Just what is your cat trying to tell you?

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I am going a bit deaf – Animal Tales

My mistress is worried about me. She thinks I might be loosing my hearing. She says she has noticed over the past few months that I am not as responsive as I used to be, and that she will often be calling me or talking to me and I don’t seem to respond as fast. […]

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Watching butterflies…(and a giveaway)

My children love learning about nature and are very curious and interested in all sorts of things animal and plant related. It’s something I encourage and the reason why we have pets, some unusual, and some more normal. (we currently have a giant African Land Snail,  a hamster, stick insects, two rabbits, two cats and […]

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Teaching a cat to use a cat flap… 

So last week, we had a cat flap installed, because certain cats (I’m looking sternly at Jasper, as I type this!) like to wake us up at horrible hours of the night to be let out of the house. I don’t want to have them outside at night, especially Layla, in the winter, when it’s […]

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Summer is on the way. Is your pet ready?

We spent so longer waiting for spring. It’s strange to think that it will soon be summer! Of course, soon enough summer will be over and, before we know it, winter will be here again. But the point of this article isn’t to complain about how fast time slips through our hands. It’s about preparing […]

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Animal Tales

I am delighted and honored to be hosting Animal Tales this week, whilst Rosie is away. I am really looking forward to hearing what the animals in your life have been up to, and seeing some lovely photos. This week, I have shared my own post about cats and collars, I am hoping to hear from other cat […]

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Cats with collars?

So recently we found out that our younger, slightly naughtier cat has been up to no good. Our next door neighbor has turtle doves. He bought them as a gift for a loved one and they are very pretty. They apparently cost a lot of money. They are pretty, and do make a lovely cooing […]

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How to look after your rabbits, by Emily.

As you know, we recently acquired some rabbits. Both children are thoroughly enjoying looking after them and playing with them. Emily is a bit of a geek, like her parents, but she is much more creative, than us,  so when she came to me and asked if she could make a PowerPoint presentation about the […]

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Rabbits – because I am running a mini zoo…

So, if you follow us on social media, you may or may not have noticed that MORE animals have joined the Mad House of Cats & Babies clan.  We have accumulated two rabbits. Two boy rabbits, to be precise, miniature Rex breed. Our next door neighbor breeds rabbits, and had two lovely boys needing a […]

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What to do if your cat becomes sick…?

As a cat owner myself, I’ve had to deal with this unhappy scenario a couple of times by now. However, luckily for cat owners, our pets are tough, and that ‘nine lives’ myth may even turn out to be true! Source: Pixabay Your cat may be displaying certain worrying symptoms – but don’t panic. More […]

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