Cat advice articles, events and courses for owners
How to spot if your cat has cat flu
Cat flu is usually caused by one of two types of virus – Calici and Herpes Virus - or sometimes by certain types of bacteria. An infected cat will spread the virus through nasal and eye discharges and in their saliva.
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 sell a pet responsibly
We understand things can get difficult when you’re looking after a pet. Situations can change, and often pet owners may find it impossible to keep their pet at home.
Cat e-learning family workshop
A fun and interactive online family workshop exploring the basic needs of cats.
How to health check your cat
It’s important to regularly health check your cat to ensure they’re in tip-top condition.