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    NewsCat Health News08-10-2015
    As the central heating dial is turned up across the UK, experts are warning pet owners about the increased risk of fleas in warm households. New research, carried out by Bayer Animal Health for its ‘Home Invaders’ campaign, has shown that a third of pet owners are unaware that switching on the heating in the autumn and winter months can lead to an increase in flea infestations. ...

    NewsCat Health News18-06-2015
    As new research is released today that shows that pet owners feel embarrassed when their pet has fleas – our video gives a microscopic view of these parasites and even their eggs as they hatch   Fleas can be the bane of pet owner’s lives and are not only an issue for our furry friends themselves, but also for us humans. New research released today by Bayer Animal He...

    NewsCat Health News31-03-2014
    Two people from England have developed tuberculosis after contacting an infected domestic cat. The announcement has been made by the Public Health England, (Phe) and the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (Ahvla). It is the first cat-to-human transmission of the disease, Mycobacterium bovis (M.bovis), normally found in cattle, reported in this country. The two victims...

    NewsCat Health News20-02-2014
    The UK’s leading feline welfare charity is helping cat owners to neuter their cats to prevent unwanted cats and kittens. The areas to be covered by this service are the ST16 and ST17 postcode areas. Cats Protection’s Stafford and District Branch are offering a low cost neutering scheme starting on Monday 24 February If you receive benefits, are a students or have a pension y...

    NewsCat Health News06-02-2014
    How to treat your pet on the most loving day of the year and how to make sure they’re happy, healthy and safe for the rest of the year   Log on to our live and interactive web TV show with celebrity vet Emma Milne as she gives advice and answers your questions on how to be a loving and responsible pet owner this Valentine’s Day and every other day of the year.  ...

    NewsCat Health News10-10-2013
    What is better for us cat lovers than coming home after a long day at work and curling up on the sofa with a small something to eat, a cup of tea and the cat next to you or on your lap?   But as much as that sounds like the perfect situation after a long day at work new research carried out by academics at the University of Lincoln has revealed that stroking cats could actually cau...

    NewsCat Health News19-09-2013
    A brave kitten (not pictured) in the USA is set to survive a horrific ordeal after it was tortured and set on fire. The kitten, named Hope, is being supported by a newly established FundRazr account, which is aiming to help cover the medical costs. The costs are expected to be relatively high, as the animal has to undergo intensive surgery. Any remaining funds that are left over aft...

    NewsCat Health News18-03-2013
    An animal welfare charity has criticised the plans to open a cat cafe in the Devon town of Totnes.  The plan was put forward by Liz Dyas, a former nurse, who wants to provide an opportunity for people to de-stress in the company of cats.    Cat cafes are already prevalent in Russia, Austria and Japan and there is also one currently being considered in London.  ...

    NewsCat Health News11-01-2013
    A Kitten had to have emergency sugery to save its life after swallowing a nearly 6-inch long TV antenna. He had been interested in the antenna previously but the antenna getting stuck in the cats oesophagus has not stopped the playful kitten. The kitten swallowed the item during the evening and the owner did not realise what that was until the next day, however she did notice strange signs, suc...

    NewsCat Health News16-11-2012
    This little kitten got trapped in a storm drain; he was found by nearby workers due to his constant cries for help.  After they could not rescue the kitten themselves, they called Animal Services for extra help. Here they set up a trap and tried to lure the kitten out with food. They were not sure that they would be able to save the kitten as if it did not follow this trap and come out on ...

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