Pawsome Pet World Records 2023

Posted on June 19, 2023 at 9:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

Record Breaking Pets We pet owners all think our pets are amazing, right? They are the cleverest, most talented pets there are, each one unique. The way your dog lifts his paw for a biscuit? Genius. That noise your cat makes when you ask her a question? Definitely gifted. But some of our furry friends […]

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All Dressed Up And Nowhere To Go – Is It Okay To Dress Up My Pet?

Posted on June 5, 2023 at 4:15 pm by The Insurance Emporium

When you welcome a pet into your home, they become part of the family; they have their own personalities and we like spending time with them and having fun. We’ve all seen pictures and videos on social media of cats and dogs in silly costumes and accessories, particularly around Christmas and Halloween, and we even […]

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Avian Flu – What You Need To Know

Posted on May 25, 2023 at 3:34 pm by The Insurance Emporium

an older cat with a melancholy expression lying on the carpet looking into the distance

We’ve all heard the term ‘Bird Flu’ recently in the media, and we know there’s recently been an outbreak, but what actually is bird flu, and what do we need to know? Do we need to worry about ourselves and our pets? We’ve put together a short summary. What Is It? Influenza A viruses in […]

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[SUBMISSIONS CLOSED] Competition – Win a £250 Virgin Experience Voucher!

Posted on May 17, 2023 at 1:48 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Image promoting the TIE pet competition with leaping dog

We all love showing off our pets and the quirky things they do and now is the perfect opportunity to show them off to everyone! Simply submit your favourite cute or funny photo/video of your pet to us by 2:00pm on 12 June using the link below and you will be entered into our competition, […]

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The Cat In The Flat – Tips For Renting With Pets

Posted on May 4, 2023 at 5:51 pm by The Insurance Emporium

We are a nation of animal lovers; current statistics show that 52% of adults in the UK own a pet, and our pets are part of the family – where we go, they go. But this can often be tricky when it comes to finding somewhere to rent. At the moment, only 7% of private […]

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Looking After Your Older Cat

Posted on January 26, 2023 at 7:07 pm by The Insurance Emporium

an older cat with a melancholy expression lying on the carpet looking into the distance

Nobody likes to think of their pet getting older, they’re part of the family and we all want to think that they’ll be with us for a long time. The average lifespan of a cat, depending on diet, lifestyle, breed and genetics, is 13 to 17 years – although Flossie, who at 26 is the […]

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Why You Should Adopt A Black Cat

Posted on January 12, 2023 at 6:03 pm by The Insurance Emporium

All cat owners know that there’s something very special about cats; each one of them is different, with their own unique personalities, and chances are every one of them is the boss of whichever house they live in; we all know that we don’t own our cats, our cats own us! There’s a reason they […]

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COMMON INJURIES, ILLNESSES, AND CONDITIONS IN PETS

Posted on April 21, 2022 at 11:09 am by The Insurance Emporium

Most Common Pet Diseases

It is important that you are aware of the signs and symptoms of some of the more common injuries, illnesses, or conditions in your fur-baby, so you can take fast and appropriate action. It’s an unfortunate aspect of pet ownership but factoring in the unexpected, is crucial in caring for your four-legged friend.   We’ve done […]

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THE IMPORTANCE OF PET INSURANCE

Posted on January 12, 2022 at 5:37 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Should I insure my pet? Is pet insurance worth it? Common questions when contemplating pet insurance. Some might even say that taking out insurance is an unnecessary burden. It’s an unfortunate aspect of ownership, but whether you’re a new pet parent, or your fury companion has reached senior years, factoring in the unexpected is crucial in caring for your four-legged friend.

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What is FIV in Cats?

Posted on October 29, 2021 at 10:38 am by The Insurance Emporium

Male vet holding cat

Introduction Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) is a highly common viral infection which affects cats by progressively weakening the immune system. Over time, FIV-positive cats can be exposed to catching secondary infections and disease. However, research indicates that they can commonly live a happy full life – with a similar expectancy of their uninfected counterparts. The […]