When it comes to eating, playing and doing their business, cats need clearly defined areas for their everyday activities. In this article, we explain how to arrange your cat’s various objects to create the perfect environment. Does your cat insist on sleeping on a piece of furniture rather than in their basket? Do they still prefer the back of your couch to their scratching post? This doesn’t necessarily mean that your cat is temperamental.
What makes a cat intelligent? And how can you measure and develop their intelligence? Read on to find out more! Humankind has long been attempting to measure the intelligence of different species of animals, often with the aim of proving that the human species is superior in this area. Dogs and monkeys have thus been the subject of many studies, but cats have for the most part been ignored.
Some cats are particularly prone to motion sickness, but this problem can be avoided. We’ve compiled a list of solutions on how to make it easier to travel by car with your cat. Whether it’s to bring your cat to the vet or because you’re heading away on holiday, each time you have to take puss in the car, your heart sinks. Like many cats, your favourite ball of fur suffers from motion sickness. But don’t despair – a number of solutions exist!
Like us humans, cats can catch a nasty cold from time to time. In this post, we advise you on how to look after your cat when they’re feeling under the weather. Bouts of sneezing and a runny nose are both sure signs your cat has caught a cold. When this happens us, we know exactly what to do. But when our cats are struck by the same plight, we’re not so sure how to proceed. Fear not! Read on and you’ll soon know exactly what to do.
If you’d like to combine your love of cats with a good deed, why not volunteer to become a foster family for cats! Have you always dreamed of having a cat, but don’t have the possibility of adopting one at the moment? Perhaps you would simply like to do a good deed and get involved in the feline cause. If so, you may be interested in fostering one or more cats on a temporary basis from a cat rescue association.
What should you do if your cat suffers a minor or major injury? Here we outline the basic gestures for attending to your cat. Like ourselves, cats are not immune to the risk of a minor or serious accident, particularly domestic and road accidents. Depending on the nature of the injury, it may be necessary to act very quickly. As a cat owner, you can learn some of the basic gestures to provide first aid to your pet in the event of an accident.
What steps do you need to take when your cat dies? And how should you grieve the loss of your pet? Read on for our advice. Nobody likes thinking about the death of their cat in the future. It can be extremely difficult to cope with such a tragic event. However, there are a number of practical issues that need to be dealt with, particularly regarding your cat’s remains.
After too little sleep and too much food, now is the time for you and your cat to resume your healthy habits after the holiday season. 2018 is already here and, like each new year, it’s often a time we make new resolutions after over-indulging during the Christmas holidays. But what about puss? While your cat may not have sipped on champagne over the past fortnight, their daily routine has no doubt been somewhat disrupted.
Humans are not the only ones that suffer from indigestion. When fed overly rich or inappropriate food, cats can also suffer from digestive trouble. Over-indulging affects your cat too, but it should be taken a lot more seriously. Indigestion is one of the main risks facing your cat at Christmas time. Here’s how you should deal with it, should the situation arise.
Christmas is one of the most dangerous times of the year for cats. Here’s our advice on how to keep your cat safe during the holiday season. We all know that Christmas is an extremely busy period for shop owners, but it’s also a hectic time for vets. All the things that contribute to making our Christmas so special - such as the beautiful decorations and sumptuous meals - are a also a potential source of danger for our pets and particularly cats.