Health benefits of desexing cats

Health Benefits of Desexing Cats

Every year, millions of healthy kittens and cats are euthanised behind the closed doors of shelters because there aren't enough homes. All of us must take responsibility and ensure our pets aren't contributing to...

Signs of Stress in Cats – The Many Ways Cats React

Despite their sassy reputation, cats are sensitive creatures who like stability in their lives. They become stressed easily, which can manifest in several ways. Cats can't tell you they are stressed, but they will...
Microchipping cats

Mutimodal Environmental Modification (MEMO) For Cats

What is multimodal environmental modification? MEMO is several stress reduction techniques recommended in the management of feline idiopathic cystitis, which is inflammation of the bladder. The term idiopathic means the underlying cause is not known,...
Ten reasons to adopt an adult cat from a shelter

Ten Reasons To Adopt An Adult Cat From A Shelter

Ten reasons to adopt an adult cat at a glance You know what you are getting An adult can be a better choice if you already have a cat They're better around young children ...
Kitten growth chart - Newborn to 8 weeks

Kitten Growth Chart – Newborn to 8 Weeks

Our visual guide shows the week to week changes in the growth and development of kittens from birth to 8 weeks. To view full size, right click and select view image. Related: Kitten development - detailed...
What are antibodies?

Titre Testing For Cats – What Is A Titre Test?

A titre (pronounced tighter) test is a measurement of how much antibodies a cat has against certain pathogens (disease-causing organisms). Antibodies are Y shaped proteins produced by B cells in response of an antigen...
Litter tray success

Five Steps to Litter Tray Success

At a glance Choose the right size litter tray Litter tray location Type of cat litter Keeping trays clean Number of litter trays   About One of the many reasons cats are so popular is their cleanliness....
Macro image of a cat microchip

Microchipping Cats – Everything You Need To Know

Microchipping is a permanent way to identify a cat so that if it becomes lost, injured or stolen, there is an easy way to reunite the cat with his or her family. The microchip...
Cat with brown eyes

Cat Eye Colours – Different Eye Colours in Cats

Overview The eyes are the window to your soul, and that applies to cats who have a  stunning variety of eye colours. All kittens are born with blue eyes, some will keep the blue eye...
Electrolyte imbalances in cats

Electrolyte Imbalances in Cats – Causes and Symptoms

What are electrolytes? Electrolytes are salts which dissolve into positive and negative charges (ions) which conduct electricity when in water. They perform many essential roles in the body, and when levels are too high or...