Project Blu: Transforming “ocean-bound” plastic into sustainable pet care products

Project Blu is making sustainable pet care products a new norm. The UK-based pet care brand transforms “ocean-bound” plastic and used clothes to create 100% recycled fabric and fillings for use in cat beds, dog beds, collars and leashes, and dog toys. The circular business model aims not just to maximise its environmental benefit by using recycled materials in the design of its pet products … Continue reading Project Blu: Transforming “ocean-bound” plastic into sustainable pet care products

Making Your Own Cat Food Plus Recipes

Cats know exactly what they want and exactly what they like. And they will most certainly let you know what food hits the mark or not 😉 If you find that your feline friends turn their nose up at most shop bought cat foods, you may want to consider making your own food for your cats. That way you can trace the “footprint” of your … Continue reading Making Your Own Cat Food Plus Recipes

The Doger Café: Madrid’s canine-friendly café where visitors can enjoy a coffee and adopt a puppy

A canine-friendly cafe in Madrid, The Doger Café, is welcoming homeless puppies to find their ideal forever home. Visitors to The Doger Café in Madrid can sit down and enjoy a coffee and vegetarian food before going home with a new pet. The cafe is the first of its kinds to welcome homeless puppies and to help them find an ideal adopter. The Doger Café … Continue reading The Doger Café: Madrid’s canine-friendly café where visitors can enjoy a coffee and adopt a puppy

Brazilian artist turns recycled tyres into comfortable, customised pet beds

A Brazilian artist has found an ingenious way to recycle car tyres with his love of animals by turning them into pet beds. Amarildo Silva was looking for a way to make extra income using the trash that people throw in the streets. Two years ago, the 23-year-old noticed that there were rows of discarded used tyres littering the streets of his neighborhood in Paraíba, Brazil. He … Continue reading Brazilian artist turns recycled tyres into comfortable, customised pet beds

Paws on Plastic: Simple environmental campaign invites dogs and owners to pick up plastic trash on walks

Paws on Plastic, a simple and effective environmentally-friendly idea, is inviting dog owners to pick up two pieces of plastic trash while out walking their hounds. The simple solution to tackle plastic pollution was devised by primary school teacher, Marion Montgomery, in Stonehaven, Scotland last November. The dog owner was inspired by her eco-conscious dogs who enjoyed picking up plastic bottles on their walks and soon realised … Continue reading Paws on Plastic: Simple environmental campaign invites dogs and owners to pick up plastic trash on walks

The Mutties’ Club: Teacher sets up animal rescue centre in Brazilian city

Animal rescue centres are commonplace in the UK and US, but in countries like Brazil such organisations are rare if not, non-existent. That’s why Brazilian teacher Juliana Soares decided to take things into her own hands and set up her own rescue centre. The animal rescuer – based in the city of Guarapuava in Paraná, Brazil – founded The Mutties’ Club to address the lack … Continue reading The Mutties’ Club: Teacher sets up animal rescue centre in Brazilian city

Pet food banks helping animal lovers to maintain their domestic pet’s needs

Pet food banks, just like food banks, are becoming commonplace throughout the world. The food banks, specifically for domesticated pets, are a way for animal lovers who are struggling financially, to be able to continue to feed their domesticated pets. According to animal rescue charities, people-in-need, such as low income families, are giving away pets they cannot afford to feed. Pet food banks aim to help … Continue reading Pet food banks helping animal lovers to maintain their domestic pet’s needs

Hide & Sneak paper cat tunnel=hours of eco-friendly cat entertainment

Anyone with cats in their household will know that the furry ones tend to be rather content when it comes to playtime. Cardboard boxes, paper and anything that rolls on the kitchen or bathroom floor often suffices when it comes to toys. If you do feel the need to purchase a toy or two, there are a number of eco-friendly alternatives made from sustainable fabrics … Continue reading Hide & Sneak paper cat tunnel=hours of eco-friendly cat entertainment