15th October 2018
Cats are solitary creatures by nature and may struggle to live with other cats, let alone a dog. But many of us pet lovers have cats and dogs in the same household. Sometimes they will become friends, and sometimes they’ll merely tolerate one another. Here are some tips to ensure your cat and your dog can live together as harmoniously as possible.
16th August 2018
If you are going on holiday and you have decided to house your cat in a cattery, you will want to find a reputable place that will give you confidence that your cat will be well cared for when you are away from home. These tips will ensure that you find a professional cattery that you are happy with.
1st August 2018
When you take your cat to the vet, transporting them in a cat carrier is the safest way for them to travel. It will ensure yours and their safety whilst in the car. It’s a good idea to familiarise your cat with a carrier prior to using it out of the house so that they are more relaxed when the time comes to using it out and about.
25th July 2018
Many of us leave our cats at home with a pet sitter when we go on holiday so that they can feel more relaxed in their home environment rather than in a cattery. Take a look at these top tips to ensure your cat is as comfortable as can be whilst you are away.
19th July 2018
Have you ever wondered what your cat gets up to while you are on holiday? Do you wonder if their habits change while you are absent?
11th July 2018
If you are going on holiday and you are unable to take your pet with you, you will need to find a suitable pet sitter to look after your furry friend while you are away. Hiring a pet sitter rather than putting your cat or dog into a cattery or kennel means that your pet can be cared for in your own home, which will be much more relaxing for your pet.
23rd May 2018
A new environment can be stressful for any cat so when you adopt one, be prepared for a settling in period of a few weeks (or more). By making sure your home is all ready for your new cat, you can ensure the transition from rescue centre to house runs as smoothly as possible.
7th February 2018
If you live in a flat with a balcony, have you ever thought about giving your cat access to it so they have a wider territory to explore? A balcony can give your cat much needed fresh air and extra enrichment to keep them happy and healthy. Cats should be supervised whilst they explore the balcony, and if you are renting, be sure to ask the landlord before making any significant changes.
25th October 2017
Black cats are subject to superstition and are the least likely to be adopted. They are often overlooked for more colourful or traditional cats such as tabby cats or ginger cats. Black cats are sometimes associated with bad luck or witches, but don’t believe it!
29th May 2015
When pet microchipping was introduced it was designed as a way to permanently identify a pet, ensuring that lost pets could be returned to their owners more reliably. Remarkably the same technology is used today but the modern applications of that same technology have additional benefits for your pet.
23rd March 2015
Turning your home into a cat-friendly environment can be a benefit to your cat’s health and well-being. If their home is not suited to their needs, they can become stressed and spray on your furniture or develop stress-related illnesses such as feline cystitis. It doesn’t take much to make your home a great place for you and your pets to relax together. Find out how to ensure your home is suited to your cat’s needs.
28th August 2014
The prospect of a new kitten is exciting, but before you bring them home, be sure to buy everything they will need in advance, such as a cat carrier, kitten food, food/water bowls, a cat bed, a scratching post and cat toys. The more prepared you are, the more comfortable your kitten will be in their new surroundings.
28th August 2014
Some cats might find the arrival of a baby more difficult to deal with than others, especially older cats that are set in their ways. But with a little planning, there are ways to alleviate the upset that the arrival of your new baby might have on your cat. Start making these changes gradually, before the arrival of your baby so that your cat doesn’t become overwhelmed.
28th August 2014
Moving house can be a stressful time, but what can you do to minimise the stress on your cat? If you are a cat owner that will soon be moving house, take a look at our tips below to ensure the move runs smoothly for both you and your pet.