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Primordial pouch

Primordial Pouch (Cat Belly Flap) – What is it?

Many cats have a loose flap of skin which runs along the length of the belly, but is most pronounced towards the rear, just...
Adopt a less adoptable pet week

Adopt A Less Adoptable Pet Week

24th - 30th September is Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week, which highlights the plight of those pets who aren't as adoptable younger and...
Check the chip day

Check the Chip Day

August 15th is Check the Chip day. This day serves as an important reminder for pet owners to check that their pet's microchip is...
How to say thank you to a veterinarian

How To Thank A Veterinarian

We all know our veterinarians and their staff perform miracles. Many will go out on a limb to help an animal in need, be...
Why do cats knock things over?

Why do cats knock things over?

Growing up, our two Siamese cats lived with an invisible cat by the name of Gravity. Gravity was responsible for all cat-related accidents in...

Cat Bites – A Scared or Injured Cat Has the Potential to Bite

Warning...vent ahead! We recently fostered a lovely cat but unfortunately one of our own cats took an instant dislike to him and would pick a...

Adopt a Shelter Pet Day – How You Can Help

Continuing on with the updates on cat-related days, April 30 is Adopt a Shelter Pet Day.  I think every day should be adopt a...
World stray animals day

World Stray Animals Day

April 4th marks World Stray Animals Day, a day to reflect upon those animals less fortunate than our pampered pets and ask ourselves what...

Flowers Which Are Non-Toxic to Cats

People who share their homes with cats must be aware that many flowers which are popular in floral arrangements or as potted plants are...
Respect your cat day

Respect Your Cat Day – How To Show Your Cat Respect

March 28th is a special day for cats, it is Respect Your Cat Day. Isn't every day respect your cat day, you ask? Well,...

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Signs of chronic kidney disease in cats

Warning Signs of Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

Kidney (renal) disease is a loss of function of the kidneys which are responsible for filtering toxins from the blood. It can be acute...
Cat limping

Cat Limping – Common Causes of Lameness in Cats

Limping is a common symptom and can affect the front or the hind limbs. It can be acute (sudden onset) or chronic (slow and...
Why do cats bury their waste?

Why Do Cats Bury Their Poop?

Cats may have been domesticated for nine thousand years but they haven't lost many of their wild ways and that extends to their toileting...

How Does Catnip Work & Why Do Cats Love It?

Nepeta cataria, commonly known as catnip, catmint, field balm or catswort is a vigorous perennial herb which belongs to the genus Nepeta, a part...
Five pillars of a healthy feline environment

Five Pillars of a Healthy Feline Environment

At a glance Five Pillars of a Healthy Feline Environment Provide a safe place Provide multiple and separated key environmental resources Provide opportunity for play...