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 […]

Your cat knows its own name, say scientists

Hey Kitty! Yes, you. A new study suggests that our pet cats know their own names. No surprise to you or most cat owners in Malta, right? But now scientists claim they have provided the first experimental evidence that cats can distinguish between words that we people say, like dogs do. But whether cats care […]