Catslife

Dealing with a cat bite

Cats have sharp teeth and will bite when upset. Statistics show that up to 80% of cat bite wounds become infected. This is because cats have sharp, needle-like teeth that can cause deep puncture wounds which are not always easy ...

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Food for older cats

Dietary proteins are needed to help maintain muscle mass and a good immune system to fight infections. It is therefore imperative that a senior cat’s diet contains a high percentage of a good quality protein that is easy to digest. ...

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Wildcats

A subspecies of the wildcat, the European wildcat is found across Europe and in some parts of Asia Minor. They resemble domestic cats and are closely related to the African wildcat, the Asian wildcat and the Chinese Mountain cat. Genetic ...

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52 happy mondays from Montego

Montego Pet Nutrition is celebrating the launch of their new packaging with a promotion to brighten anyone’s day – especially their Mondays! Montego will be delivering 52 Happy Mondays to one loyal consumer, who stands in line to win 52 ...

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The AnimalTalk Top 100

The Animaltalk Top Dog 100 Ratings Danny is a real cuddle bug, Adam chases hadedas in the garden, Kinko loves nothing more than playing with his rubber chicken toy, while Finn is happiest when enjoying his favourite snack (which is ...

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Easter and Mad Hatters Parade

Calling all Bunny Believers, our supporters and local community to join the Society for Animals in Distress for a fun-d-filled event. The Society for Animals in Distress (SAID) is egg-cited to invite the public to their Mad Hatters and Easter Parade ...

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Animals of Cape Town need you

The animals of Cape Town need your assistance Day five of the devastating fires raging on the Cape Peninsula and firefighters have finally managed to get the blazes under control. More than 2,000 career and volunteer firefighters fought the flames ...

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Oriental cat

The Oriental and Siamese share many similarities in temperament and physique. They are not without reason called ‘shameless flirts’ − an Oriental cat will make sure to get your attention when she wants to. New breed First in Britain in ...

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Worms and deworming

Internal parasites may take up residence in your pet’s intestines or other organs and cause serious health complications. We look at how deworming products are formulated and manufactured to provide a safe and effective way to control them. Endoparasites or ...

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Breed profile: the Siamese

A truly classic breed, the Siamese originated in Siam, modern-day Thailand, many centuries ago. The National Library in Bangkok has a set of manuscripts dated 1350, The Cat Book Poems. It includes a drawing of a cat similar to the Siamese, ...

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Death threat following attempt to evict a cat

The chairperson of the body corporate of a KwaZulu-Natal retirement village received a death threat following a bid to evict a resident’s cat. The Witness reported that the Amber Valley body corporate had issued an eviction notice for “Mr Cat” – a ...

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