You probably use a range of household cleaning products around your home for polishing the woodwork, cleaning the kitchen countertops, disinfecting the bathroom or bleaching the floor. Did you know that many household cleaners contain toxic ingredients and are known to cause health issues in both humans and cats? Cats are particularly sensitive to household cleaning products … [Read more...] about Creating an Eco-Friendly and Cat Safe Home
Life with Cats
We help you care for, understand and enjoy life with your cat. Whether you are introducing a kitten into your home or caring for your senior cat during their golden years. Our articles include how to create a cat friendly home, the importance of play, the challenges of multi-cat households, car travel with cats, what to do if your cat goes missing and more.
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Whilst Halloween is a fun celebration for adults and children; it can be stressful and potentially dangerous for cats. Keep your cat safe and stress free this Halloween with our top safety tips. Keep Your Cat Indoors Even if your cat is usually an outdoor cat, keep them indoors and safe on Halloween night. Cruel pranksters have been known to tease, injure, or steal cats … [Read more...] about Tips to Keep Your Cat Safe This Halloween
For centuries, black cats have been associated with superstition and folklore. Historically, in the UK and United States, black cats were believed to be evil and associated with witchcraft. In China, a black cat was a sign of hard times and poverty, and in Europe if a black cat jumped on a sick bed it was a sure sign that death was near. Many of these superstitions about … [Read more...] about Black Cats – Good Luck or Bad Luck?
Do you want to learn how to pick up a cat without getting scratched? We discuss the correct method to use when you pick up a cat, whether cats like being picked up or not, and advice for holding a cat. How to pick up a cat the right way Here’s how to pick up a cat safely and minimise the risk of getting scratched or bitten. To start, make sure the cat is relaxed … [Read more...] about How to Pick Up and Hold a Cat Properly
Getting a new cat is an exciting time for you but can be daunting for the animal. There are not only new surroundings inside and outside the home to take in, but new sounds and experiences, and other people and animals. You need to make it as easy as possible for your new family member to help her settle in and avoid problems at a later date. 1. Do it slowly and one room … [Read more...] about 4 Steps to Introducing a New Cat Into the House