If you're a new cat parent, you might be curious about whether your feline friend can join in the holiday feast. Can cats eat turkey at Thanksgiving? What about other treats from the table? In this article, we'll delve into the do's and don'ts to keep your cat happy and healthy during the holiday season. Can cats eat turkey? At the centre of every Thanksgiving table, … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Turkey at Thanksgiving?
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Spread the love on February 14 and enjoy your romantic celebrations, but take extra care to keep dangerous items out of your cat's reach. We discuss Valentine's Day safety for cats, and how to avoid potential dangers for your cat. Lilies are potentially fatal to cats If you want to enjoy many more years with your cat, know that lilies have no place in a cat … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day Safety Tips for Cats
Every year, humans around the world make New Years’ Resolutions -- it’s a tradition that started centuries ago and has continued over time. Resolutions are a promise and commitment that we make to ourselves on the first day of the New Year, often to start doing something good or stop doing something bad. But what about your commitment to ensuring your cat has a happy and … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolutions for a Happy and Healthy Cat
People often ask, is it okay to dress your cat in a costume at Halloween or at Christmas? To find the answer, we suggest you look away from the costume and into the cat’s eyes. What do you see? Cats dressed in costumes for special occasions are cute. But whilst we might enjoy a cat dressed as a bat or a tutu touting Tonkinese, what need to as ask is: “How does the cat … [Read more...] about Should You Dress Your Cat in a Costume?
If you enjoy decorating your home with festive plants or giving plants as holiday gifts, please keep in mind that many Christmas plants are toxic to cats. In this article, we’ll discuss Christmas plants that are poisonous to cats, signs of toxicity, and what to do if your cats ingests a poisonous plant. Mistletoe – a potentially deadly plant Mistletoe may look … [Read more...] about Holly, Mistletoe and Other Christmas Plants Toxic to Cats
The holidays are fast approaching, which may involve a trip to visit relatives or if you’re lucky a vacation. The chances are your feline family member isn’t invited along (rightly or wrongly), which means you need to make sure they’re safe and taken good care of while you’re away. You have a choice between a pet sitter coming into your home or taking your cat to board at a … [Read more...] about Cattery or Pet Sitter: What’s Best for Your Cat?
Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to express your love and affection for those who hold a special place in your heart – including your cat or cats. Here's how to plan a date with your cat on Valentine's Day to show them how much you love them. Take a romantic walk with your cat Start your Valentine's date with your cat by taking a romantic stroll around the … [Read more...] about How to Plan the Perfect Valentine’s Date with Your Cat
Welcoming in the New Year can be a wonderful time for us humans, but it can be a stressful and frightening time for your cat or dog. Whether you’re throwing your own New Years Eve party or just live in a busy suburban area, with lots of people, loud noises and fireworks it’s important that you keep the safety and wellbeing of your pets in mind. I am grateful that in … [Read more...] about Summer Safety for Cats: Fireworks and New Year Celebrations
If you’re going away on holiday and leaving your cat behind, there are a number of options for caring for him while you’re away. Many cats are absolutely fine going to a cattery (refer to our article on Choosing a boarding cattery) , but if your cat suffers with stress and anxiety, and you don’t have a friend or family member who can pop in a few times a day to look after him, … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Purrfect Pet Sitter for Your Cat
If you’re going away on holiday and are looking for a cattery to board your cat, there are a number of factors to consider. Even if you’ve had a personal recommendation, or really like the look of the cattery website, it’s always best to pay a visit yourself to make sure you are choosing the best place possible. What should you be looking for? Individual … [Read more...] about Choosing a Boarding Cattery