The change to Inky happened gradually, over a few months. She had always been an easy going, placid animal who had got on well with other cats.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESOne of the reasons that Bonnie is an indoor-only cat is that it’s a safer place to be. The outdoor world can be dangerous.
Podcast: asthma in dogs and cats | East Coast Radio
My weekly podcast from East Coast FM this week featured the common problems of asthma and chronic bronchitis in cats and dogs.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESPumpkin came into in Ciaran’s life as a kitten two years ago: it was the day before Halloween, which explains her seasonal name.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESHolidays can be an expensive luxury: as well as the cost of air flights to reach your destination, you need to pay for accommodation and often a rental car to get around.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESAs an older cat, Bluebell lives a calm, quiet life. She spends her day snoozing in the sunshine or strolling around the garden, never venturing far from the house.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESAs she grew older, like many cats, Persia stopped being so thorough about grooming herself.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESIf 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”.
Does your dog or cat suffer from anxiety? Many people don't realise that their pet has this issue. Watch the video above to find out if this could be a problem in your household.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESOne Saturday morning, Boots started to behave strangely.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESAoife has never known life without Chip. Six years before she was born, her parents adopted the young adult cat from the DSPCA.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESWhen Lisa comes home in the evening, Boomer always rushes to greet her, purring.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESSquirt featured on the Nine O’Clock News when he was just a kitten after he had been saved from drowning.
In some parts of the world, such as North America, the risk of a pet being carried away by a raptor bird like an eagle, buzzard or hawk is taken seriously.
Like most cats, Herbie is a creature of habit, and Sarah knows him well. He’s a typical Irish cat who is allowed to come and go as he pleases, through a cat flap.
Ruby has been through a difficult time in the past year: her much-loved cat, Eddie, went missing in March.
Eleven years ago, a friend of Cathy’s told her about two kittens that had been rescued: two sisters, one with a tail, and one with no tail (like a Manx cat).