Tag Archives: cat

Symptoms and solutions for stressed cats

It may be hard to imagine that your cat dozing in the sun is suffering from stress, but living in a human world puts all sorts of pressures on our animals of which we may not be aware. Believe it or ...

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Rabies – why you need to vaccinate

The lockdown is not an excuse to skip your pets’ vaccinations –  now more than ever. Let’s have a look at rabies – one of those awful diseases that are almost always fatal. It is caused by a virus and ...

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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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Fitness for cats in lockdown

Does your cat get enough exercise during lockdown? Just a 15 to 20 minute daily commitment from you can be very beneficial to your pet’s health. Cats who laze about all day tend to gain weight, while those who do ...

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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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Vet visits during lockdown

Nothing is ‘normal’ during lockdown – not even a visit to the vet is what it used to be. In case you’ve been wondering whether you can still go and see your vet, there are a few things that you ...

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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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Pets are not Christmas gifts!

Buying Christmas gifts can be so much fun. But if you’re thinking of buying a puppy or a kitten as a gift for anybody, think again – no matter how special that person is. Here are eight reasons why you ...

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Relaxing cat music

Does your cat need to relax, or do you just want to treat your cat to some smoothing music? Have a look at this playlist that we found on the internet for some interesting cat-approved music. There might just be ...

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Caring for a deaf cat – 4 tips

Just like people with disabilities deserve the best life they can get, so do our pets. Most people will look for a healthy, happy kitten when getting their new cat, and that is fine. Some people, however, will take on ...

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