cat extravaganza

LondonCats International Cat Show and Expo May 2019

For the 1st time in central London, an INTERNATIONAL SHOW and all things FELINE-EXPOSITION Thousands of cat enthusiasts are to attend a fully international cat shows competition with approx. 200 cats, and a plethora of imaginative cat vendors all under one roof. How about that! The moggies are taking centre stage at the LondonCats International Show and Cat Expo,It is the cat equivalent to Crufts, which if you didnt know is for dogs. On a crusade [...]


Do Staffordshire Bull Terriers Make Good Pets?

Do Staffordshire Bull Terriers Make Good Family Pets? Staffordshire Bull Terriers have a reputation as a status symbol, so people cant imagine them as family pets – but this couldn’t be further from the truth. A survey conducted showed that nearly 75% of people would definitely or probably not consider re homing a Staffie. However, 80 per cent of people acknowledged that the breed’s bad reputation was down to irresponsible owners, and not the dogs themselves. [...]


Moles, Identifying Moles and Preventing Damage.

Moles, Identifying Mole damage and Preventing it. MOLE DAMAGE Moles normally feed on insect pests, soil organisms and grubs including helpful ones like worms.Moles dig deep. Their tunnels are usually at ten inches underground, unless they’re scanning the surface in search of a mate. Search your soil and lawn for tunnels. They look like raised cone-shaped swellings in yourgarden.Surface tunnels or ridges also are an indication moles are present. CONTROL AND PREVENTION HOW TO GET RID OF MOLES Sprinkling dried blood, tobacco on the ground [...]


Plastic Pollution, 8 Ways the UK is Cracking Down.

Around the planet, governments, businesses, and citizens are working to tackle the huge amount of plastic pollution. Now, the UK is very much on board — with a 25-year plan which aims to “set the global gold standard” on eliminating plastic, as per environment minister Michael Gove. 1. Banning Microbeads The tiny plastics are so abundant that as many as 100,000 could be washed down the drain in just one shower. As they’re too small to be filtered [...]


The Wise Owl Bird of Prey Rescue

Wise Owl Bird of Prey Rescue & mobile display team is a family run business offering a very personal, informal, educational & professional bird of prey experience. They are based between Huddersfield & Wakefield and will cover most of Greater Manchester & Yorkshire. They offer several different activities: static & flying displays involving owls, falcons, hawks & buzzards, many of which are native to the UK. Their bird of prey centre is not open to the public, but are fully mobile [...]

dog shows

Dog Show Information Dates in the UK for April 2019

DOG SHOWS DOG SHOWS APRIL 6th National Terrier Club, Stafford. Mr S Plane, Vane Hall, Blandford Place, Seaham, Co Durham, SR77RX Tel No: 01915812200 07889410852 E-mail: APRIL 13th Hound Association of Scotland, Kelso. Mr T H Johnston, North Lodge, Mossknowe, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire DG11 3BE Tel No: 01461800372 E-mail: APRIL 20th Working & Pastoral Breeds [...]


Cop Rescues Kitten Stranded on an American Highway

A US police officer found himself on an urgent rescue mission a few days before last Christmas and is now finding his home a little more crowded. Police Officer Jason Smith, from Kansas was driving in his patrol car down the left lane of I-29 when he spotted a globe of fur on the central barrier wall that split the highway.  Radioing for help to traffic control, Officer Smith pulled over in the far left lane and exited his [...]


The Wren, Some Amazing Facts About Our Commonest Bird

The Wren, Some Amazing Facts The wren can be recognized by its tail which points upward and its darting flight. It is a difficult bird to spot due to its brown colouring and being a small size. They are also shy and secretive by nature. The easiest way to find one is by listening to its loud musical trills and harsh clicks. The wren has a slightly curved bill for searching in tree trunks and on the ground for insects. Their colour [...]

feral cats

Britain’s Increasing Feral Cats, Our Wildlife Will Suffer

Britain’s Increasing Feral Cats, Our Wildlife Will Suffer unless action is taken. Britain is one of the least wooded countries in Europe and there are fewer places where large predators can hide. The wolf is gone and surveys have revealed that the wildcat is facing the prospect of extinction. Estimates vary on how many remain in the Scottish Highlands, but a total population of 400 or so was generally accepted. English place-names such as Catcliffe, Catfield, Catford [...]