Cat Tails

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

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...

What you need to know about renting with cats

Are you renting and want to adopt a cat but are unsure what the new rules about having a pet are? Or do you already have a cat and need to find a rental property? The Cat People of Melbourne advises you to do 2 things in both of these situations – understand your new...

Meet your Purrfect Match!

Are you looking for your purrfect match but are unsure about making a lifelong commitment straight away? Then let our experienced match-makers help you find your furever feline friend. At Cat People of Melbourne, our aim is to find cats for humans and humans for cats....

July is National Desexing Month!

July is National Desexing Month. This is an annual initiative of the Animal Welfare League Queensland and this year’s theme is 'Two’s Company – A Litter’s a Crowd'. Cats can become pregnant from as young as 4 months of age, while they’re still kittens themselves. So,...

Making the difficult decision to surrender a cat

There are many reasons why someone may no longer be able to care for their much-loved cat or kitten. A common situation we experience here at Cat People of Melbourne is being approached by people who have become unwell, are going into residential aged care or have had...

Bandito, a very loud and challenging cat!

Bandito - also know as bandit is a very loud and challenging cat! Could you be his furr-ever human? This is a video about him! (Click the pic to see the vid on youtube!) More info about Bandy can also be found here on our Pet rescue portal...

How can I tell if my cat is pregnant?

How Can I Tell If My Cat Is Pregnant? While cats don't have morning sickness, most experience some type of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Regardless of whether or not your cat vomits, you should watch for any other signs of unwellness. At about the 30-day mark,...

Why does my cat lick me?

Some cats like to lick humans for no other reason. These cats may be more affectionate of humans than others, or they may have other, deeper reasons. The most important thing to understand is that cats do not always lick people for any reason. Listed below are some...

How to get a rescue cat to trust you

One of the first steps in getting your rescue cat to trust you is to practice patience. Building trust with a new cat will take time, and you may even experience injury if you rush the process. In addition to putting yourself in danger of an attack, rushing this...