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.
Choosing Your New Cat
Are you looking for a cat that loves adventure or a quiet companion who will while away the days with you? Learn more about choosing the right cat for you.
Giardia And Your Cat
Giardia are a type of protozoa – a microscopic, single-celled parasite – which lives in the small intestines. Affected cats can get nasty diarrhoea, as well as spreading the parasite to others – including us!
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.
How Old Is Your Cat In Human Years?
How old is my cat in human years?
Heartworms And Your Cat
Heartworms are thankfully not found in the UK, but are a risk for cats that travel abroad – although cats are at a much lower risk than dogs.
Helping Your Pet Cope In Groups Of People
We’d encourage pet owners to make sure their pet is in a safe, warm place, away from any potential stress inducing activity.
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.
Hookworms And Your Cat
Hookworms are a small type of roundworm. Despite their small size, however, they can still cause problems in our cats, although less frequently than in dogs.
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!