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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.
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.
Responsible cat ownership
Desexing, vaccinations, parasite treatment and regular vet visits are an essential part of responsible cat ownership and play an important role 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.
How to safely handle your cat
Cat respond best to gentle and respectful handling techniques.
Preparing for your new cat
Once you have decided that you are going to bring a cat into your life (after some research and careful thinking about whether a cat is right for you and how to look after a cat), it is important that you make some preparations before getting your cat/kitten.
Bringing your new cat home
Taking your new cat or kitten home is exciting, but there are a few things to consider for the best start.
Caring for elderly cats
As cats age they may start developing more health problems. The earlier these problems are recognised, the sooner something can be done to treat the problem, slow down progression, and make the cat more comfortable. However, recognising problems in cats is not always easy!
Vaccinations for cats
If you’ve adopted a cat or kitten, it’s important that you understand the different types of vaccinations available to them, and how these protect your pet’s health and wellbeing.