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Seasonal Cat Care

Sharing Sure Petcare data with your cat sitter

Sure Petcare’s connected range of pet products store data on your cat’s activity and feeding behaviour, which can be useful to your cat sitter whilst you are away from home.

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How a cat sitter can prepare for looking after someone else’s cat

Looking after someone else’s cat whilst they are on holiday can be rewarding and great fun, but it’s important to ensure that you are well prepared for the task. Here are a few things to consider.

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How owners can prepare for holidays away from their pets

When you go away on holiday, it can be difficult leaving your pet behind at home, especially if you consider your pet to be a member of the family. Take a look at these top tips to help you feel more confident about leaving your pet at home while you go away.

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How to stay connected with your cat while you are away

When you go on holiday, you like to know that your cat is happy while you are away, but this can be difficult to keep on top of without contacting your cat sitter every five minutes. Sure Petcare has developed a range of app-controlled pet products that can help you stay connected with your pet while you are away. These products enable you to see what your pet gets up to wherever you are for peace of mind.

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Going away? Prepare your cat and choose the perfect cat sitter

Before you go on holiday, you will need to make preparations to ensure your cat stays happy and healthy while you're away.

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Looking after your cat’s food and water in the winter

During the winter, the cold weather outdoors and the warmth of the house indoors can have an effect on your cat’s food and water sources. Take a look at these top tips to ensure your cat has access to fresh food and water throughout the winter.

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Preparing your cat for the school holidays

When the kids are at school and you are at work, your cat probably has long periods of time during the day when they are on their own. But when the school holidays hit, your home can become a bit chaotic, which can be unsettling for your cat. Here’s how to ensure your cat copes with the change.

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Heat stroke in cats – symptoms and prevention

When the temperatures soar, we need to keep a close eye on our cats to ensure they don’t suffer from heat stroke. Heat stroke is when a cat’s body temperature rises. Below you will find the symptoms to look out for and how to prevent heat stroke in cats.

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Managing the clock change for your cats

When the clocks change, many cats won’t notice the difference. You might put their food down an hour earlier or later or arrive home from work at a different time. Cats sleep for around 16 hours a day, and when they’re awake they might be outside exploring. They have a routine, but will they really notice if you change yours?

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Caring for your cat in extreme weather

Destinations around the world have recently experienced extreme weather conditions. Flooding and mudslides have affected areas of California. The east coast of the US has been battered by blizzards and many states across America have had record low temperatures. Meanwhile, Australia has endured its third hottest year on record. During such extreme weather, what can we do to ensure our cats’ safety?

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Feline weight loss tips

A new year, a new you - that’s the mantra we often try to live by when another New Year comes around. How often have we set ourselves a weight loss themed New Year’s resolution only to forget about it and give up by February? If only you’d had someone there to help you along the way - perhaps you would’ve been more successful.

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New Year's Resolutions for Your Cat

Happy New Year! Many of us have resolutions for the new year, but have you considered the feline members of your family? While a new year and a fresh start is often a great motivator for us to take another look at our goals and push them forward, it is actually the perfect time to consider your cats and their health and happiness.

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Common Christmas Cat-astrophes! - Tips for keeping your cat safe this Christmas

With your Christmas tree up and adorned with beautiful, shiny tinsel and ornaments, an arrangement of gifts beneath it, and a fridge and pantry stocked to the brim with a range of Christmas fare, it is very easy to get carried away with planning and to forget your feline family.

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Christmas & Feline Stress - Tips for keeping your cat happy this Christmas

With the Christmas season in full swing, it is very easy to get tied up in the excitement of decorating the house, selecting gifts and getting started with Christmas food prep. As a cat owner, it’s very important to remember that Christmas can potentially be a very stressful time for your cat with a lot of change and visitors over the period of several weeks.

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Keeping your cat safe at Halloween

Halloween is a fun time for us humans. Dressing up, strangers coming to the door for trick or treat may be fun for you, but for your cat it will be intimidating, stressful and confusing.

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Prepare early for winter – your cat will thank you!

By the end of summer, daylight hours gradually decrease and can be dangerous, and stressful, for your cat. Like us humans, cats are sensitive to seasonal changes and the autumn months are the perfect time to help your cat adapt to the winter months. Here are a few tips to help you prepare.

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Protecting your cat during firework season

Around Halloween, Bonfire Night and New Year’s Eve you should take extra precautions to ensure your cat stays safe from fireworks. Cats can find fireworks frightening and the loud noises they make can lead to stress.

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How to keep flies off wet cat food

At any time of the year it can be difficult to keep a cat’s food fresh, but in the summer months, flies can also be a problem. Some cats will only eat wet food and prefer to graze throughout the day rather than eat all their food as soon as it’s served. Exposed food degrades more quickly in the heat. It also attracts flies that can lay eggs on your cat’s food. So what can you do to keep the flies at bay?

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Neuter your cat to prevent unwanted kittens

Every year, thousands of unwanted kittens are taken to rehoming shelters. With lots of kittens taking up valuable space in shelters, older cats are often overlooked, as kittens are more likely to be adopted. Neutering your cat will help to reduce the kitten population.

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Keeping your cat cool in hot weather

Cats often love to bask in the sun on hot summer days, but dehydration and heatstroke can be a problem if your cat doesn't get enough water and shade. Protect your cat by following our top tips on keeping him cool this summer.

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How to make sure your cat is happy when you go on holiday

If you are planning a holiday, there are two options for your cat; either you get a friend or neighbour to drop by to care for them, or you house them in a cattery for the duration of your holiday. Take a look at our tips below to ensure that your cat has a good holiday too!

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Caring for your cat in spring

As the weather improves and the days grow longer, your cat might start spending more time outside. Take a look at our top tips to ensure your cat stays healthy and happy this spring.

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Caring for your cat in winter

During the cold winter months it’s important to ensure that your cat is happy and well cared for by keeping him warm and ensuring he has access to plenty of resources. Take a look at our top tips to help your cat through the cold snap.

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