Pet appetite at Christmas

Pet Corner

Last week we touched on the issue of over-feeding our companion animals during celebratory holidays.  Now, today, on the threshold of Christmas, we’ll deal specifically with the ‘food intake’ of our pets during this joyous occasion; and next week we will continue with that which one could positively, and with great emotional reward, undertake relative to pet acquisition and care.

Well, Christmas is around the proverbial corner and the imbibing and engorging has already begun.  Of course, I am referring to us humans. It seems that as we stuff ourselves, we feel that our canine and feline wards must get ‘Christmas‘ too.  Dogs get chocolate and biscuits (you know, the ones Auntie has sent in a tin from overseas), cats get ‘Fancy Feast‘ and all sorts of  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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