Category Archives: Health

Grain Free Pet Food

Grain-Free Pet Food – Good or Bad?

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of pet food brands selling grain-free pet food. This appears to follow the trend towards healthy human foods, and more pet owners are trying to ensure their pet eats as well as they do. In this latest blog article, we look at whether grain-free pet food is beneficial for your cat or dog, or is it just marketing hype? Continue reading

How to Keep Your Pet Cool on Hot Days

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Keeping Your Pet CoolKeeping Your Pet Cool

Aren’t summer days great? It’s so nice to be able to enjoy the hot and sunny weather, but while we enjoy basking in the warmth of the sun, it’s important to prevent our pets from becoming overheated. Cats and dogs can’t cool themselves in the same way that humans can, and a pet that becomes overheated can suffer from dehydration, and in severe cases, die. Continue reading

Keep Pets Safe Fireworks

Fireworks & Pets – Keeping Pets Safe on Fireworks Night

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

As the days become shorter, and Summer turns to Autumn, it won’t be long until Bonfire Night is here. And with other celebrations such as Diwali, Christmas and New Year coming up soon as well, there will be plenty of fireworks going off, which are great for us to watch and enjoy, but can be very scary for animals. In fact, a survey by the Dogs Trust showed that 66% of dogs, and 57% of cats suffer from firework fear.

If you are worried about how your pet will cope during fireworks displays, we have got lots of advice to help keep your pets calm and safe. Continue reading

10 Household Items That Could Harm Your Cat

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

10 Items That Can Harm Your CatAs we all know, cats can be very fussy eaters so it’s sometimes said that they are less likely to be poisoned than dogs, who tend to be less picky about what they eat. However, due to their curious nature, and their grooming habits, it is not uncommon for cats to eat something bad for them – sometimes with deadly consequences. Here is a list of 10 things that are commonly found at home that can be dangerous to cats.
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Cat Water Drinking Fountains

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Stainless Steel Cat Water Fountain

Stainless Steel Cat Water Fountain

Cat water fountains are an excellent way to persuade your pet to drink more water, which results in health benefits for them, and decreases the risk of certain medical complications caused by dehydration.

Cats naturally prefer to drink running water, and can be reluctant to drink standing water from a bowl. This behaviour dates back to the ancestors of today’s domestic cat, when wild cats that drank clean, running water had an advantage over those that sampled standing water (which was generally brackish and contaminated). Continue reading