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Worried About Pet Scams? Here's What You Need To Know

Animals

Worried About Pet Scams? Here's What You Need To Know

Buying a pet is an exciting time for the whole family. If you're worried about falling victim to pet scams, we're here to help you spot the signs.

2021-02-19 15:04:12By Tina

Why Do Cats Lick You? How Do You Prevent It?

Animals

Why Do Cats Lick You? How Do You Prevent It?

We cannot ignore the fact that cats love us a lot and they want to express that. Here are some common reasons behind why cats lick you.

2021-02-04 15:38:33By Ruby Jennifer

6 Unique Cat Behaviours And What They Mean

Animals

6 Unique Cat Behaviours And What They Mean

Cats are extremely expressive and communicative animals. Using different vocalizations and behaviours, cats are able to communicate their needs and feelings to each other and even to humans. Here are 6 unique cat behaviours and what they mean.

2020-12-17 09:18:43By Kristin Herman

Preloved Introduces Mandatory Microchipping For Cats

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Preloved Introduces Mandatory Microchipping For Cats

From October 2020, Preloved has introduced mandatory microchipping for cats being rehomed on it's site. But why, and what does this mean for sellers?

2020-10-13 12:00:04By Tina

The Developmental Stages Of A Kitten: A Guide By Preloved

Animals

The Developmental Stages Of A Kitten: A Guide By Preloved

If you're looking to introduce a little furry friend into your family home, we think it's important that you have the right information about its developmental stages before you starting the rehoming process. Knowing the major growth milestones of a kitten is vital to making informed decisions about bringing a bundle of fluff into your home.

2020-09-02 16:36:16By Zoe Allison

Home Visits: What Do Rescue Shelters Look For?

Animals

Home Visits: What Do Rescue Shelters Look For?

We see lots of people looking to rehome animals, but they struggle to meet the criteria of registered shelters. This blog discusses home visits, to get a better understanding of what is in place and why. This can hopefully help to reduce the number of pets still in need of a nurturing home but also the amount of potential loving owners that are still looking. 

2020-08-19 16:36:25By Zoe Allison

Has The Pandemic Triggered A Pet Rehoming Crisis?

Animals

Has The Pandemic Triggered A Pet Rehoming Crisis?

Has The Pandemic Triggered A Pet Rehoming Crisis? Those with pets before the virus may now find it impossible to care for their four-legged friends. On the flip side, those who welcomed a pet during lockdown may not now be willing to take on the long-term commitment.

2020-08-05 14:54:22By Zoe Allison

Going Back To Work If You Have Pets- What To Expect

Animals

Going Back To Work If You Have Pets- What To Expect

Going back to work if you have pets is going to be a challenge. You may have minimum time to prepare or fears that your pet will struggle. Learn what to do when leaving behind your furry family members here.

2020-06-04 08:00:54By Zoe Allison

The County Cat Network Initiative for our Feline Friends

Animals

The County Cat Network Initiative for our Feline Friends

The County Cat Network is a great initiative to support you and your feline friends during lockdown. It's about helping out isolated cat lovers and owners during social distancing.

2020-04-16 08:00:57By Samantha Davis

Who's the Person Behind the Pet?

Animals

Who's the Person Behind the Pet?

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has launched the new ‘Petfished’ campaign, which gives you advice on how to avoid deceitful sellers and buy pets safely online.

2020-03-03 11:45:09By Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs