Tag: cat vet

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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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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Grimace scale helps determine whether cats are in pain

Sometimes it’s obvious your cat is in pain. Your cat may be howling, growling or hissing at you when you touch it in a painful spot. However, it is often less obvious they are in pain. After an injury or

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Keep your cats safe: antifreeze poisoning

December is here and so is the cold weather! We’ve had the first nights of frost here in London and many people – though not cat sitters – are hoping for a white Christmas! This time of year it’s important

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Giving your cat pills

As cat sitters we regularly need to give pills to our clients’ cats. Some cats have a reputation for spitting out the pills even when they have seemingly swallowed it. They walk away and when you walk over to see

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ICatCare Photography Competition

International Cat Care has just launched its 2019 Photography Competition. This year it’s all about the relationship between cats and people. “We tend to think of our relationship with cats as that of pet and owner, but cats and humans

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Taking your cat to the vet: getting them in the carrier

Last week I shared a post about Dirk’s new cat carrier. We both like it and getting Dirk in the carrier is now a lot less stressful. I used to have a regular carrier (see picture) and Dirk sometimes sat

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Cat Friendly Clinics

From International Cat Care 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

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