10 of the Best Websites; E-Mail

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Byline: ELIZABETH STOUT

EVERY week we look at ten different websites covering a particular topic. Today it's pets sites . . .

www.rspca.org.uk RSPCA online has information about the society and its work all over Britain. The regional network section will tell you where your nearest branch office is, and children are bound to enjoy the kids' section with competitions, quizzes and fact files.

www.pets-at-rest.co.uk FOR a lasting memorial to a departed pet, Pets At Rest has an online garden of remembrance. For [pounds sterling]10 you buy a personalised position in the virtual garden, together with your own heart-shaped memorial and post a photograph and dedication to your pet.

www.giveusahome.co.uk GIVE Us A Home is great if you are looking to provide a home for an abandoned animal, with details of shelters all over the country and an online lost and found service.

www.provet.co.uk THIS website was launched last month and is packed with facts and information on all aspects of animal health. There's a Pet Fact archive with advice on a wide range of common animal ailments and an educational section.

www.welcome.to/tipcs THE Independent Pet Cat Society, set up in 1985, caters for the interests of pet cats and their owners, rather than professional breeders. This is the site to visit if you fancy your own moggy's chances at one of the three cat shows they run each year - the next one takes place in March. …