Cat advice articles
Cats have been popular household pets for thousands of years, so if you share your home with a feline friend, you’re joining an ancient tradition! Whether your cat is a cuddly kitten or an elderly bundle of love, we’ll help you care for it like an expert and enjoy a long and happy life with this most enigmatic of pets.
Moving House With Your Pet
Moving home is a stressful time for everyone, but it can be easy to forget how big an impact moving house can have on your pet.
Bring a new cat home will be very different depending on if you already have a cat, or if you don’t, and if you are introducing a kitten or an adult cat. Making sure the needs of your cat or cats are all met, and that any relationships are harmonious, can be tricky but hard-work and effort early on will pay huge dividends.
Introducing Puppies To Cats
Getting a puppy is a really exciting time, but not all the family may share your enthusiasm! Cats especially can be very sensitive to change, and making sure they have time and space to get used to your new arrival is key to helping the whole family adjust.
The Kitten Socialisation Period
Learn how to introduce your kitten to new experiences and socialise them during their socialisation period with useful pet health advice from Vets4Pets.
Cognitive Dysfuncation (Dementia) In Cats
Did you know that old cats, just like older people, can have problems with dementia? In our feline friends, this is called Cognitive Dysfunction, and it’s more common than you might think! In fact, nearly a third of 11-14 year old cats might be showing some signs.
Did you know cat litter has only been around since the 1950’s? With the invention of litter trays, smart feeders, microchip cat flaps and cat trees, to name a few, we now have much more freedom in how we choose to set up our cats’ environments.
Letting Your Kitten Outside For The First Time
Knowing when and how to let your kitten outside can help you have peace of mind as you introduce your little bundle to the big wide world!
Litter Training Your Kitten
If you're going to have a happy home and a clean kitten in your life your pet needs to be able to use a litter tray, find out more about our training tips.
Cat Flap Training
Cat flaps are a great way to allow your cat to come and go as they please, and as most are lockable you can still choose to keep them inside if you need to – for a pending vet visit, for example!
Playing With Your Kitten
Every kitten loves to play so keep yours happy and active by playing ball, dangling strings and generally playing your part in keeping it entertained.