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RSPCA Rabbit Awareness Week 2011

Monday 23rd May, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Rabbit Awareness Week is an annual event organised by the RSPCA, running over the course of a week, it includes events run by participating Vets, Retailers & Resuce Centres across the UK. The event runs from today (Monday 23rd) until Sunday (29th).

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Pensioner Battles Alligator to save his Dog, Doogie

Monday 23rd May, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Pensioner Gary Murphy, 72 years old from Palm City, Florida had to battle with an alligator to save his pet dog Doogie’s life. Doogie is a West Highland Terrier and was off his lead by marshland on the Port St Lucie River in Palm City when the attack took place. Mr Murphy saw his dog Doogie in the jaws of the alligator and jumped over a rope barrier onto the alligators back in an attempt to save him. He punched directly at the alligators head until he released Doogie and slid back into the water.

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Only Fools and Ponies

Thursday 19th May, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Staff at Wrexham Train Station were left shocked on Saturday 14th May, as a man was captured on CCTV trying to board a train with his pony. The conductor refused to let him onto the train, shortly after the man tried to buy two tickets for him and the pony, which was also refused.

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Win an iPad with Pet Protect

Monday 4th April, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Pet Protect are giving their new pet insurance customers a chance to win an Apple iPad!

To be in with a chance of winning, you need to purchase your pet insurance with Pet Protect online, between today & Midnight on the 30th April 2011, your details will automatically be entered into a prize draw, with the winner selected at random on Monday 9th May 2011.

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Wet Dog Perfume is a bestseller!

Friday 1st April, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Eau de Mutt has taken the fragrance market by storm, outselling it’s sweet selling celebrity perfume rivals, with the delicate smell of a wet dog. Available for just one day only, April 1st, it seems that the exclusivity of the product has driven demand beyond expectations.

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Pet Forums – The Online Pet Community

Monday 7th March, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Pet Forums is a friendly Online Pet Community where Pet Owners can discuss a wide range of pet related topics. These topics range from pet help and advice, nutrition, breeding, training issues to sharing photos and videos of your pets best moments, including the regular Pet of the Month photo competition. All species of pets can be discussed including cats, dogs, rabbits, fish, horses and reptiles!

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Downing Streets famous Larry the cat

Monday 28th February, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Larry has had a tough 10 days since moving into No.10 Downing street, after being rescued from Battersea Cats home. Larry who is 4 years old, has been catching up on some well deserved sleep, whilst critics have complained that he’s not started work on tackling the vermin issue he was brought in for. Rumours [...]

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Thursday 17th February, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


We have a new addition to our pet insurers, Vets MediCover. This insurer is different to others in that they charge a set price for every dog insurance policy at £18 per month, and every cat insurance policy at £14 per month. This pre-priced cover ensures that whatever the age of your pet and whichever [...]

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Best Pet Insurance 2011

Friday 28th January, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Back in November we posted about the Moneyfacts Awards for the Best Pet Insurance. The 2011 Awards ceremony took place in London last night, & the awards for Best Pet Insurance Provider went to…

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50% Off Tesco Pet Insurance

Tuesday 11th January, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Tesco Pet Insurance has announced a fantastic New Years offer for new Pet Insurance customers, with a huge 50% discount in year one of new policies!

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23.5% Off Marks and Spencers Pet Insurance

Monday 10th January, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


M&S Money (Marks & Spencer) have launched a new offer on pet insurance, available to new customers, giving a total discount of 23.5%!

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One Courageous Kitty!

Tuesday 21st December, 2010 by Claire Lodge.


Tinsel the charmingly adorable black and white cat has used up two of her nine lives in just a year, showing amazing willpower and really adding credit for the courageous nature of felines everywhere. The poor cat, who lives with her loving owners in Newcastle-under-lyme, was sadly attacked with an airgun last year, after a 2 hour operation two pellets were removed from her, and she had to undergo major organ repair.

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Christmas Cards for Pets!

Friday 17th December, 2010 by Claire Lodge.


Nowadays it’s not enough to get a Christmas card from your family and friends and send them out in return- the pets need to get involved too! A new craze for sending Christmas cards from your pets is sweeping the nation with lots of cards wishing people season’s greetings from Fido suddenly appearing on shelves. Now, with the help of various internet sites people can even send their animal Christmas cards with a photo of their beloved pet to make it really personal.

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Cat Diaries, the World’s First Movie filmed by Cats!

Tuesday 14th December, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


The pet food company Friskies has embarked on a World first, a short film shot entirely by cats! In August they selected 25 cats to film Cat Diaries, which is a montage of footage taken from cameras worn by the cats for 5 days.

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Alesha Dixon Helps PDSA Pet Hospital Appeal

Tuesday 7th December, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


Alesha Dixon, popstar and recently Strictly Come Dancing judge has pledged her support to the UK animal charity, PDSA, and their fundraising appeal for £6 Million to open 3 new centres in Birmingham, Plymouth and Cardiff.

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