Posted in May 2016

Junior's Happy Ending Thanks to a Microchip

Posted 31 May 2016

When Junior went missing twenty months ago, a phone call to say he had been found was the last thing his pet owner expected… Junior, an 8-year-old ginger domestic shorthair cat, sadly went missing in August 2014 and his devastated owner, Vicky, immediately covered the village with posters in a desperate attempt to be reunited with her furry family member. She called all local vets, sought m... Read more

Adopt a Cat: What You Need to Know

Posted 26 May 2016

Cats are one of the most popular pets in the UK – and for good reason. They are wonderful companions and are the perfect addition to any family. And to top it all off, owning a cat has proven health and social benefits. Did you know, for example, that cat owners are less likely to suffer from stress? Research carried out by Cats Protection, in conjunction with the Mental Health Foundation, has... Read more

6 Ways to Show Your Pet You Love Them

Posted 24 May 2016

Isn’t it a wonderful feeling when you come home after a long day to find your beloved pet greeting you at the door? We are a nation of animal lovers, and it’s easy to understand why they hold a special place in our hearts. They cheer us up when we’re feeling sad, and they make us laugh doing the things they’re not really meant to be doing – like digging up the garden (tut, tut). It’s Pet Appr... Read more

Snowdon Trek Raises Vital Funds for the Rhino

Posted 17 May 2016

  Ain't no mountain high enough to keep our vets from saving the rhino! Medivet staff in Merseyside and Shropshire, plus their friends and family, put on their walking boots on Sunday 15th May to carry a life-size foam rhino up the largest mountain in England and Wales – Mount Snowdon! The team of 25 adventure seekers (plus two of their four-legged friends!) climbed the mountain via the Llan... Read more

Keep Cool and Carry On This Summer

Posted 10 May 2016

Whilst our current weather may not scream summer, it’s the time of year when we do see pets affected by the heat. Generally, it’s not that people are unaware of the consequences, more that we underestimate them. There are a number of potential health conditions prevalent during the summer months. One of the most common consequences of hot weather is heatstroke. What are the signs of heatstr... Read more