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 them like an expert and enjoy a long and happy life with this most enigmatic of pets. Read our expert advice articles below to help keep them happy and healthy. Our advice articles range from choosing your cat to caring for your cat’s teeth. At Vets4Pets we cover all veterinary aspects of caring for your cat from vaccinations to dental care. Find out more by clicking on the articles below.
Many of the things we have around the house can potentially have devastating consequences for our pets. Some things we can tolerate can be damaging to them.
Lily Poisoning In Cats
Unfortunately, lilies and cats are a harmful mix. Even cleaning the pollen from their fur can be enough to send cats into critical illness.
Permethrin Poisoning In Cats
Permethrin is one of the most commonly reported poisonings in cats worldwide. A commonly used ingredient in flea-control products for dogs, cats are incredibly sensitive to permethrin, and up to 40% of cats who come into contact with it may die or have to be put to sleep.
Paracetamol Poisoning In Cats
We often think of our feline friends as being an extended part of our family. We share many things with them; our home, our love and occasionally even some of our dinner! While sharing our lives with cats is intensely rewarding, not everything we do as humans can be shared with our cats.
Antifreeze Poisoning In Cats
Sadly, antifreeze is hugely toxic to cats, and every year cats across Britain are seriously ill or die from antifreeze poisoning.