Care & Advice

Care and Advice

From the first day you bring your cat home, they’re a very special member of the family. So you want to make sure they’re happy and healthy. With our collection of informative articles you’ll find tips and advice for caring for them at every stage of their life.

Little extras add up

Little extras add up

When you sit down to enjoy some of your favourite snack foods it is quite hard not to be tempted to share them with your favourite four-legged friend.

Playing with your cat

Playing with your cat

If you own a cat , you may be wondering what they get up to you’re out.

Training kittens

Training kittens

Contrary to popular opinion, it’s possible to teach kittens some useful skills, such as recognising their name.

Good food for your kitten

Good food for your kitten

Kittens grow rapidly in the first six months of their life, developing 75 per cent of their adult body weight.

Feeding your indoor cat

Feeding your indoor cat

Indoor cats are usually less active and more prone to weight problems. Consider feeding your indoor cat food specifically tailored to her lifestyle.

Feeding your senior cat

Feeding your senior cat

As your cat becomes a senior, it’s time to rethink the feeding routine.

Kitten Feeding Routine

Developing a kitten feeding routine

Feeding your growing kitten specially formulated kitten food is an essential part of raising a happy and healthy cat.

Nutrition information

Nutrition information

As your cat passes through various life stages, their needs and lifestyle will change.

Feeding an adult cat

Feeding an adult cat

As your cat reaches maturity at about 12 months, it’s time to settle into a regular feeding routine.

Keeping your cat hydrated

Keeping your cat hydrated

Cats can be finicky when it comes to drinking water and it may often seem like they don’t drink enough.

Cat behaviour explained

Cat behaviour explained

Cats are fascinating creatures to live with but sometimes their behaviour intrigues, perplexes and even frustrates owners.

boredom busters

Boredom busters for cats

When the weather warms up, your cat will be left at home alone more often than in the colder months.

How do cats show love?

How do cats show love?

Cats can be affectionate towards their owners, seeking out our company and purring contentedly as they sit or sleep beside us.

Do cats dream?

Do cats dream?

If you’ve ever watched your cat sleeping, you may have wondered if they are dreaming. Cats do dream.

Why do cats hide?

Why do cats hide?

Have you ever wondered why your cat loves to get themselves into tight spaces?

Discover the meaning behind your cat's meow

The meaning behind the meow

Did you know that cats meow to people, but not to other cats?

Why do cats purr?

Why do cats purr?

We love to hear our cats purr. Have you ever wondered just how cats purr and why they do it?

Cat Toileting Problems

Cat Toileting Problems

Toileting is a normal function in an animal’s life.

De-stressing scared cats

De-stressing scared cats

When guests appear does your cat disappear?

Christmas gift ideas for your cat

Christmas gift ideas for your cat

If you’re looking for the perfect present for your cat this Christmas, we’ve made shopping easy!

Understanding cat emotions

Understanding cat emotions

Scientists have recently agreed that identifying the emotions of an animal can help to understand their behaviour.

Top 3 Christmas gifts in pet specialty

Top 3 Christmas gifts in pet specialty

If you’re looking for the perfect present for your cat this Christmas, we’ve made shopping easy!

Household dangers to cats

Household dangers to cats

You may think you live in an environment free from cat dangers, but every home is a potential minefield of hazards for your cat.

Playful pets

Playful pets

All pet owners enjoy watching the playful antics of their pets.

How to groom a cat

How to groom a cat

Getting involved in your cat’s grooming routine can bring the two of you closer together.

Cat dental care

Cat dental care

Healthy teeth and gums makes for a healthy cat. Your vet will check your cat’s teeth during their annual checkup.

Vaccinations

Vaccinations

It’s a no-brainer, but your cat must be immunised to protect her from harmful, sometimes fatal, disease.

Creating a cat first aid kit

Creating a cat first aid kit

Being prepared for little accidents is an important part of caring for your cat. A well-stocked first aid kit will help you deal with an emergency.

Caring for your cat

Caring for your cat

To help prevent health concerns in your cat, you should get into the habit of checking your cat regularly for any changes or signs of illness.

Cat first aid

Cat first aid

Confronted with a life threatening situation, knowing how to administer emergency first aid is crucial in those first few minutes.

FLUTD: Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

One of the biggest health concerns amongst cat owners is often the urinary tract health of their cat.

Eight steps to the perfect kitten

Eight steps to the perfect kitten

Looking after kittens can seem a little daunting especially if it’s your first time. Here are eight tips to make life a little easier for you.

Cat training - it's easier than you think

Cat training – it’s easier than you think

When we consider training, we automatically think of dogs. Yet, cats can be trained.  

Warning signs for cat health problems

Warning signs for cat health problems

Check your cat regularly for any early warning signs that might indicate an underlying health problem.

Paralysis ticks and cats

Paralysis ticks and cats

When Dr Joanne Righetti found her cat Leo sitting quietly at the bottom of the garden one Sunday morning, she knew something was wrong.

Treating and Preventing Fleas

Treating and Preventing Fleas

The warm weather of spring and summer are usually a time when pet owners turn their attention to fleas.