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SureFlap microchip cat flap review

By 11 August 2010

It's 3am when you are wrenched from your slumbers. A yowling and hissing mess of fur and claws is rolling around your house, fighting with everything in its arsenal. You stagger into the fray, waving your leather slipper, ready to put to the offending... >>

Pet Acoustics offers speaker specially for dogs, cats and horses

Pet Acoustics offers speaker specially for dogs, cats and horses

By 11 February 2010

As it's not 1 April, we're forced to believe a press release just landed in the Pocket-lint in-tray that announces the launch of the world's first sound system for your pets. Apparently all these years you've been subjecting Tiddles, Rover or Dobbin to... >>

Fujifilm FinePix F80EXR launches with "Pet Detection" mode

Fujifilm FinePix F80EXR launches with "Pet Detection" mode

By 2 February 2010

Based on Fujifilm's Super CCD EXR tech, as seen in the F70EXR, the camera co has announced the launch of two new EXR models - the FinePix F80EXR and the FinePix Z700EXR. The F80EXR offers a 12-megapixel sensor, 10x optical zoom (equivalent to 27mm-270mm),... >>

VIDEO: CatGenie litter box; the ultimate cat throne

VIDEO: CatGenie litter box; the ultimate cat throne

By 27 July 2009

Cat owners fed up of having to change their cat litter every couple of days are being offered an end to cleaning with the CatGenie. The $329 litter box comes with the promise of you never having to clean out your cats pee and poo again as it connects... >>

Supersonic dog training iPhone app launches

Supersonic dog training iPhone app launches

By 21 July 2009

We're not sure what Barbara Woodhouse would make of this, but a new iPhone application has launched that promises to help you train your dog. Designed in the UK and now launched world-wide, the "Dog Remote" claims to help users train all types of dog... >>

Firebox offers pet's eye view cam

Firebox offers pet's eye view cam

By 24 June 2009

These kind of pet cams have been around in far flung places for a little while, but Firebox is now offering one for sale in the UK. Firebox's "pet's eye view cam" attaches to your furry friend's collar and takes pics at timed intervals so you can see... >>

VIDEO: Injured sea turtle gets cyborg flippers

VIDEO: Injured sea turtle gets cyborg flippers

By 23 June 2009

Poor Yuu-chan. The Loggerhead Sea Turtle was recently attacked by a shark and lost chunks of her left and right front flippers. To add insult to injury, she was then caught in a fishing net. Luckily, she washed up in Japan. The Sea Turtle Association... >>

VIDEO: Dog translator gets 2009 upgrade

VIDEO: Dog translator gets 2009 upgrade

By 22 June 2009

You might remember the slightly ridiculous BowLingual translator from 2002 that claimed to be able to translate your pooch's frenzied yelps into human language. Well, the company behind it - TakaraTomy - has decided to update the product for 2009 to give... >>

Virgin Media to launch programming for pooches

Virgin Media to launch programming for pooches

By 23 January 2009

Echoing a scene from the comedy classic, "Scrooged", Virgin Media has announced it is investigating programming for dogs. The entertainment company says it is conducting research into shows that appeal to the whole family, "including our beloved pet dogs".... >>

Orange launches SIM-based dog tracking system

Orange launches SIM-based dog tracking system

By 3 December 2008

Retrieva and Orange have announced the launch of a dog tracking system with the Retrieva Tracking and Anti-theft collar for dogs. Offering instant tracking and an alert system linked directly to your mobile phone, the companies are hoping it will help... >>