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10 most popular rabbit breeds

Fri 28th August, 2015

We can’t help but love our small furries, no matter what breed they are. As rabbits are the 3rd most popular choice of pet in the UK, we decided to test your knowledge on the most common breeds throughout the country! How many did you know? 1. Mini Rex The Rex’s hair grows outwards from…

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The top cats of the cartoon world

Mon 24th August, 2015

We’ve already looked into the most popular cartoon dogs and rabbits in our previous blog posts. Now (after much demand) it’s time for cats to shine! We all grew up charmed by different cat characters, how many did you used to watch? Sylvester The classic villain, Sylvester the cat appeared in many Looney Tunes cartoons…

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10 things you didn’t know about gerbils

Tue 18th August, 2015

When you think of gerbils, what first springs to mind? We’ve put together some quick fire facts on these fascinating pets… Tell us how many you knew. 1. There are around 110 species of gerbils worldwide. These different subfamilies live in areas ranging from Africa, East Asia and India. 2. A male gerbil is called…

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Protecting your rabbits from flystrike

Wed 12th August, 2015

Flystrike is a distressing disease that can unfortunately be fatal to our rabbits. Although it can happen any time during the year, it is most common during the summer months. The disease occurs when flies lay eggs on rabbits. These eggs then hatch into maggots which eat away tissues in the area and release toxins;…

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Toys for small pets

Thu 6th August, 2015

A lot of excitement can be found for your pets in their enrichment activities. So it’s best to invest in toys that can make your small furries as entertained as possible! Here are our top 5 toy ideas ideal for small pets. We would like to remind you that when using any of the toys…

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Keeping Your Rabbits Cool During Warmer Weather

Wed 5th August, 2015

Rabbits can be quite picky creatures, they like things “just so” and they don’t mind telling you all about it either. In addition to a lot of Timothy Hay and plenty of room to move around, your rabbits also have temperature concerns that you should be aware of. What Can You Do to Keep Your…

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How to Play with Your Cat

Wed 5th August, 2015

Cats love to play, and everyone knows it. These pets seem happiest when they’re running, pouncing or chasing something. But as easy as it would seem to play with your cats, there are a few things you should keep in mind. The point of play for animals is development as well as stimulation. What Does…

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Dealing with the Loss of a Rabbit

Wed 5th August, 2015

We bring pets into our lives for companionship and love. When it’s time for them to go, we feel the loss incredibly strongly. Although there will be those that say “it was only a rabbit”, there is a lot more to your grief than that. If your rabbit is part of a bonded pair, you…

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How to Stop Your Cat from Clawing in the House

Wed 5th August, 2015

Not all pets can care for themselves as well as cats can. But, they need amusement. They need to listen to their natural instincts or they will destroy your home from the inside out. Although it may seem unusual to us, a big part of their instincts include scratching and clawing. Why Does Your Cat…

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Homemade Enrichment Tips for Your Hamster

Wed 5th August, 2015

Hamsters may be small but that doesn’t mean that they won’t get bored easily – there’s no reason for you to spend a small fortune on hamster toys; there are plenty of ways to enrich your hamster’s life using items you already have on hand. What Types of Enrichment Activities Does Your Hamster Need? Your…

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