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Beat the heat – Keeping pets safe during the hot summer months
During the hot summer months, it is important to remember that this season can present some challenges and problems to your animals. Here are our tips on helping your pet stay happy, healthy and cool during summer.
Desexing your companion animals saves lives
Every year, thousands of companion animals are euthanised across New Zealand because there are simply not enough homes for the huge numbers of animals bred around the country.
Advantages of desexing your companion animal
There are lots of advantages to desexing your pets, apart from preventing the birth of unwanted animals.
Common questions about desexing your companion animal
There are lots of advantages to desexing your pets - here we answer some of the most common questions about desexing and dispel some of the myths around getting your pet spayed or neutered.
Is a cat the right companion animal for you?
Cats can make delightful pets, but before you decide to take on this new responsibility, please look into and consider carefully the needs of cats and remember that these animals will rely on you to meet their needs every day of the year.
Tips on moving house with a cat
Moving can be a stressful experience for both cats and owners. Here are some tips to make things easier.
Creating an enriching home environment for your cat
Cats may be kept indoors, indoors and outdoors but confined to your property, or as indoor/outdoor cats that are allowed to roam beyond your property. There are pros and cons to each of these choices of environment for your cat.
What to feed your cat or kitten
Cats need a premium food for energy, health and happiness. Cats at different stages in their life need different types of food. Here are some tips on what to feed.
Keeping your cat healthy
Desexing, vaccinations, parasite treatment and regular vet visits all play their part in keeping your cat or kitten healthy.
Understanding your cat's behaviour
Cats cannot be physically forced or manipulated to do what you want and they do not respond to punishment. Here are some tips on teaching your cat without punishment.