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 […]

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 […]

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 […]