A ccording to the country’s Cat Protection & Welfare Society (Catpaws), there are 1.5m domestic cats in Cyprus, an island with only 1.2m human residents. During a visit last month, 14 pussies converged on us at a cat feeding station near the ancient ruins of Amathus; they thought my wife was one of the dedicated cat ladies who feed them.
Groups of large red stags, up to a dozen in one instance, have been spotted on main roads in Killarney town amid a controversial culling programme in the Killarney National Park being conducted at the end of the deer hunting season.
The saying ‘a dog’s for life, not just for Christmas’ may be well worn, but it is still failing to resonate with people, meaning there are hundreds of dogs and cats out there looking to be rehomed. Pet loverspoke to a number of rescue shelters to find out exactly what’s involved in rehoming and that would-be pet owners need to keep in mind