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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.

Do our pets dream?

Do our pets dream?
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This article contains: Debates Dog Cat Sleep
Do you ever watch your pooch as they sleep, and notice their tail wagging or legs moving? Or maybe your cat seems twitchy despite being in a deep slumber. Any pet owner will agree these signs suggest that our furry friends do indeed dream!

Do our pets understand us?

Do our pets understand us?
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This article contains: Debates
Having a companion is one of the biggest benefits to owning a pet. 'Just look at him – he understands every word we’re saying!’ - is a boast we often hear from doting dog owners, but how much do our canine companions and feline friends really understand?

A Guide to Rabbit Pregnancy

A Guide to Rabbit Pregnancy
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This article contains: Rabbit Advice
You will probably be familiar with the expression ‘to breed like rabbits’, referring to rabbits’ infamous ability to produce large numbers of young – but how much do you know about rabbit pregnancy?

Why do cats purr? Here's why...

Why do cats purr? Here's why...
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This article contains: cat purring purr cats
There’s more to that evocative, soothing sound than you might think. From the PetPeople magazine archive

Cats always keep you guessing. Are they happy to see you? Cross with the world? They rub against your legs when you’d forgotten they were in the room, purr in your ear in the middle of the night… And what’s with that purr, anyway?

Famous animals that have changed the world

Famous animals that have changed the world
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This article contains: Cat Dog Advice
Some of the world’s most famous animals have had a huge impact on our lives today from stray dogs paving the way for space exploration to cats helping to keep the peace in Parliament.
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