Trick, No Treats

I don’t get terribly excited about Halloween, it isn’t a holiday I grew up celebrating. I realise it’s fun for the kids to dress up and what child wouldn’t like trick or treating… but Halloween isn’t all pumpkin carving and eating your own weight in candy.  It has been statistically proven that black cats are…

New Job

So I have news. I got a new job! I haven’t said anything until now because it’s kept me madly busy (and then exhausted) but also because I was quite certain they’d figure out I was a hapless idiot and fire me after day one. I haven’t worked the last couple of years so I…

A&E

I’ve spent my fair share of time in hospital with my daughter. There has been illness but also two broken wrists. When you’re sitting in paediatric A&E you are surrounded by poorly or injured children and their parents. Some parents are fretful, the worry etched on their faces. Others look positively blasé.  In one 4…

Felipure & More Cat Food 

CAT POST KLAXON! Now you may remember that a little while ago my beautiful perfect cat Crofty was called overweight by the vet. I took this opportunity to review his food. He was eating a well known brand of dry cat food that was classed as “superior nutrition”. For the first time I read the…

Poorly Crofty 

This week I have been preoccupied with our cat, Crofty. It started when we noticed that he appeared to be a bit nervous. Then he started crying when we picked him up. We thought he’d hurt his back leg as that seemed to be what the problem was so we took him to the vet….

Pet Presents!

As you will know if you’ve read my A Cat Fountain? post we have a kitten who is my pride and joy. I’m not the only person who is soppy about their pet. In January, The Telegraph said Britons would spend £4.6bn on their pets in 2015. I’m sure this figure includes vet bills and food but then…