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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Cat essentials that your pet needs…

If you’ve got a little feline friend in your home, then the chances are that you love to treat it like royalty. That’s lovely! However, if you’re new to pet ownership, or you’re thinking about getting a cat, then there are some things you should know. Here are the top cat essentials that your pet […]

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Some helpful tips to keep pets safe (featuring Layla)

We were delighted to be asked to share some tips on how to keep your pet healthy and safe, recently, with Wayfair, and we were able to share some of our tips for keeping human food loving cats (ahem, I am looking at you Layla) from eating things they shouldn’t that could make them very […]

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Cat food for picky pussycats…

If you read this blog, you know that we have two cats, who are very different from each other. Layla is older, now, aged nearly 10, and has some immune system issues, and a slightly delicate stomach. She tends to have a penchant for human food, which we try not to encourage too much (ahem) […]

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Top Care Tips for Cats…

Having a pet is a big responsibility. We are required to look after them properly. People often call cats and dogs their fur babies. It is a fitting term as they require a similar amount of love and care; just in different ways. It is such a fun and rewarding thing to do, though. Do […]

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It’s time to get a cat flap

It’s time to get a cat flap We can deny it no longer. We can bear it no longer (well, when I say we, I mean LSH mostly, because he’s the one who mostly deals with it because I often pretend to be asleep, ssssh, don’t tell him) when at 3am, the cats decide that […]

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How to care for your cat from the start…

Some helpful tips in this collaborative post about cat care.  Cats are such independent, proud little creatures that it can almost seem like you’re not really their owner at all. However, you’re surely aware that they need a lot more care and diligence than they would like to admit. Especially when it comes to health […]

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When the hamster escapes…

What happens when the hamster escapes and flu ridden Mum is the only person able to track her down and get it back? So, you’re feeling really under the weather, riddled with proper flu. You can barely stagger to the bathroom and the household is trying to manage without you for a few days, whilst […]

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When do you draw the line with getting new pets?

So, my almost 6 year old (he tells me that, he refuses to be “just five” any more) announced recently that he wants a gecko for a pet, for his birthday. He wants to get a terrarium, set it up and keep a gecko, or two, in there.  I had less than normal pets as […]

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