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Battersea Launches New Campaign to Raise Awareness and Celebrate Rescue Animals

* Originally published by katzenworld This Autumn, members of the public are being urged to show their support for rescue dogs and cats everywhere by getting involved in Battersea’s Wear Blue for Rescue campaign. The world leading animal welfare charity has

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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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Thinking of getting a cat?

* From our partners at International Cat Care During the COVID-19 pandemic many people adopted puppies or kittens. After all, what better time to adopt a pet than when you are spending so much time at home? It seemed like the

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Happy International Cat Day!

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Breed differences in behaviour traits

Research by Salonen et al (2019) examined whether behavioural differences exist among cat breeds and whether behaviour is heritable. There will likely always be a debate whether behaviour is determined by nature or nurture, though in all likelihood it is a

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A Good Night’s Sleep With Silentnight Pet Beds

* Originally written by Karen Juffermans for katzenworld.co.uk Can a cat ever have to many places to sleep? Dirk is looking at me sternly, which I guess means no. The more places to sleep, the better! Some cats never use

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What life is like when you’re a cat sitter

Written by Karen Juffermans and published on katzenworld.co.uk as well. I work as a cat sitter and it’s the best job in the world 🙂 People ask me whether I just feed and clean litter trays all day. Well, yes

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Bringing a new kitten home

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

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How to take 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 years old. This percentage is even higher in cats that are 15 years or older.

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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

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