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Keep your cat’s teeth clean and healthy

As many as 85% of our cats aged at least three years have some degree of dental disease. Groomers who get up close to your animals can act as a first alert to a cat’s teeth having possible health issues. Routine tooth brushing isn’t a feature of many cats’ lives. However, keeping your cat’s teeth […]

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Cats and Allergies? A Good Groom Can Remove The Problem

When it comes to cats and allergies, a good regular groom can help people who suffer from being allergic to cats. The primary reason why many people are “allergic” to cats is that common allergens, like pollen and dust, get stuck in the animal’s fur. When a cat lies next to an open window or […]

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Cats Need Our Help When Their Tummies Are Upset

Mild tummy upsets in our cats are all too common. These unfortunate occurrences can be triggered by: Sudden changes in diet Over-eating Eating too quickly Food intolerances to something not usually ingested The recommendation is to starve the affected cat for a short period and to offer a more bland diet for up to seven […]

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Keep Pets Cool When Temperatures Rise

Long-range predictions are pointing towards an even hotter July and August than we have already seen in May and June, with lengthy bouts of blazing sunshine possible all the way to autumn. It’s time to keep pets cool! A large area of high pressure stretching from the Atlantic across Britain to Scandinavia in the east […]

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Cuba’s street dogs face government death squads

Dogs that live on the streets of Cuba are facing agonising deaths every day, according to Brian Davies, Founder of The Network Of Animals that campaigns against animal cruelty throughout the world. Davies went to investigate and what he found was a country where it is down to volunteer individuals to care for the street dogs, […]

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Cystitis in cats

Cystitis is special in cats because, unlike people and dogs, it is very often triggered by stress and not by infection. While cystitis in female cats can be upsetting and painful, it’s worse for tom cats where it can become a life-threatening condition if their urethra (the exit from the bladder) becomes blocked by blood […]

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Is it healthy for a cat to lie in the baking sunshine?

Cats love the sunshine. It’s not surprising. As desert creatures, cats developed high heat tolerance. The earliest cats were short-coated, long-bodied, which was conducive to cope with a lot of heat. Our cats today still like to feel secure and warm when they fall to sleep. They like to use sunlight to compensate for the […]

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Spring Danger 1: Fighting Fleas On Your Pet

Fighting Fleas When Spring is Springing – around February each year – is the beginning of flea season! It’s time to get vigilant if you are a pet owner. Among external canine and feline parasites,fleas are without a doubt the most common. Around one to two millimetres in length fleas live for between seven to 14 […]

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Cat Exercise For Indoor Cats

When you have an indoor-only cat it is easy to worry that he or she is not getting enough cat exercise. It’s a fact that cats have evolved with high metabolisms that work even as they lie around relaxing but this is most definitely not enough for them to get enough cat exercise for indoor […]

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Is The Garden Safe For Your Cat?

Cats can most definitely be intimidated by other cats. It can get so bad that it stops them going out into the garden. This can seriously restrict their opportunities for exercise. To begin to tackle this problem we need to look at life from a cat’s point of view. Is your cat frightened by the […]

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