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 […]


Why a Pet isn’t just for Christmas

Bringing a new four-legged family member into your home can be the start of a magical new adventure! This time of year especially, the idea of having a cute puppy, or kitten waiting under the Christmas tree can be an enticing thought. But before you go out to adopt or purchase a new pet, there […]


Pets and Kids: how to make it work

Whether you grow to become a dog or a cat person, growing up with pets can be a really rewarding experience for children. A pet can be a child’s best friend, teaching them compassion, empathy and responsibility! To keep a happy home, though, it’s important to establish the right relationship between your kids and your […]


5 things Pet Insurance might not cover

All pet owners want the best for their furry friends, and taking out cat insurance or dog insurance can often be a part of this. While insurance can give you the added peace of mind should your pet become ill or have an accident, an insurance policy won’t protect you and your pet against everything! […]


Common Cat Illnesses and how to Spot them

Sharing your home with a cat can lead to some magical adventures for you and your furry friend! However, no matter how much they’re looked after, all cats can fall ill at some point in their lives. To help you notice the signs of a poorly kitty, we’ve put together our guide to common cat […]


Urinary Obstruction in Cats and Dogs

For pet owners, it can be difficult seeing your furry friend become ill, in pain and discomfort. This can sometimes be the case with lower urinary tract obstruction, a life-threatening problem that can affect both cats and dogs. We’ve spoken to our pet health expert about urinary obstructions in pets, the symptoms, and what to […]


HOW TO GIVE YOUR PET MEDICATION

Sometimes, giving your dog or cat medication can be an essential part of helping them get over an illness, condition, or recover from treatment. It’s not always easy, and even experienced pet owners can find getting their animal to accept medicines a challenge! We spoke to our pet health expert to get more information about […]