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A statistical analysis, conducted by the New Zealand Companion Animal Council shows as Kiwis love our pets. (companion animal – CA) (New Zealand – NZ)

  • with approximately 5 million companion animals in New Zealand.
  • 68% of households own  a CA.
  • New Zealanders are the worlds greatest cat owners – total feline population around 1.419 million.
  • 48% of households own 1 or more cats.
  • NZ  total canine population – 700,000.
  • 29% of households own a dog.
  • 10% of NZ households own fish 1.678 that’s an avg of 9 per household.
  • 6% of NZ households around 5 birds each.
  • The majority of CA are found in urban areas.
  • New Zealanders spend around $1583.8 million a year on where CA’s
  • $766 million is spent on food, that’s almost 50%
  • we spend $358 million a year on Veterinary services
  • $166 million on healthcare products.
  • Dogs – The avg household would spend $1571 per year caring for their dogs.
  • Cats – The avg household would spend $838 per year caring for their cats.

Don’t forget, your pets need to be de-sexed and microchipped

For more fascinating facts pick up a copy of the Welfare Pulse

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 26th November 2011- The Cause for Paws – Pet Expo at the Deloraine Cattery

 

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You’ve all heard of Child proofing your home, but have you ever thought that some of the things we have around the house could effect your pets health.

Here is a list of just some of the things we have around the house that can affect our pets

Alcohol, Antifreeze,  Aromatherapy oils, Aspirin & Paracetamol, Xylitol, Zinc  Bleach, Brake fluid, Deodorants & deodorisers, Dish washing detergents, Disinfectants, Dye, Fungicides, Furniture polishes,  Garlic, Herbicides & Insecticides, Weedkiller, Tar, Laxatives, Metal polishes,  Mineral spirits, Petrol,  Mothballs, Nail polish & removers, Sun block, Shoe polish, Paint & remover, Mouldy foods, The flesh & pips from Avocados, Coffee, Chocolate, Tobacco, Macadamia nuts, Pear & apple pips, Kernels of plums, peaches & apricots, Potato skins and green potatoes, Raisins, grapes, Rhubarb leaves, Tomato leaves and stems, Yeast dough

IF YOU THINK YOUR PET HAS BEEN POISONED, CONTACT YOUR VET IMMEDIATELY. 

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Wow my 100th post, and you know all week I’ve been trying to think of something to blog about.

So I’m just going to say Thanks ….

Thanks to all my Loyal Customers, Thanks to all my Facebook Friends, Thanks to all my Google Friends, Thanks to all my Twitter followers, and Thanks to all of you that read my Blog posts, but the BIGGEST THANKS of all goes to the Cats.

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Help make this a day to remember, all you have to do is “like” the page

Cause for Paws – Pet Expo is a charity event to raise money for the Whangarei SPCA and the fight against animal cruelty. The event will be held at The Deloraine Cattery grounds 50 Konini st, Riverside, Whangarei, on Saturday the 26th November from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Money raised will go to the Whangarei SPCA

This event will show case some of Northlands finest pet related businesses ranging from animal health, pampering your pets or patting the Alpacas. Public entry is by gold coin donation, we have Bouncy Castle, Balloon animals, face painting, and cool competitions for the Kids. This is going to be a great fun family day out, with live entertainment from Triple S, and Jazz Inspired, Charity Auctions.

Help us support the Whangarei SPCA and share this link

https://www.facebook.com/causeforpaws.northland

Whangarei Cattery – The Deloraine proud supporters of the Cause for Paws Charity event

 

 

 

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The plan is to nap all day 

Gather my strength and 

annoy the humans all night

Whangarei catteryDeloraine Cattery

 

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