Feline Dementia


Cats

My lovely cat Sammy had been a wonderful companion for many years. I had found him at Battersea Cats and Dogs home when he was approximately 2 years old. But when he reached the grand old age of 17, he began acting strangely and didn’t seem like the old Sam.

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Cats Really Do Like People!


Cats

Cats often get a bad rap. Blighted with a reputation for being snooty and aloof, our feline friends are generally considered to tolerate rather than appreciate human company. But new research suggests that cats might actually quite like people after all.

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

The Rise of the Sausage Cat


Cats

Sausage Cats – Would You Buy One? There’s a worrying new trend for breeding cats with short legs. The cats have a defective gene which can mean that their legs are as short as 3 inches. It won’t surprise you to hear that the popularity of these felines is being driven by celebrities who post […]

Monday, February 6th, 2017

How to Choose the Right Breed of Cat


Cats

How to Choose the Right Breed of Cat Cats are fabulous pets which suit most households. However, it is important to consider the personalities and needs of the different breeds before choosing a cat as these can vary dramatically. A cat of any breed could turn out to be intelligent, loving, independent or highly vocal. […]

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Travelling by Car with Your Cat


Cats

Travelling by Car with Your Cat People think nothing of jumping in their car and setting off for another journey. Unfortunately, cats will have a very different view of life on the road. They won’t understand what is happening and will dislike being confined to their carrier. The whole process can be really distressing, even […]

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Superstition and Black Cats


Cats

Black Cats Struggle to Find Homes Black cats have long been associated with good luck but animal shelters report that it can take longer to home a black moggie than many other cats. Cats Protection have established that black cats have to wait 22% longer to find new homes than their white or tabby friends. […]

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Cats on Tube Posters? What Next!


Cats

Fabulous Felines Enhance Commuters’ Journeys Where did all the Cats on Tube Posters Come From? Let’s face it, tube journeys are rarely exciting and they are certainly never relaxing! Once you have negotiated the crowds and managed to grab yourself a postage stamp sized piece of floor to stand on, you are then likely to […]

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Keeping Your Cat Amused


Cats

Food Puzzles for Cats The sound of my cat wailing for his food is so annoying that I will immediately provide him with a meal. When Paolo is hungry there will be no peace for me until the meaty chunks are in the dish. His impatience is usually obvious and his wish is my command. […]

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Rare Cat Breeds – The Sphynx


Cats

The Sphynx Hairless cats are accidents of nature which have always occurred. However, a breeding programme wasn’t evolved until the latter half of the twentieth century. In the 1970s a Dutch breeder imported two hairless cats from Canada and these formed the basis for the breed that we now know as the Sphynx cat today. […]

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Are You a Cat Lady? Find out!


Cats

The Cat Lady The stereotypical cat lady is an elderly spinster who is mad as box of frogs. They live alone, save for their many cats, and are constantly expanding their feline family. Shunned by society and often scorned, your typical cat lady is, frankly, a sandwich short of the proverbial picnic. So you can […]

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Adopting a Rescue Cat


Cats

Rescue Cats – The Adoption Process It is always an exciting time when you are about to welcome a new pet to our home. If you are looking for a feline friend then your thoughts may first turn to kittens. However, there are thousands of adults cats in rescue centres around the country that need […]

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

How to Introduce a New Cat to Your Home


Cats

How to Introduce a New Cat to Your Home Cats are often described as being solitary and territorial animals which do not get along with other cats. But the truth is that cats which grow up together almost always develop a good relationship and it is also possible to successfully introduce a new cat to […]

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Creating the Perfect Environment for your Kitty.


Cats

Not all cats like to spend their time running about hunting for small rodents and climbing trees that they then cannot get out of, though plenty of them do! In fact, many cats, particularly those of a certain age tend to prefer to spend their time indoors, close to their food and the fuss and […]

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011