Blog

Getting a new kitten

New Kitten This article is written by: TheFinchleyVet Getting a new kitten is an extremely exciting time for everyone involved. Just like when you get a new puppy, there are some things that you should consider before you go out to

Posted in Kittens Tagged with: , , , , ,

Can cats tolerate milk?

It is often debated among cat owners whether cats can tolerate milk. Indeed, there are cats who tolerate milk, while others can not. The same problem is known in humans and here we know what the cause is. When the

Posted in All About Cats, Interesting Facts Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Interesting Facts

Scientific name: Felis catus Size: The average house cat is eight to eleven pounds, but you can have a petite six-pound calico or a big 15-pound Maine Coon cat. Lifespan: Indoor cats regularly live to be 15, and some kitties

Posted in All About Cats, Interesting Facts Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Cat Friendly Clinics

Because of their unique nature and needs, taking a cat to a veterinary clinic can be very stressful, both for the cat and also the owner. Our Cat Friendly Clinic programme is designed to help address these issues by creating

Posted in Health Tagged with: , , , , ,

Kedi – Film review

Kedi (an Ottoman Turkish word for ‘cat’) – is a new documentary from Director Ceyda Torun. Stunningly filmed, it views the lives of 7 street cats living in Istanbul through the eyes of the local people who care for them.

Posted in Latest News Tagged with: , , , ,

How to take care of cats with kidney disease

From the iCatCare Conference: written by Karen Jufferman Chronic kidney disease is a common disease that affects over 30-40% of cats over 10 years old. This percentage is even higher in cats that are 15 years or older. Although the

Posted in Health Tagged with: , , , , ,

Why do cats play with their prey?

We hope you enjoy your Wednesday Why 😉 This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare It’s been suggested that cats play more with ‘dangerous’ prey such as rats in order to practice manipulation and handling while avoiding being bitten.

Posted in Behaviour, Why Do Cats.. Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Firework Season

Information from ICatCare about Cats and fireworks 80% of owners think their pets are frightened of fireworks yet over 25% do nothing to help… With less than a week to go until Bonfire Night take a look at our tips

Posted in Latest News Tagged with: , , ,

Why do cats bring home dead prey?

Wednesday Why day 😉 This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare A cat is, and always will be, a predator. We may selectively breed for the cute attributes they display indoors but let any cat out and he will

Posted in Behaviour, Why Do Cats.. Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Playing with your cat – Part 4 (of 4)

Sunday – KITI Fun Day This post is written by ICatCare | @ICatCare Playing with kittens If you have a kitten it is important to teach basic good manners – cats should be discouraged from scratching, clawing or biting. This

Posted in Behaviour, Play Tagged with: , , , , , , ,