Mews: The world’s first Estate Agent for Cats

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GETTING A PAW ON THE PROPERTY LADDER

– New pop-up Estate Agent for Cats selling desirable cardboard box homes –

Estate agents are commonly found on most high streets, but you won’t have seen one quite like this… Blue Cross pet charity has announced it is opening the world’s first Estate Agent for Cats. The pop-up estate agents in London is offering unique properties for sale, all designed and built exclusively with feline tenants in mind. All of its listings – from Georgian manors to quaint cottages – are constructed of cardboard.

The inspiration for this unique ‘prop-paw-ty’ proposition came from observing a common cat phenomenon – that cats love cardboard boxes. The more serious message behind the Estate Agent for Cats is the importance for pets to have mental stimulation and a private place to have some quiet time where they won’t be disturbed. The charity also wants…

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What to do with cat flu

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Just like humans, our feline friends can be susceptible to catching the flu, and can be made to feel extremely poorly because of it. Cat flu is very similar to human flu and so needs to be treated/prevented accordingly.

Recognising cat flu

The symptoms will be familiar to most as they are very comparable to what human’s experience. Sneezing, coughing, and a raised temperature are the main signs to look out for as well as a loss of appetite. Pay particular attention to the nose area, it will be running and the cat will struggle to breathe through it. Ulcerations can also appear on the tongue and around the eyes.

Cat flu is often rife in shelters and catteries as well as in stray animals and young, unvaccinated kittens.

Healthy kitten – used for illustration purposes only

Transmission

Cat flu is extremely contagious and can be transmitted via pathogens and…

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Controversies of Pet food industry – US

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We people being fastidious while choosing a right food for us then why we are not concerned while selecting our pet’s food carefully? Past few years, many heated discussions are going on on pet food industries. It puts all the pet owners in confusion of whom to believe while buying food for their pet.
While the pet food companies gave us a warm feeling about the food they are selling are really good and we are making a good choice, for the health of our lovely animal companions the question is are they really a good choice? Generally, we take products of well-known companies but big companies are now overlapping smaller companies and it becomes difficult to understand exactly from where the actual products come from. Where its ingredients come in. In general, it’s seen that “Made in USA” tagged product don’t always include ingredients coming from the USA.
So…

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