Maltese warned against buying pets as Christmas presents

People in Malta and Gozo have been warned against buying pets as presents this Christmas. The public have been urged to consider the commitment of caring for an animal long-term. A spokesman for Animal Welfare Gozo said: ‘Each year we see unwanted animals that were given as gifts. ‘People should consider the commitment they are making […]

Dog left fighting for life after eating poison in Gozo

A dog has been left fighting for her life after eating slug pellets in Gozo. 18-month-old Rafa ingested the poison in a street near her home in Xaghra on Friday. Soon after Rafa, a labrador and border collie mix, began frantically shaking and foaming at the mouth, before collapsing. He is now being treated in […]

Animal lover creates purr-fect village for Malta’s stray cats

A Maltese mum has been hailed a hero on social media after creating colourful new homes for dozens of stray cats. Sherry Ann Demicoli came up with the design herself on paper and then roped in a carpenter to build the tiny village for her feline friends. Sherry Anne, from Rabat, said she feeds and looks […]