Claudette used to live in London with three cats. When she came across to Ireland, she was initially only planning a short stay, so she left her cats with her mother.
What's with Kiko's bow tie?I'm not into dressing pets up in exotic costumes, but when Hiro and Wolf sent me a bow tie collar for Kiko, it did make her look smart.
Six facts about cats that everybody needs to know | East Coast Radio, The Telegraph
I’ve been talking and writing a lot about cats in the media over the past two weeks, and this post aims to bring the various strands together, including my interview on the Pat Kenny Show, and m ..
Sonya knew that there was something amiss with Tycho. First, he was squinting with his left eye, as if in pain, and second, he refused to eat his breakfast. She brought him in to see me.
Can you stop cats from hunting and bringing home prey? | Pat Kenny Show
This week's topic on the Pat Kenny Show was how to prevent hunting behaviour in pet cats. The link to the radio show podcast is at the foot of this post.
Rise in fatal cat shootings leads to calls for better airgun licensing in England and Wales | The Telegraph
As a vet in practice, the most distressing cases that I see happen when somebody deliberately harms an animal.
Jennie has two cats - Kat and Kit. She took them both on as kittens in the hope that they'd grow up to be friends.
Alana and her family found Lily, a friendly kitten, in an animal sanctuary. The three children adored her from the start, taking it in turns to pick her and hug her.
Bringing a pet into Ireland? This is what you need to know | Pat Kenny Show
The importation of pets into Ireland is strictly controlled so that infectious diseases such as rabies are not carried in by animals. In the past, a six month quarantine was compulsory for every pet.
Many people will be heading overseas over the next couple of months, escaping the cool dampness of the Irish "summer" for sunshine in destinations like Spain, Portugal and Greece.
Giving medication to pets: how is it for you? | Vet Help Direct
Giving medication to pets is not always easy: compliance with your vet's instructions can be challenging.
The dangers of lilies to cats | Pat Kenny Show
Kidney failure is common in cats, and one of the lesser well known causes is Lily poisoning.
Maia and Tasiana live close to one another, often visiting each others' houses. Maia's cat, Tabitha, enjoys the company of the two girls, often joining in with them for games.
The danger of chocolate for dogs and lilies for cats | East Coast Radio
On this week's podcast, Pete discussed the dangers of chocolate for dogs and lilies for cats.
Maura took on Tom as an adult rescue cat when she was living in Cabinteely fifteen years ago.
I used to write for a number of pets magazines: glossy paper, full colour photos, and interesting stories about animals. While a few of these have survived, many of them have stopped publishing.
More discussion of veganism & Veganuary | Pat Kenny Show
On this week's Pat Kenny Show vet spot, first I discussed my experiences of veganism in Veganuary. Pat asked some challenging questions - difficult enough to answer quickly on live national radio.
Eva’s family rescued Maggie from the Wicklow SPCA Sharpes Hill animal sanctuary when she was just a kitten. Eva was only two at the time, so as far as she’s concerned, Maggie has been around for ever.