Tag Archives: animaltalk

YOU can be an animal’s superhero

  We often feel helpless when we see an animal in unpleasant circumstances. Following the correct route of action is essential in helping the animal! The SPCA and Animal Anti Cruelty League share this valuable advice: Keep the number of ...

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Cool things about the hammerhead shark

The hammerhead sure is an intriguing animal! Here are some things you might not know about him: Stating the obvious One of nature’s weirder-looking creatures, it’s not hard to see how the hammerhead shark got his name. His scientific name ...

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No more smells! Cats and litterboxes

Just like dogs, cats can also have ‘accidents’ in the house. This often happens in the form of spraying, or sometimes your cat will simply stop using her litterbox, leaving you completely confused. The good news is that there are ...

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Keeping chickens

When you really love animals, often a dog and cat are just not enough. Chickens can make great pets, provided you have the means, time and space to care for them. As with any pet, it is extremely important to ...

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Wild romance

In the English language there are many expressions about love that refer to nature. Just think about the likes of ‘love nest’, ‘love on the rocks’, ‘love birds’, ‘puppy love’ and ‘love rat’. Here at Animaltalk, we think we have ...

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Keeping your pet safe in the garden

We show you how to check your garden for hidden dangers and ensure your pets’ safety outdoors If you use fertilisers and other products in your garden … Make sure you have a cupboard in the garage or a shed ...

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The delightful world of dolphins

The dolphin is the world’s darling. There are over 40 species and most live in warm waters, with only a few, like the right whale dolphin, preferring colder climates. Their diet consists mainly of squid and fish, though larger species, ...

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The gorgeous Chinchilla

A Chinchilla is the picture of pure luxury. If you live in a complex and would rather have an indoor cat, then this might be the breed for you. Chinchillas are quiet and peaceful, and quite happy not to do ...

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No need for noise!

While the festive season is a thing of the past for us humans, the damage done by fireworks during this time still remains a harsh reality for many animals. These include pets who ran away from home out of fear, ...

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Keep it cool!

Parts of South Africa are experiencing a particularly hot summer, with the mercury expected to keep rising. This is as uncomfortable for our pets as it is for us! Animaltalk brings you tips for keeping your animals safe during the ...

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