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What Did You Say? Do Our Cats Understand Us?

Do our cats understand us? They are hard to read sometimes, and often they feel the same about us! But when we talk to our cats, what do they hear? We often address out feline friends the same way we talk to babies or young children. Sometimes we treat them as adults. But do we […]

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Caring for cats at Christmas

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without our cats getting involved. Cats seem to love the time it comes to wrap presents. For them it’s all part of the fun. Then there’s the interest they show in the Christmas tree. We would love help with the festive decorating, but Christmas trees aren’t cat friendly and in […]

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Pets are perfect companions for the elderly

Pets give their companions unconditional love. It makes them a joy to be with, whether the pet in question is a lovable Labrador, a preening Persian or a beautiful budgie. They are more than simply animals we look after – they become part of our families. Pets are perfect companions for the elderly. The benefits […]

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What to do if you suspect your pet has been poisoned

Every day, dog and cat owners are confronted with their pets eating all manner of plants and worrying about whether the vegetation is poisonous. There are many thousands of species of flowers and plants, the good news is that only a very small percentage are truly poisonous and therefore dangerous to our pets. It’s important […]

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Keep summer cats cool as temperatures rise

When the weather starts to heat up our cats not only feel hot and bothered, they run the risk of heat stroke that can be fatal. It’s vital to keep feline temperatures low during the balmy summer months. There are a number of ways to ensure your summer cats enjoy the warmer weather as much […]

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Helpful tips to encourage your cat to use a litter tray

It’s essential that our cats know what they’re allowed to do in the home and one of the issues that many of us face is making sure our furry friends understand the idea of the litter tray. After all none of us wants to return after a long day at work to find there has […]

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Winter Grooming Staves Off The Weather’s Harmful Effects

The winter and its weather are not far off. For many of our dogs and cats, it heralds dry flaky skin, coats that are dull and lots of mud-matted hair. Here’s what to do.

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Keep Calm & Carry On Through the Fireworks Season

Cats and dogs who fear fireworks are having an anxious time just now. With celebrations like Bonfire Night and New Year approaching, loud noises and the bright flashes of fireworks are becoming more frequent. While we keep calm because we know what the minor explosions of fireworks are, and can ignore or marvel at them […]

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Make A Safe Haven for Your Pet to Hide From Fireworks

Many pets struggle to cope when fireworks are going off. It’s important that we owners help them feel as safe as possible. The estimate is that as many as 45% of dogs, for example, are affected by the loud noises and bright flashes made by these low explosive pyrotechnic devices we call fireworks. Lucky pet owners […]

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Cleaning Cats’ Eyes to Avoid Problems  

Healthy cats should have eyes that are clear and bright. Sometimes, cats’ eyes may become runny, weepy and a crust can form. This is what to do.

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