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Welcome to Petplan’s blog, a space where you can read up on the latest pet-news, find out interesting facts and tips about keeping your pets happy and healthy, and share your views on hot topics.

How to prepare your rabbit for winter

How to prepare your rabbit for winter
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As winter draws closer, we spend a lot more time indoors with the central heating on, safe from the wind and rain. But how do outdoor pets like rabbits cope when it’s cold outside? Petplan takes a look at how you can ensure your rabbit is prepared for winter.

Indoor vs Outdoor cats

Indoor vs Outdoor cats
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Is your cat an indoor cat or an outdoor cat? Did you make the choice or was it decided for you? There are several factors at play when deciding how your cat will spend its days as comfortably as possible, ranging from safety and health to mental health. Petplan takes a look at the pros and cons of keeping your cat indoors or letting them go outdoors.

Pets in the news

Pets in the news
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2018, like every year, has had plenty of its own ups and downs and it’s been no different for the animals around us. Every year we see pets making the headlines for one reason or another, and we lap it up like they would with their food. Everyone loves a good pet story in the news, seeing what our companions have achieved or helped us realise is always refreshing. Petplan has compiled a list of some of our favourite stories from this past year showcasing the very best of what our animals have accomplished.

World Records Set by Cats

World Records Set by Cats
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Cats really are incredible creatures - although we often think of them as a common pet, their skills and natural abilities go far beyond what we might think. Sure, it’s astounding to see them land on all fours, or leap up a six-foot fence in a single bound, but did you know that cats roughly spend just three years of their life awake? Or, rather conversely, that on average cats can run 3mph faster than Usain Bolt? No? Well, that’s why Petplan has decided to investigate world records set by cats. Take a look at this list and prepare to be amazed.

Do dogs enjoy listening to music?

Do dogs enjoy listening to music?
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This article contains: Dog
Hound Dog, Diamond Dogs, Snoop Dogg, who let the dogs out? It seems that dogs are everywhere in our pop culture consciousness and music is no different. But what about the dogs themselves? Do they have a sense of sound as keen as their sense of smell? Do dogs enjoy listening to music?
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