The unfortunate consequences of removing a pet from its mother too soon

The excitement of getting a new puppy or kitten doesn’t seem to waiver even as you get older. Few are immune to the cute factor, and the younger the pet the more overwhelming the emotion felt. Even so, the Pet Food Industry Association of Southern Africa (PFI) encourages...

Choosing the right pet

So, you’ve made the decision to adopt a pet – good for you! Now, it’s just a case of choosing the right pet to suit your lifestyle and circumstances – an important decision all of its own! All too often we see pets being neglected or given up for adoption because they are...

Persian wins SACC COTY sponsored by Royal Canin South Africa in Cape Town

Cats and their owners flocked to The River Club in Observatory, Cape Town, on Saturday 12 August 2017, to battle it out for top honours at the most prestigious cat show in the country. The South African Cat Council’s (SACC) Cat of the Year (COTY, as it has become known in the cat...