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  Many rescues struggle with the weight of too many abandoned senior cats, who are sadly overlooked just because of their age. But an adult or eldery cat can be the ideal match for first-time cat owners, or those who work - see why below!   Older cats are typically waiting far longer in rescue centres, causing their stress levels to rise whilst waiting for a new home. ...

You have probably thought about the old saying "fight like cat and dog". And have surely questioned the validty of such popular belief. Don't worry, you are not the only one who has ever thought that way, Most people are really convinced about the stereotypical hateful relationship shared by dogs and cats. The truth, however, is far from it.   Nature While...

Are you single? Looking for the perfect partner? Why don't you stop at the nearest animal shelter and adopt a cat? Oh, so you still need more reasons? In that case, we're going to grab some ideas from SPCA Auckland, in New Zealand that will certainly convince you that a cat is the ideal companion to live with.   The kiwi cat rescuers have so many cats on their facilitie...

CATS IN ANCIENT EGYPT   1. A new study, conducted by scientists in 2014 suggests that the ancient Egyptians cared for domesticated cats as long ago as in 3,700 BC. Until recent times it was thought that cats were first domesticated in the African country around 1,950 BC.   2. Evidence of pet felines has also been found in China, indicating farmers cared for cats in 3,3...

Many of our pets find the taste of antifreeze very attractive. But ingesting the smallest amount of it can cause severe kidney failure and ultimately, death, especially in cats. The RSPCA and International Cat Care (formerly Feline Advisory Bureau) are involved in a campaign to remind people to take care. Accidental poisonings from spills or leaks, as well as leaking water coolant from ...

Believe it or not even though you may think of your cat as a picky eater there is still a lot of things out there that they should not eat but they do! So you of course must be careful about this. We have compiled a list of dangerous foods that you should not feed your cat. Some, such as tuna, are ok in moderation but others like sweets and alcohol are a big no-no.   Tuna - The fir...

Cats can become very stressed and tense at times and this is no surprise. Cats were originally desert animals and of course their natural habitat is one of solitude and sparseness. Placing them in a busy city with roads and humans everywhere can be a huge change to an instinctive lifestyle that it would have been used to.   Anxiety and stress are caused by three factors ...

For whatever tragic reasons or circumstances kittens can become on their own out in the wild without a mother you can still help and look after them. Thankfully there are many of us who are here to help kittens  get the best possible start to life. It is only fair for them. The problem though is that looking after kittens at such a young age without their natural mother is very challenging...

We have all been in this situation and it never ends nicely. Your cat is not happy and you are covered in cuts and scratches. Still though, what you are doing is good for the cat and it must be done to help protect it. It’s the old cruel to be kind way of life.   From Behind Method   For this method you kneel behind your cat with him facing forward. Once in the c...

It is hard enough to keep a baby or a young child away from hazard prone electronic devices however a cat can be even trickier. Thankfully there are a number of tips you can follow to stop your cat going close to such places and protect your precious loved one. Not only is your cat’s life in danger but so to your electrical devices that keep your house working and safe. Here are lists...

Thankfully this article will not be needed for all cat owners. Cats seem to have a natural instinct to working out how to use the litter tray themselves. That being said, some cats often forget how to use it and will go elsewhere. We take a look at why this can happen and more importantly how to stop it happening!   First of all it is important to mention that if you cat goes in th...

  With summer fast approaching, it would seem appropriate to write a guide on how to keep your cat cool and calm this summer. The last thing anyone wants is a frustrated cat that is baking in the stuffy warmth and heat.   ·        You should first of all try to keep your cat as calm as possible. You do not want it agitated and runn...

Cats and kittens can be just like young children, no matter how hard you try to prevent it, they are always going to come home with the odd cut, scrape or scratch. If you have an outdoor cat then small injuries are more likely however even an indoor cat can get certain problems. We decided to create a quick guide on how you can help protect your cat if small things like this happen without need...

Unfortunately pets cannot tell us when they are sick or it would make all our lives a lot easier… to add to the problem, cats are notorious for hiding illnesses until it gets serious and possibly too late. Fortunately there are things you can do so you can check your cat and make sure they are healthy and well. Aside from this advice it is of course always recommended to do regular check...

Almost everybody who has taken a cat to the vets knows how stressful it can be. The problem starts not just at the vets, but first of all putting the cat in the carreir as well as the journey. It is not a nice experience for both your cat and you. So… let us try and give you some tips on how to make it easier for you both.   The first tip is to give your own check ups to you...

So if you have a young child and you want to bring a new cat or kitten home you may think that all will be fine. There are some things you need to bear in mind especially for your child’s safety so you can avoid anything bad happening. Remember cats are animals and they do not know the “rules” and have same lifestyle as humans. Just like a dog can bite, a cat can easily claw a...

Every year in Britain thousands of cats are found as strays and taken into rescue centres. There are estimated to be over 1 million feral cats in the UK. From that number there are some cats which have been mistakenly labelled and are pet cats. One way to help stop this and not let your own cat get mixed up is by getting it micro-chipped. It is likely that by 2016 all dogs registered in England...

A new kitten especially one picked up from a shelter can be incredibly nervous and shy. This is normal behaviour and not something to worry about. The world for a kitten can be a scary place. There are dog attacks, cruel owners and hardly enough food to go around especially when you are abandoned.   If you want to look after a kitten and try to make your home feel as comfortable as...

You may think that with fair punishment you can teach a cat to behave. Things are not the same for cats as they are for dogs. Punishing cats can not only make the situation worse but can also have negative effects on your cat's affection for you. You must take extreme caution when dealing with any issues you are having with your cat. Even though direct force and punish can work, it will onl...

It is well known that cats like to be the king of the house and if you introduce a new face it can often go down badly. Here are some tips to make the transition as smooth as possible so all parties concerned are happy with the new living conditions. First of all make sure the new cat is clean of any nasty disease or illness. This is especially important if the cat is a stray that you have ...

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