Posts Tagged ‘pets’
Are you thinking of getting yourself or a loved one a pet for Christmas?
We all know the saying “A pet is for life, not just for Christmas”… well it is a universal truth. You shouldn’t get a pet unless you can look after one properly, or you are certain the person you are getting the pet for is commited and able to look after the pet properly.
Switzerland is holding a referendum on whether domesticated animals should have a right to be represented by a lawyer, seeing the country potentially becoming a leading exponent of animal welfare rights.
“Humans accused of animal cruelty can hire a lawyer or get one assigned but animals can’t,” said Antoine Goetschel, a lawyer quoted in the Times “Which is where I come in.”
The Bath (UK) Cats and Dogs Home is at bursting point, and they are blaming the economy.
They have witnessed an increase in the number of discarded dogs, cats and small pets requiring treatment as the owners find vet bills too expensive.
A fundraising event is being held on Sunday at its site at Claverton Down with the hope of raising £35,000.