We Love Pets News

Jun 6, '2022

Ways to Bond with your Cat

If you are a pet parent, like myself, you would know that one of the greatest times in our day would be when we get to spend quality time with our pets.  

Whilst most people assume cats aren’t very fond of human company, I think us dedicated cat owners can confirm that this is not the case.  

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May 30, '2022

Pet Spotlight! All About Fish

For many families, fish tend to be the first pet, as they are assumed as an easy animal to look after. Once you begin to look deeper into the care that the fish will require, you may begin to notice that, contrary to belief, it is not true.  

Fish can be a big responsibility to have, even though they seem relatively easy to keep. Not only are they beautiful to look at, but they are all unique and serve a different purpose in life and will require attentive and routine care, depending on the type of fish you have.   

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May 24, '2022

What pets are the best for children?

In 2019, PFMA reported that 45% of households with children have pets. But sadly, the year before, a poll of 2,000 UK parents revealed that over a third regretted giving in to their children’s nagging and getting them a pet!

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May 16, '2022

Pet Trends: Names, Products, Breeds & Diets

It’s always fun to keep up with what’s new in the world of pets and see what’s growing in popularity. But what should really put a smile on our faces is that so many current and predicted trends are all about health, wellness, and wellbeing. How wonderful! Read on for the developing trends we’ve noticed that we think will stick around.

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Mar 28, '2022

Owner’s Insights – Indoor vs Outdoor Cats

When it comes to cats, few points are so heavily debated as indoor vs outdoor. Naturally, owners of each tend to vouch for their own cat’s superiority. In an attempt to shed a balanced light on the subject, we’ve interviewed two people who have had both!

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Mar 7, '2022

How to Safely Clean your Pet Toys

Whilst we have plenty of products to clean materials and surfaces, and they do a brilliant job of it - not all are safe to be used to clean your pets toys! Most products contain harmful chemicals that can endanger our pets, so when cleaning your pets toys, ensure that you are using the correct product.  

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Feb 28, '2022

What's life like with a pet bird?

Ever wondered what life might be like with a pet bird? Small birds like parakeets, conures, budgies, and the like, are affordable, trainable, and loving pets. They are also readily available at pet stores across the country. Despite all these pros, pet birds are still fairly uncommon. Less than 2% of pets in the UK are birds, an estimated 1 million in total.

Whether you’re thinking of getting one, or just curious about what they’re like, we’ve managed to source some advice for you lovely readers from a bird owner. As much as other research is needed, it’s nice to hear from a real person who’s had a bird for years, instead of just Google. So, we interviewed Tafline, proud owner of the adorable ‘Ringling.’ Enjoy!

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Sep 21, '2021

Pet Spotlight! All about Guinea Pigs

Guinea pigs are very interesting animals. Their origins lie in South America, and they come from a lineage of rodents that can be traced all the way back to the Incan empire - one of the most dominant empires on earth at its time. Now, they make lovable pets in homes across the UK!

If you’re looking for a small, furry addition to your life, a guinea pig might be just the ticket:

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Aug 30, '2021

What you need to know about pet birds

The UK is a nation of animal lovers, and birds have been a popular pet of choice in British culture since the earliest royal courts; especially prized for their intellect, colour, and songs. Some 500 odd years later, not much has changed. A 2020/21 survey found that birds ranked third in UK household ownership, just behind dogs and cats, with a population of nearly one million pet birds in 2020.

Whether you’re after a chatty companion, or musical songbird, there’s a bird to fit every taste. Thinking about adding one to your home? Read more about which domestic breeds may be suitable to your lifestyle, and what to expect for their care.

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