Phlebotomus actually comes from the Greek phleps, phlebos meaning ‘vein’ referring to the blood sucking habit of sand flies
The mosquito, (‘little fly’ in Spanish) has been around for more than 30 million years.
These are in fact caterpillar nests, constructed by the pine processionary caterpillar (chenille processionnaire) larva, who live in large ‘tents’ and march out at night in single file (hence the name) to feed on the pine needles.
IN AID OF THE CATS OF VILLELONGUE Association Chats Libres de Villelongue dels Monts (C.L.V.) For cat-lovers everywhere! Do come and support this event held in the Salle des Fêtes in Villelongue this Thursday to…
I-CAD, the agency in charge of the National Identification File for domestic pets in France, is warning about a scam, aimed to defraud pet owners who have lost their pets.
A no-deal Brexit could cause headaches for pets travelling between the UK and Europe, with mandatory waiting periods of at least 3 months
Here in the P-O, we live amongst the vines but some grapes and raisins are believed to have a high toxicity for dogs, and can cause kidney failur
Do snakes make you shudder? Well, you’re not alone…….but how much do you REALLY know about the creatures we love to hate?
We wouldn’t have been there at all if The Cat had had his way. Linda Razzell’s amusing account of moving to France, cat and all!
Ticks are not insects, but tiny blood sucking parasites which live in woodland and grassy areas, closely related to spiders.