We love our cats, and with very good reason. Cats have been scientifically proven to be good for you- they lower the risk of heart disease, their purring helps heal bones, muscles and tendons, AND they increase your pulling power. I could go on!
Cats and their ways are hilarious- their independent streak has led to articles such as this one. But there are reasons why our cats might actually not be very happy with us. Here are some of the problems many cats are experiencing
Dogs may be man’s best friend, but what about kids? Surely a child’s brothers or sisters are the best friends around? Like best friends, siblings are always there; ready to lend a hand, or an ear, or a shoulder to cry on. When allies are hard to come by, a child’s brothers and sisters are always available to come to their defence. Siblings are confidantes, rivals, playmates, counsellors, scolds, co-conspirators, and instructors. They help teach younger children the ropes; to
A trend in pet ownership is that people entering retirement are less than half as likely to own pets as they were earlier in their lives. There are many contributing reasons for this. Perhaps the original pet-ownership decision was driven by demands from the kids? For some the appeal of freedom and the ability, finally, to take that ‘holiday of a lifetime’ means there is no place for a pet. And for others, no doubt, it’s the fear that their pet may outlive themselves that swa