Cat advice articles, events and courses for owners
Conjunctivitis in cats - what you need to know
Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the moist tissues in cats’ eyes. It can cause their eyes to discharge fluid and other uncomfortable symptoms, leading to infection.
What plants or food are poisonous to cats?
It's important to provide a balanced diet for your cat. However, there are some foods and plants that can be dangerous for them if consumed.
How to spot if your cat has bordetellosis
Bordetellosis is a contagious bacterial disease in cats which causes upper respiratory tract abnormalities.
Brachycephalia: what you need to know
Brachycephalic airway syndrome is the medical term given to various breathing problems found in short-nosed, flat-faced cat breeds. Himalayans, Exotic Shorthairs and Persians are classified as brachycephalic.
What to do if your pet has cataracts
Cataracts is when the lens of the eye clouds over - this affects a pet's vision and can eventually lead to blindness. It can affect cats and dogs.
Anti-freeze poisoning in cats
When filling up your car or de-icing your windows, be sure to mop up any spillages, and store it in a sealed, labelled container, out of your pets’ reach.
What to do if your pet has an abnormal gait
If your pet has an abnormal gait they may have ataxia. Ataxia is a sensory condition in dogs and cats which produces loss of coordination of the limbs, head, and body.
How to health check your cat
It’s important to regularly health check your cat to ensure they’re in tip-top condition.
How to care for older cats
Cats are living longer due to better living standards and advancements in veterinary care. The average lifespan of a cat is thought to be 16 years, many can live into their twenties.
Neutering your cat: what you need to know
There are many reasons why it’s important to neuter your cat – it benefits you and them.
How to care for your cat after an operation
Having an operation will be a trauma for your cat’s body, no matter how bright or bouncy they may look on the outside!