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Let’s talk about both the little things and big moments in life with pets. Like exercise routines, pet-sitter checklists, pet-safe plants… and how much it all costs.

Know your rights as new legislation comes into place

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Get your kit sorted now so you’re ready in an emergency

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When it’s time to say goodbye…

The best accessories to help your pets show their support during the Euros

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The death of a pet is a heartbreaking time. A new poll shows Brits would like their workplaces to recognise that

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With automatic feeders and self-cleaning litter trays, your cat could technically look after themselves... but should they?

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My life looks nothing like I imagined growing up – but it’s perfectly complete

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It’s a busy summer for Larry the Cat at Number 10. Here are some other moggies keeping the world running

From bow ties to treats, shop the best Pride products, so your pet can show their allyship and you can support with your wallet

With consent, of course...

Discover your options for creating a safe window spot for your cat

Add this unusual sound to your feline-to-English dictionary

Summer safety is vital for cats

A little girl on the floor of her living room with a cat who has just come out of a cat carrier. A woman sits on the sofa behind her smiling.

Learn more about the important partnership between the two charities

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No pets were asked to construct IKEA flat-pack furniture with their significant other in the making of these images

It’s not all cuddling cute puppies and kittens…

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Think you’ve got the funniest photo of your pet? These finalists might put you to shame...

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Plus, how to donate to pet food banks to help other pet parents in need

Could this be the ultimate way to show your love for your pet?

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It should be a last resort, and there are plenty of options to explore first, but here’s how to surrender your pet safely if you have to

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This Mental Health Awareness Week, experts share the science-backed ways our pets offer us emotional support

Green fingers at the ready

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The charity is expecting an influx of kittens this summer



Two women and an Australian Shepherd dog sat a picnic table with coffee cups, orange juice and pastries.

From Potato to Pickle, we round up the best names for your pets

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£2,000 at the vet‘s for a blade of grass stuck up the nose

a man holds a kitten while a woman scans it for microchip

Microchipping your cat is quick and painless – and it’s now required by law