5 tips when adopting a kitten for the first time

5 tips when adopting a kitten for the first time

It’s kitten season! Some of us have already experienced the joy of adopting a little kitten for the first time. This is an exciting and fun time ­– but there are also some key steps you can take to help your new kitten adjust to their new environment and life with...
What do you need to know about the cat vaccine shortage?

What do you need to know about the cat vaccine shortage?

You may have heard about the current shortage of cat vaccines. This is a global shortage. And it’s now affecting our kittens and cats here in Australia – those with a loving home, those in shelters and those that may need to stay in a cattery soon. So what do...
Has your cat stopped eating?

Has your cat stopped eating?

Just like humans, cats may go off their food at times. There could be many reasons for them not eating as much as usual or not eating at all. So when might this be a cause for concern? There are a few questions you should ask yourself if your cat suddenly stops eating...
Are essential oils safe for your cat?

Are essential oils safe for your cat?

Copyright ABC Everyday / Adobe   Many of us have used essential oils for aromatherapy or relaxation, for medicinal purposes or even for cleaning. Essential oils are considered safe for humans to use – but are they safe for cats? Which essential oils are safe for...
Tips for giving your cat oral medication

Tips for giving your cat oral medication

At some stage, we all need to give our feline family members medicine – whether it’s for regular worming treatments or to help them recover from illness. Like humans, some cats are more comfortable taking medicine than others. Some cats may be more unsettled by it all...
Cleaning up after your cat

Cleaning up after your cat

At some point, most of our feline friends will vomit, drool, pee or poop on our carpet, floors, furniture or bedding. If this has happened in your home, the first question to ask yourself is whether your cat has started doing any of these things frequently? If so,...
Tips for finding your missing cat

Tips for finding your missing cat

If your cat has been missing for several hours, overnight or longer, here are some tips to help you find your furry family member.  Finding your indoor-only cat Indoor-only escape artists usually stick close to home and we often hear that these cats are found nearby,...
Keeping cats cool in summer

Keeping cats cool in summer

Summer is here and there have been some high-temperature days already. What can you do to keep your indoor feline friend cool and healthy during summer? As with humans, cats vary with how they adapt to the hotter days during summer. Some cats can cope with the heat,...
Top tips for managing a cat allergy

Top tips for managing a cat allergy

Does your cat make you sneeze? You could be allergic to your cat! Or would you like to adopt a cat but suspect you’re allergic? Read our tips on how to manage your cat allergy. Allergies occur when our immune system overreacts to a foreign substance called an...