Birman Cats

A Beginner’s Guide to the Birman

Next up in our series of guides for popular cat breeds, we have the sociable and kind-hearted Birman. Often confused with a Siamese cat, this is one of the softest and most gentle breeds around. Birmans are known for their striking appearance and colourful coats,…
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Cat Grooming Importance

The Importance Of Cat Grooming

Whilst we all recognise that cats are one of the most clean-conscious animals in the kingdom, they can all benefit from a bit of human help from time to time. In essence, grooming helps to remove dead skin/fur and will provide you with the perfect…
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cat whiskers

Cats & Their Whiskers

Whiskers might be one of the cutest components of a cat’s body, but they are also a vital part of its anatomy. From being a built-in tape measure, to helping with night vision, to sensing vibrations and the environment around them, these small tufts of…
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Bowing bubbles with cat

Indoor Cat Safety & Wellbeing

The PDSA estimates that one in four cats in the UK is kept indoor-only. There are several reasons for this and chief among them is that the safety and wellbeing of cats is at the forefront of every cat owner’s mind. In built-up urban areas…
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Two cats

What Makes A Cat, A Cat?

Every cat owner would agree that cats can exhibit some rather odd behaviour from time to time. It’s what makes cats, cats. When trying to rationalise such behaviour, you might think that your cat is just having another ‘mad half hour’ but the reality is…
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why do cats sleep so much

Why Do Cats Sleep So Much?

 All of you want to watch them play, but they’re on their tenth nap of the day.  You might wonder —  why do cats sleep so much? Our cats might be our affectionate little shadows, at times calm and sometimes playful —  but don’t let…
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Cat eyes

Why Do Cats’ Eyes Glow?

Cats’ eyes might almost seem magical, but we promise, it’s all science. Let’s answer the question: why do cat eyes glow in the dark? If you ever find yourself staggering to the kitchen in the middle of the night, half-asleep, in search of water, and…
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Cat in box

Why Do Cats Like Boxes?

Let’s get into the “if I fits, I sits” mentality — why do cats like boxes? And what’s behind this strange, adorable cat behaviour? If there’s one thing cats and toddlers have in common, it’s their love of boxes. You can buy them a new…
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Protect Furniture From Cats

How to Protect Furniture from Cats

We love our cats. We just don’t always love the effect they have on our sofas. To preserve our sanity (and our money), let’s discuss how to protect furniture from cats. You’re relaxing in the evening. You have your glass of wine in hand, you’re…
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signs of seizures in cats

Early Signs of Seizures in Cats

Written by Dr Hannah Godfrey BVetMed MRCVS of All About Cats Cats can have a seizure or fit for many reasons and causes can either be within the brain or outside the brain. Causes that occur within the brain include epilepsy, infection or inflammation of…
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cats communicate

How Do Cats Communicate with Their Eyes?

Our furry feline friends seem to say a lot without saying anything at all. It’s all in the subtleties and body language. So how do cats communicate with their eyes? What Cats Say With Their Eyes It seems our cats are little enigmas — just…
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Signs of Poisoning in Cats

Signs of Poisoning in Cats and Common Household Toxins

In the light of Poison Prevention Awareness Month, let’s explore signs of poisoning in cats and how to keep them safe. We love our little furballs, but we all know how fussy they can be. You change their cat food, and they might turn their…
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