Find the best advice for your cat from our pet experts, certified behaviourists and fully-qualified vets.
Finding a vet that is right for you and your pet is one of the most important decisions you will make. If you are a new pet owner, it’s a good idea to have chosen your vet before you actually need one! This way, you can relax knowing that your pet is already registered should you suddenly need an appointment.
Currently, it’s not compulsory to have your cat microchipped – however, it’s an extremely good idea – and here’s why!
Now unless you live in a castle your indoor cat will have less opportunity to exercise as the area they can access is smaller and there are fewer things to leap onto and climb up.
Having been used to cooler temperatures for so long, it’s easy to forget just how much we need to consider our pets with the sudden heatwave we are experiencing.
Vomiting is one of the most common reasons a concerned cat owner will contact their vet but, with the correct professional advice, it could be possible to manage the condition without the trouble and expense of going to your vet.
Although cats are usually very careful about what they eat, poisonous plants for cats can be found both in the garden and in the house.
Regular worming is a vital part of pet healthcare – in fact, it is important for both pet and family health. Roundworm parasites, called Toxocara, live in the digestive system of dogs and cats, and release their eggs in the faeces of infected animals.
Whether your feline friend prefers the comfort of indoor living or is an enthusiastic outdoor hunting machine, untreated, it is likely they will get worms at some point.
You love your cat, so you will naturally want them to feel happy and that they have a lovely life. Hearing your happy cat purr, keeping them stress-free and enjoying life to the full is really important.
You may have noticed your cat eating grass. Don’t worry, they haven’t gone vegetarian! It’s perfectly normal - and there are a few theories as to why they are eating some greens!