Tag: health

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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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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Helping Pets With Seizures and Epilepsy

Pets can have epilepsy and get seizures too. Watching your pet have a seizure can be very upsetting. Many of our cat sitters have dealt with seizures in cats at some point. Fortunately, we are first-aid trained so we know

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Covid-19 & Cats: an update from International Cat Care

* From our partners at International Cat Care International Cat Care was very concerned to read the BBC news report published 8/4/2020 presenting advice to keep cats indoors during the COVID-19 pandemic. The article was alarmist and has since been

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COVID-19 advice for cat owners

* Information from our friends at International Cat Care As we mentioned in our post last week, there is no evidence that pets can become ill from the disease or be a source of infection for humans. However, carrying on with

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Can pets spread coronavirus?

With the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), there has been some speculation as to whether dogs or cats can become infected. However, the latest information from the World Health Organisation (WHO) is that there is absolutely no evidence that

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New Year Pet Resolutions

* From our friends at Katzenworld Is your pet on the portly side? With Christmas over, you might be thinking about setting a New Year’s resolution. It’s also a great time for your pet to join in too! Research from

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