It’s a Disaster Dahling……….

It’s a Disaster Dahling……….

Have you ever struggled or run out of time to find the perfect present for a family member or friend, only to grab the nearest thing that you think he or she will like?  Yes?  The result was probably predictable, the recipient was noticeably underwhelmed by your...
How old is your Chihuahua?

How old is your Chihuahua?

Well historians believe that either the Maya tribe (1800BC to 900AD) or the Toltecs (900AD to 1150AD) were the first to domesticate a dog known as the Techichi, which is widely recognised to be the ancestor of the Chihuahua.  The Techichi is a small-framed companion...
Can Cats See in the Dark?

Can Cats See in the Dark?

Not in total darkness, but they can see better in semi-darkness than we or many other animals can.  Cat vision is vastly different to ours, as feline eyesight developed to help these animals – who are considered more nocturnal than us – to hunt at night. If you...
What’s in a Pug?

What’s in a Pug?

So much more than you think.  Although owners of this delightful breed will already know just how much is squeezed into this short, cobby-bodied dog!  ‘Multum in Parvo’ is a term frequently used in connection with the Pug.  It means literally ‘much in little’ and how...
It’s the cats’ whiskers darlings……………

It’s the cats’ whiskers darlings……………

It’s the cats’ whiskers darlings…………… So, why do cats have whiskers you may well ask? So fascinating, they are actually very advanced sensory tools that help a cat ‘see’ in the dark and steer clear of hungry predators. Whiskers are highly sensitive tactile hairs that...