Category: Health

World Diabetes Day

To mark World Diabetes Day we’re posting the article below by our partners from International Cat Care about taking care of cats with diabetes. Diabetes mellitus (or ‘sugar diabetes’) is a complicated condition caused by either an absolute or relative lack

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Five Toxic Autumn Plants to be Aware of if you Have Pets

* Originally published by katzenworld As in every season, our curious furry companions will naturally enjoy exploring their surroundings in autumn – particularly in gardens. Though autumnal plants may be wonderful to look at, they are not always safe for our

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How to help our arthritic cats

To mark World Arthritis Day we’re re-posting this blog about arthritis in cats. From the iCatCare Conference – written by Karen Juffermans Like people and dogs, aging cats can suffer from arthritis. In itself this doesn’t sound too surprising, but

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Do Cats’ Behaviours Change as They Age?

Just like humans, cats behaviours also change as they get older. “There are big changes that happen between kittenhood and adulthood as cats grow through developmental milestones, but also changes for senior cats as they go through the normal ageing

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World Kidney Day

To mark World Kidney Day we’re re-posting this blog about taking care of cats with kidney disease. From the iCatCare Conference: written by Karen Juffermans Chronic kidney disease is a common disease that affects over 30-40% of cats over 10

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Cats change their eating behaviour when moved from free access to restricted feeding

* From our partners at International Cat Care Limiting caloric intake is the basis of the standard approach to prevent obesity. Researchers investigated how cats’ feeding behaviour changes when they are switched from ad libitum (free access) to restricted feeding. One of

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Tried and tested by Dirk: delicious KatKin meals

* Originally written by Karen Juffermans for katzenworld.co.uk I’ve previously written about a new brand of cat food called KatKin. Run by brother and sister Brett and Nikki they create vet-formulated cat food with high quality ingredients and 95% meat content.

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Creating the world’s best food for cats

* Originally written by Karen Juffermans for katzenworld.co.uk That is the ambition behind KatKin, which is not just a new food brand but an entirely different way of looking at feeding our cats. In my work as a cat behaviourist and

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Are you and your home cat friendly?

On International Cat Day, 8 August, International Cat Care organised online events for cat owners and other cat lovers to learn more about cats and their needs. This year, their focus was specifically on making cats happy and how to

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Take Your Cat To The Vet Day

It is ‘Take Your Cat To The Vet Day’ today. This doesn’t mean we should all be taking our cats to the vet today, but it is important to take your cat to the vet for regular health checks. ‘Take Your Cat

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