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How to Choose & Use a Scratching Post for Your Cat

As a cat owner few things are more annoying then your cat not using their scratching post but instead scratching your bed, sofa, carpet, wallpaper or really anything BUT the scratching post! I loved this scratching barrel, it looked very

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Letting your cat/kitten outside for the first time

* From our partners at International Cat Care When given the choice, most cats would love to spend some, or all, of their time outdoors. After all, they can engage in behaviour that we often don’t like inside the home, such

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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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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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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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Do cats recognise their names?

* From our partners at International Cat Care As cat owners we naturally give our pet cats their own names. Sometimes fairly simple names ranging to quite unique and quirky choices! Most owners would agree that their cats seem to recognise

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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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International Cat Day is next week!

The 8th of August marks International Cat Day! A day to celebrate all of our kitties 🙂 International Cat Day was originally created in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare as a way to celebrate the relationship that

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Our favourite fiction books about cats

* From our partners at International Cat Care & our opinion The Silent Miaow – Paul Gallico Paul Gallico was the very first president of International Cat Care, which at the time was called the Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB). He’s

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