Is your pet ‘one of the family’?

Is your pet ‘one of the family’?

It is something you say. Everybody says it. “Pets are part of the family!” is a mantra of the media, the pet industry, and even the academic veterinary literature. When pet owners have been asked to draw a diagram of their family with themselves in the centre, all too...
Feline Etiquette

Feline Etiquette

Feline Etiquette In the UK there is a population of 11.1 million pet cats! The average household often has more than one cat. As vets we often see behavioural problems in cats, the signs of which can be extreme i.e. marking throughout the house to very subtle changes....