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.
Where Should I Get My New Cat From?
If you do decide you definitely want a cat, the next consideration is where you might get your cat from. You should consider both breeders and rescue centres.
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.
Learn more about pet diabetes from what signs should you look out for, to how to treat a pet that has been diagnosed with diabetes.
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.
Body Condition Scoring
Body condition scoring is a system developed by vets to help you assess if your dog, cat or rabbit is the correct weight.
Brushing Cats' and Dogs' Teeth
Brushing your pet’s teeth for a few minutes each day is the best way of preventing painful dental problems. Prevention is better than cure!
Bringing Your New Kitten Home
Making sure you have everything you need will help your new kitten be a part of the family straight away. Read more here.
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.
Mites And Your Cat
Mites live on the skin of your cat, and can make them itchy, uncomfortable and looking less than their best. Keeping your cat mite-free will keep them feeling and looking great!
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.