Put love above '˜likes', charity urges

National pet charity Blue Cross is appealing for Britons to put love above likes after new research revealed that one in seven people (14%) would choose a specific breed of cat or dog based on the number of likes they think the pet will get on social media.

The research was conducted by Blue Cross to encourage pet owners and would-be pet owners to put love above social media likes when choosing a pet and instead consider the unique and individual qualities of every pet, regardless of breed.