Tag Archives: Cats Life

Your cat’s hunting technique explained

You walk into the kitchen to make a cup of coffee, and there it is: the bloody remains of what used to be a pigeon, your floor covered in feathers. Hunting is the one thing about our cats that often ...

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Older cat: when her 9 lives start to run out

Cats may have nine lives, but all cat lovers will know that they live them to the fullest! It is often difficult to deal with your cat getting older, but this is the perfect time for some extra love and ...

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Why your cat needs her naps

Cats are probably some of the laziest animals around. After all, they sleep all day, and expect their human slaves to bring them food day after day. Right? Wrong. Actually, the cat’s sleeping pattern makes perfect sense. All in the ...

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Grumpy cat? What to do when her claws come out

Aggression in cats is a common behavioural issue, but it is often not taken as seriously as aggression in dogs – it should be, though! If you notice that your cat isn’t exactly the friendliest companion to be around, it’s ...

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Catnip brings out the silly side in our cats

Catnip is a green herb which causes cats to react in a very entertaining manner. What is catnip and how does it work? We take a closer look. What is catnip? Catnip (Nepetacataria) is a herb from the mint family, ...

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6 questions to answer before you get a cat for your child

As many parents will know, a child who has decided that he or she wants a pet can be very adamant about it! Pets are good for children, teaching them commitment and responsibility. However, it would not be responsible to ...

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Is your child cat-ready?

Giving in to a bundle of kitty fur just because it is cute and you want your child to have an animal companion, is not a good idea. Only once a decision is carefully deliberated and you are sure that ...

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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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What is cat kibble made of?

When you consider balanced nutrition for cats, you probably think of protein. While cats do require protein as the major component of their diets, protein is only one aspect of a balanced diet for felines. “A ‘balanced and complete’ diet ...

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Secrets to a healthy coat for your cat

As a cat lover, you would have noticed how your cat can spend hours grooming her lovely coat. Nature intended it that way by supplying her with all the right equipment to take care of her coat – from a ...

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Don’t hesitate, vaccinate

Ever wondered what pet vaccinations are all about? Vaccines are injections or intranasal medication given to your pet to help prevent him from contracting certain diseases. Vaccinations are not only essential for your pet, but also for the community of ...

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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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