Feline Dementia


Cats

My lovely cat Sammy had been a wonderful companion for many years. I had found him at Battersea Cats and Dogs home when he was approximately 2 years old. But when he reached the grand old age of 17, he began acting strangely and didn’t seem like the old Sam.

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

The Rise of the Sausage Cat


Cats

Sausage Cats – Would You Buy One? There’s a worrying new trend for breeding cats with short legs. The cats have a defective gene which can mean that their legs are as short as 3 inches. It won’t surprise you to hear that the popularity of these felines is being driven by celebrities who post […]

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Smoking and Pets


Dogs

Second-hand Smoke is Killing Pets Not only are smokers risking their own health, they are also having a serious effect on the health of their pets. The chemicals in second-hand smoke are hazardous to the blood and organs of all pets including fish and increase their risk of developing cancer, lung disease and heart trouble. […]

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Travelling by Car with Your Cat


Cats

Travelling by Car with Your Cat People think nothing of jumping in their car and setting off for another journey. Unfortunately, cats will have a very different view of life on the road. They won’t understand what is happening and will dislike being confined to their carrier. The whole process can be really distressing, even […]

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Superstition and Black Cats


Cats

Black Cats Struggle to Find Homes Black cats have long been associated with good luck but animal shelters report that it can take longer to home a black moggie than many other cats. Cats Protection have established that black cats have to wait 22% longer to find new homes than their white or tabby friends. […]

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Pet Travel and Brexit


Dogs

Pet Travel and Brexit Most of us would have regularly raised an eyebrow or two at the bureaucracy associated with the EU. There did seem to be an incessant stream of new rules and regulations regarding just about every aspect of our lives. Whilst the imposition of Europe wide regulations had its draw backs and […]

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

How to Introduce a New Cat to Your Home


Cats

How to Introduce a New Cat to Your Home Cats are often described as being solitary and territorial animals which do not get along with other cats. But the truth is that cats which grow up together almost always develop a good relationship and it is also possible to successfully introduce a new cat to […]

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

How To Do A Health Check On Your Cat


Cats

As a cat owner you are responsible for checking your cat is in good health. If you detect any issues it is important you don’t delay taking them to the vet. It’s useful to do regular health checks to identify any issues early. Here are the key areas you need to check when doing a […]

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Health Products For Cats


Cats

Want to keep your cat’s health in top condition? There are lots of products to help improve your cat’s health and Wellbeing, as well as solutions for specific health and behavioural problems. Here are some of our health products to help your cat feel at their best. 

Monday, August 26th, 2013