Tag: catsitter

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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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

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