DIY Cat Toys: How to Make Your Own Cat Toys

With a lot of people stuck at home over the last few months, many of us have a lot more time on our hands. Heading into the summer holidays, many kids won’t be going back to school until September and even that could be on a part-time basis. This means a lot more time to […]


Know Your Pet Safe Cleaning Products

We all know how great it feels to have a big spring clean and get the house feeling fresh! What many people don’t consider, however, is the effect that household cleaning products can have on pets. Many of these cleaning products contain ingredients which can be harmful, or even deadly to your cats and dogs. […]


Has Spending More Time With Your Pet During Lockdown Been Positive For You And Your Pet?

We at The Insurance Emporium recently surveyed* 1000 pet owners who were newly working from home during the COVID-19 lockdown to see if the stereotypes of cats being aloof and friendly dogs were true.  Did cats resent sharing their space with their owner being around the house a lot more, whilst dogs were living their […]


Dementia in Dogs and Cats: Symptoms and Management

Cognitive dysfunction syndrome, otherwise known as dementia, is well recognised in people. However, did you know dogs and cats can also suffer from dementia? Particularly now they are living longer lives, dementia can be very common in geriatric dogs and cats, with one study identifying as many as 68% of dogs aged 15 to 16 […]


Can I Take My Pet to the Vet During Lockdown?

Due to the current government-imposed lockdown, it can be difficult to know what we can and can’t do, especially when it comes to our pets. At The Insurance Emporium, we want to make sure pet owners understand the best ways they can look after their pets at this difficult time. That’s why we’ve put together […]


Is it Safe for Pets to Eat Pancakes?

Pancake Day can be a fantastic excuse to indulge in a tasty treat! But if your dog or cat is greedily eying up your neatly arranged Shrove Tuesday extravaganza, it can sometimes be hard to deny them a bite to eat. Is it safe for pets to eat pancakes, or is it something you should […]


Is it Okay to Dress up my Pet?

Photos and videos of cute pets are everywhere right now, with many wearing some absolutely adorable outfits! You’ve probably come across dogs wearing clothing while out on a walk, black cats in Halloween pet costumes and much more. But is it actually okay to dress up pets in clothing, or could it be causing more […]


Pet Trends to Look Out For in 2020

Here at The Insurance Emporium, we can’t believe we’re at the start of another year, let alone another decade! As we look forward into 2020, it’s exciting to think about all the magical adventures we’ll share with our cats and dogs for the year to come. As an increasing number of pet owners are humanising […]


The Importance of Microchipping Your Cat

As cat owners, we never want to have to think about our feline friends going missing. Unfortunately, these things can and do happen! At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve noticed some news stories about cats being rehomed before their owners have found them! In 2016, a new law came into effect which made microchipping your dog […]


Keep your Cat Safe from Antifreeze Poisoning

As the temperatures drop with the approach of winter, antifreeze can become useful for keeping your car going, or even your garden water feature running! Unfortunately, the active substance, ethylene glycol, that’s found in most antifreeze can be extremely fatal to cats. We’re sharing more information on the poison, as well as how you can […]