Cats have been popular household pets for thousands of years, so if you share your home with a feline friend, you’re joining an ancient tradition! Whether your cat is a cuddly kitten or an elderly bundle of love, we’ll help you care for them like an expert and enjoy a long and happy life with this most enigmatic of pets. Read our expert advice articles below to help keep them happy and healthy. Our advice articles range from choosing your cat to caring for your cat’s teeth. At Companion Care we cover all veterinary aspects of caring for your cat from vaccinations to dental care. Find out more by clicking on the articles below.
With the invention of litter trays, and microchip cat flaps, to name a few, we now have much more freedom in how we choose to set up our cats’ environments.
Playing With Your Kitten
Every kitten loves to play so keep yours happy and active by playing ball, dangling strings and generally playing your part in keeping it entertained.
Cat Flap Training
Cat flaps are a great way to allow your cat to come and go as they please, and as most are lockable you can still choose to keep them inside if you need to.
Toxoplasma And Your Cat
Worried about Toxoplasma and your cat? Read our professional pet health advice on everything you need to know to about Toxoplasmosis & your feline.
Ticks And Your Cat
Cats are fastidious creatures, and their regular coat cleaning means they are much less likely to pick up ticks than dogs. Click here to find out more.
Although having more than one cat can work very well, if the cats do not get along, it can be a horribly stressful experience for everyone involved.
Giardia And Your Cat
Giardia are a type of protozoa which lives in the small intestines. Affected cats can get nasty diarrhoea, as well as spreading the parasite to others.
Permethrin Poisoning In Cats
Permethrin is one of the most commonly reported poisonings in cats worldwide. If you are concerned about your cat, please contact your local vet immediately.
Lily Poisoning In Cats
Unfortunately, lilies and cats are a harmful mix. Even cleaning the pollen from their fur can be enough to send cats into critical illness.
Heartworms And Your Cat
Find out all the information you may need about heartworms and how they might affect your cat - including prevention and treatment