Cats

  1. Boxer Dog Looking Sad
    August 29, 2022

    Pain in Pets: Recognizing the Signs

    Pets are unable to tell us when they are in pain, so it is up to you to determine whether they are in pain or if they are experiencing another issue. The purpose of this article is to explain the differences between acute and chronic pain in both dogs and cats and will list common signs of pain.
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  2. dog in grass
    April 06, 2022

    A Look at Heartworm Disease

    In this blog we take a look at heartworm disease. Firstly, how heartworms affect your pets heart, how to recognize if your pet has heartworms and how to prevent heartworms.
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  3. dog Christmas
    November 29, 2021

    2021 Ultimate Christmas Checklist

    If all of the family is coming to your place this Christmas, your pets will be happy to have you around, but might not be so keen on all of the new smells and noises that come with having a packed house.

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  4. dog autumn
    November 16, 2021

    What Not To Feed Your Pets This Thanksgiving

    Be wary about what meat you feed your pet. If you do decide to give your pet a sliver of turkey, make sure that is well-cooked. Under-cooked or raw meat may contain salmonella bacteria, which can cause stomach upsets and food poisoning.

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  5. Why Your Cat Meows and What it Might Mean
    July 12, 2021

    Why Your Cat Meows and What it Might Mean

    Cats are one of the most vocal species of domestic pets aside from birds, and scientists have been studying feline behavior so we can better understand what our cats are trying to say. You can implement some of their findings at home to help you better communicate with your feline friend and improve their quality of life.

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  6. 6 Flea Finding Tips!
    May 17, 2021

    6 Flea Finding Tips!

    Learn how to detect fleas with these 6 flea finding tips and avoid a flea infestation as well as your pet's life becoming one big itch!

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  7. A black and white photo of an older dog being patted on the head
    May 04, 2021

    Cancer in Pets - Types, Symptoms & Treatment

    This article aims to provide an outline of the most common types of cancer in dogs and cats, some of the symptoms of each type and other symptoms to be on the lookout for. It also explores treatment options, causes of cancer in pets and things that you as a pet owner can do to reduce your pet’s risk of developing cancer.

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  8. New Years Resolutions for Pet Owners
    January 15, 2021

    New Years Resolutions for Pet Owners

    Start the year off on the right paw and resolve to make 2021 the best year ever for you and your pet!

     

    Teach Your Pet a New Trick

    Spend a small amount of time each day teaching your pet a new trick. It only takes 10-15 minutes per day and before you know it you'll be showing off your cat giving high fives or your dog playing dead. Teaching your pet a trick is mentally stimulating, fun and helps to strengthen the bond between you.

     

    Lose Weight

    We've all probably put on an extra few kilos over Christmas, but an extra kilo on a cat or a dog is equivalent to tens of extra kilos on a person! Ensuring your pet is a healthy weight helps to reduce the strain on their joints and can help to extend their life span by reducing their risk of developing weight-related health concerns.

     

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  9. Top 10 Tips on How to Clean Your Cat's Teeth
    August 17, 2020

    Top 10 Tips on How to Clean Your Cat's Teeth

     

     

    The mere suggestion of attempting to clean your cat’s teeth may conjure up images of bone-deep scratches and a visit to the emergency room, but it doesn’t have to end that way! Follow our top ten tips for cleaning your cat’s teeth to avoid a bloodbath and ensure you and your cat remain on good terms.


    Did you know eight in ten cats over the age of three suffer from teeth and gum problems? Left untreated, plaque and tartar build up in your cat’s mouth which can lead to more severe dental disease and often results in the extraction of teeth. 


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