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7 tips to keep senior cats warm in winter

Winter … just the word conjures up the idea of shorter days and longer, icy cold nights. And just like we feel the cold in the chilly season, so do our senior furry friends. Cats are creatures of comfort and ...

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Managing your cat’s hairballs

Cats are avid self-groomers and will often spend hours at this task. Although it leaves us with a lovely clean cat, the hair that accumulates in her mouth ends up in her stomach. In most cases the hair will travel ...

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Kitty’s first night home – what to do

Whether you choose to buy your kitten from a reputable breeder or rescue a kitten from a shelter, it’s a personal choice. Once your kitten is ready to come home, it’s time for you to take on a new role ...

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Struggling with too many cat fights?

Now that you’re at home more often you may pick up something that you previously missed – the sound and sight of feline aggression: the growling, yowling, hissing and spitting, while claws and teeth flash. A cat in full aggressive ...

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6 tips when planning a catio

Every cat parent will know that cats love exploring the outdoors and live out their hunting instincts. The sad reality these days is that it is too dangerous for our cats to be outside unsupervised. And that is why a ...

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Keeping senior cats warm – 7 tips

Winter … just the word conjures up the idea of shorter days and longer, icy cold nights. And just like we feel the cold in the chilly season, so do our senior furry friends. Cats are creatures of comfort and ...

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Music therapy can calm your cat

Does your cat seem a bit anxious and your first thought is to play her that one song that calms you down? Stop! You won’t necessarily do her any favours, as cats often don’t like the music we do. If ...

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How to brush your cat’s teeth

Brushing your kitten’s teeth every day will prevent a build-up of plaque. If ever there was a good time to start brushing your cat’s teeth, it is now while we’re in lockdown. Dental problems can be significant in cats. They ...

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Teaching (an older) cat

Your cat looks at you, wondering when you will return to wherever you normally go during the day. Instead of boring her again, why not teach her something new today? You might wonder if you can train an older cat ...

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Get kitty moving

Here is something to keep your cat entertained while you’re stuck at home. Research shows that in addition to helping to prevent weight gain, physical exercise increases muscle tone and strengthens and improves joint flexibility, digestion and circulation in cats. ...

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kitty’s basic lessons

We all love kittens and we love well-behaved cats even more. This is the second in the series of things you should be teaching your kitten. Once your new kitten has settled in with her new family, there are a ...

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12 tips for feeding your cat

Cats are notoriously finicky creatures. Your cat can also be quite a snob when it comes to her food and water and will easily turn up her nose when something is not to her liking. These guidelines will help you ...

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