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Brown tabby cat with green eyes lying on a scratching tower, tries to catch the tail of another cat

Should I Get a Cat Scratcher? A Guide to Cat Scratchers

As all cat parents know, cats love to scratch. Whether it’s against your sofa, furniture, carpet or a cat scratcher post, scratching is a part of your cat’s natural instincts. Investing in a scratcher is a great way to help save your furniture or carpet from getting destroyed, while also keeping your cat happy and healthy. There are many options when it comes to choosing a cat scratcher, so how you do you find the one that best suited to...

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Happy kitten cat likes being stroked by woman's hand. The British Shorthair

20 Cat Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Cats are fascinating creatures, with many unique quirks, behaviours and history. Their mysterious personalities and cute looks makes them an extremely popular pet. According to the ‘Petmania Pet & Lifestyle Survey 2021’, almost 28 per cent of respondents have a cat in their home. 59 per cent of owners said they got a cat for companionship, while 16 per cent said their cat keeps mice at bay. Most cats, 67 per cent, live indoors. Companionship and joy are the...

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Gray Cat Enjoying Fresh Catnip Outside

What is Catnip and How Does It Affect My Cat?

Many people have heard of catnip, but may not know what it actually does to cats or the science behind it. Essentially, it is a herb that is a member of the mint family. It works by travelling to the cat’s vomeronasal gland (an extra scent organ at the roof of their mouth) that allows scents to be carried to the brain. Deriving from Europe and Asia, ‘nepeta cararia’ has long been associated with cats—the Latin name even means ‘of...

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black and white cat wearing a red collar in amongst the leaves during autumn

Choosing a Collar for your Cat

It can be tricky finding a collar for your cat, especially for adult cats who may never have worn a collar before. If your cat is an outdoor feline who loves to explore, it’s important to give them a collar and ID tag should they ever go missing. Even if your cat primarily stays indoors, if they ever do accidentally wander off, someone may think your cat is a stray and take her to a rescue shelter. With an...

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How to Get Your Cat to Exercise

How to Get Your Cat to Exercise! Regular exercise is essential to help keep your cat fit and healthy, and is critical to preventing your kitty from gaining excessive weight. If your cat has a body condition score of 6-7, introducing more activity into her day is going to be an essential part of getting her back to a healthy weight. Indoor vs. Outdoor Cats Outdoor cats tend to be more active than their indoor siblings, which will typically mean that they...

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Body Condition Score for Cats

What is Your Cat's Body Condition Score, and how you can check it at home? The Body Condition Score is an international scale, widely used to assess whether or not your cat is under weight, over weight, or at an ideal level. In this post, we talk you though the scale, from 1-9, and with the help of Veterinarian Carol Doyle, show you how you can assess your cat's Body Condition Score at home. The Body Condition Score is the first...

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Preventing Weight Gain in Your Cat

 Preventing Your Cat from Gaining Excessive Weight Too much food compared to the actual energy needed is typically the cause of weight gain in cats. So how much is too much? Every cat is different, but your cat’s food requirements will be influenced by their age; activity level and lifestyle. 1. Choosing The Right Cat Food For Your Cat Not all cat foods are the same and choosing the right food for your cat’s life stage is the first step to preventing...

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