he was just a kitten after he had been saved from drowning. A man had fished out a bag containing three kittens from the Dodder Canal.
First aid for petsTo watch this week's video from TV3, click on the link at the foot of this page. There are times when a vet isn't available: an animal is sick or injured, and immediate action is needed.
Aoife has never known life without Chip. Six years before she was born, her parents adopted the young adult cat from the DSPCA.
When Lisa comes home in the evening, Boomer always rushes to greet her, purring.
Anne-Marie's one-year-old cats were in perfect health when she left for work last Monday morning. They had enjoyed breakfast, and she expected that they would have a typically easy "cat" day.
Alfie was found one morning, as an adult cat, by Catriona's daughter, Holly.
As one of Ireland's most enthusiastic bird watchers, it may seem strange that Eric Dempsey is a cat lover.
Can cats and kittens be a life threatening risk? And should they be allowed outdoors? | Pat Kenny Show
Inventing untrue stories about cats does not help anyoneKittens and cats made headlines this week, mostly because they were deliberately sensationalist.