Quality Assurance you can rely on

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Quality Assurance you can rely on

Did you know that the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) provides a form of quality assurance for those who entrust their animals into the care of veterinary surgeons? The RCVS regulates the profession to ensure that members of the public and their animals are able to obtain veterinary services from veterinary surgeons who are… Read more »

Travelling to the Vets

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Transporting your cat to the vets is the first step in your cat’s appointment. The journey to the vets can often be stressful for cats meaning that they arrive at the surgery already distressed! There are many potential stressors that a cat can encounter on a trip to the vets, from the unfamiliar carrier, bumpy… Read more »

Parasites – Ticks

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Cat ticks are spider-like, egg-shaped, blood-sucking parasites! They have eight legs and vary in size from about 1mm to 1cm long, so they are visible and can often be felt on the cat’s coat. Ticks don’t fly or jump, but climb or drop onto your cat’s coat when they will attach to the skin by… Read more »

Cat Health Plan

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25% of UK adults have a cat; there is approximately 11.1 million cats in the UK alone – that’s a lot of cats! If we are bringing a cat into our home and more importantly into our hearts, we should do everything we can to ensure they look forward to a bright, healthy and long… Read more »

Parasites – Fleas

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The most common type of flea is the cat flea ​(Ctenocephalides felis​), although fleas from other spices may be found on cats occasionally. The best way to establish the presence of fleas is to comb the cat with a fine-toothed comb. If you do this over a white surface such as a large piece of… Read more »

What is the Purrfect Cat Insurance?

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It’s fair to say searching for cat insurance can be a bit of a minefield! How do we know what the best policy is for our purrfect cat? I did some research and searching one comparison site for a 3 month old male kitten with no previous illnesses and cover for accident and illness up… Read more »

Introducing Two Cats in One Household

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Introducing Two Cats in One Household

Are you thinking of welcoming a new cat into your home as a friend for your already much loved feline? We understand it can be very tempting to want to have a new kitten at home and it’s somewhat easy to romanticise the idea that your cats will become best friends at the first meeting… Read more »

Walking your cat on a lead

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Walking your cat on a lead

You have probably seen articles and videos of people taking their cats out for a walk with a lead and harness. It is becoming ever more popular, particularly in America. We thought we would present you with some information on this so you can make up your own mind whether you think this is of… Read more »

Is your cat an avid hunter?

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Is your cat an avid hunter

Is your cat an avid hunter, going out at all hours of the day trying to get itself a tasty snack? Do you find mice and birds lying around the house? Cats have years of evolution behind them and their hunting instincts are completely natural to them therefore as pet owners, despite the mess it… Read more »

Keeping Your Cat Warm in Cold Weather

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Keeping Your Cat Warm in Cold Weather

January and February can be quite cold months for all of us. As we can all wrap our warm, it isn’t quite as simple for our feline friends. We have come up with some great tips for helping your cat keep warm in these approaching cold weeks! Cats are clever creatures and in the winter… Read more »

Arthritis in Cats

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Arthritis in cats

Like humans, cats can suffer with certain illnesses as they get older. Arthritis is one of these illnesses and although it has only recently been diagnosed and treated in cats, it is invaluable for all cat owners to be aware of certain symptoms and how their vet may decide to treat the condition. You may… Read more »

The Bengal Cat

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The Bengal Cat

We can’t deny how beautiful Bengal cats are. With their stunning markings and very unique personalities they are a popular breed choice for many cat lovers. However, these felines are not just your standard lap cat and if you are thinking of getting a bengal we would strongly advise reading our below points about these… Read more »

Cat Nutrition

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Cat Nutrition

Finding the right food for your cat can be a real challenge, particularly if you haven’t owned a cat before! With so many different foods and brands available to purchase it can be confusing and difficult to work out exactly what is best for your cat. First and foremost it’s important for you to understand… Read more »

Moving With Your Cat

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Moving With Your Cat

As the new year has now kick started you may be starting to think about some exciting new things happening this year. Perhaps you are going to be re-locating to your dream home? Although it is an exciting prospect moving somewhere new and starting a new chapter of your life, this can be a scary… Read more »

Animals as Christmas Presents

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Animals as Christmas Presents

With the Christmas period now drawing to a close, we no doubt look at the many things Father Christmas bought us and think to ourselves “will I ever actually use this?” It’s not uncommon however for families to go out hunting for an animal as a Christmas gift. Whether it is a rabbit for their… Read more »

Fleas in Cats

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Fleas in Cats

As the nights are getting colder and your feline companions spend more time inside you may begin to notice your cat is scratching and chewing away at themselves a bit more than usual. Fleas are extremely common in all animals and can be picked up pretty much anywhere. Even indoor cats can catch fleas! The… Read more »

Christmas Decorations and Keeping Your Cat Safe

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Christmas Decorations and Keeping Your Cat Safe

It’s that time of year again… Hot chocolate by the fire, time with family and friends and of course, much needed rests with our cats after a busy year! Lots of you are no doubt starting to erect your Christmas Trees and blowing dust off Christmas Decorations from the loft and getting ready to get… Read more »