Nearly half of UK pets have their own room to relax in

Nearly half of the UK’s pets now have their own dedicated room where they can relax in peace and store their belongings, research has revealed. A poll of 2,000 cat and dog owners found 48 per cent have a reserved room for their pets or a space in the garden. Just over half (55 per cent) want them to have their own 'chill out' area, while 34 per cent want to ensure maximum comfort. It also emerged 46 per cent of pet owners have designed their home around their pet, although 21 per cent admitted they are unlikely to buy items to appease their furry friend that don’t match their interior style. The study was commissioned by Homesense – part of the TK Maxx family – which has partnered with Kelly Brook to launch a pet and interiors content series ‘Barkitectural Digest’. Kelly Brook said: “I adore Teddy; he’s family and a big part of my life he is, so it’s no surprise that there are elements in my home designed around him.”