Cat advice articles, events and courses for owners
Fleas and ticks
Ensure you continue to provide preventative treatment against fleas and ticks to your pets in Spring. It helps you to avoid an infestation in your home, which can be tricky to control if it happens.
Your cat's weight - what you need to know
Feeding your cat a well-balanced diet can give them a long and happy life, but we must be mindful that it can be easy for a cat to gain weight, which can lead to further health problems.
Pet epilepsy - what you need to know
Epilepsy is more common in dogs than in cats. It’s a brain disorder that causes sudden, uncontrolled, recurring seizures - sometimes your pet may lose consciousness. In many cases, epilepsy is a genetic condition.
What to do if your pet is constipated
If your pet is constipated they won’t be able to go to the loo properly. The most common causes of constipation are dehydration and a gradual loss of muscle tone in the colon, which makes it difficult for your pet to poo.
How to spot calicivirus in cats
Feline calicivirus (FCV) is a common respiratory disease in cats.
What to do if your pet has a flea allergy
Flea bite hypersensitivity and flea allergic dermatitis are the most common skin diseases in pets. The saliva from the flea is believed to be the cause of the allergy or sensitivity.
How can I tell if my cat is happy
When it comes to your cat's behaviour, they may be trying to tell you how they're feeling.
How to spot if your cat has feline cystitis
Feline interstitial cystitis, sometimes called feline idiopathic cystitis or FIC, is an inflammation of your cat's bladder that causes symptoms of lower urinary tract disease.
Does my cat have azotemia?
Azotemia is increased levels of waste products like creatinine and urea, which is normally found in their urine, in your cat's blood. It’s usually a sign of kidney failure and is reasonably common in older cats.
Has my cat got kidney disease
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) occurs in older pets, particularly cats, where there is long-standing, irreversible damage to their kidneys. This reduces the kidneys’ ability to function and remove waste products from their blood.