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Cat blog

All the news, reviews and personal stories behind our feline friends.

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What to expect when you get a new kitten

When you buy or adopt kitten each bundle of joy will have their own personalities and create their own kind of mischief, so you should always expect the unexpected. Here's what to expect when you get a new pet.

Whether to buy a puppy or kitten or to adopt and rehome?

When it comes to expanding the family with a new pet, some will wish to buy while others prefer to adopt. Read the pros and cons for both. before you visit a rescue centre or find a breeder.

Dos and don’ts of feeding your pet

Discover the dos and don’ts of feeding your pet, to encourage good feeding behaviour and reduce the risk of snubbing or rejection.

Guest Blog: Coping with the loss of a pet

Dealing with the loss of a pet can be as traumatic as losing a family member - guest author Layla Beakhouse shares techniques that help with the grieving process.

How to spot early signs of illness in cats

Cats are good at hiding things, so spotting illness in cats can be quite difficult. Look out for any subtle signs your cat may be unwell.

Cats on the Page: A Review

With Cats on the Page in full swing at the British Library, we have written a review of the exhibition and its fantastic talks and clubs.

Cataracts

Cataracts are a clouding of the eye's lenses that can have a debilitating effect on your pet's ability to see. Learn what causes them, the effects, how to treat and manage them.

Reasons not to feed your pet human food

Discover the health and behavioural implications of feeding your pet human food, as it can be quite easy to give in to their begging and miaows.

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Are cat owners smarter than dog owners?

Due to their curious disposition cats can sometimes ingest hazardous substances that are poisonous and potentially life-threatening. Whilst they are unlikely to simply ingest dangerous substances, their fastidious nature means that they will lick anything off of their coat when grooming themselves.