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Just like us, our cats can get sick. Keep on top of your cat’s health and wellness with tips and advice written and reviewed by our Vets.

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Why Does My Dog Lick His Paws?

The hands-down, most common reason for dogs licking paws or chewing their paws is skin disease. Anything that causes the skin to become itchy and inflamed will generally do the trick, and the paws are an easy target for your dog to lick.
ferret play

How to Ferret Proof Your Home?

Ferret proofing your home is a little like child-proofing, only on a smaller scale. Making your home safe will go a long way to keeping your little bundle of fur happy, healthy and mischief free.
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Why is My Cat Vomiting?

Most cats vomit occasionally, so how do you know when to worry? The trick is to recognize when the cat is unwell or has a problem behind the sickness.
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Why Won’t My Cat Use the Litter Tray?

Having trouble getting your cat to use the litter tray? A common misconception is that cats do this as revenge, but the problem is not as simple as that.
Two guinea pigs

Guinea Pig Trivia, Facts, and Care Tips

If your knowledge of guinea pigs is hazy and this unfamiliarity makes you hesitate, then fear not. Here is everything you need know about this fascinating, friendly species.
cat in a cone

Desexing Cats is More Common than we Think

Desexing can prevent the production of many kittens that may not find a home and it is an important part of keeping your cat healthy.

My Cat Won’t Eat! What Should I Do?

Helping your cat to like a new food or transition onto a special diet, or perhaps even eat when he may be a little under the weather or unable to smell can be a challenge. Here we share some hints and tips to encourage your cat to eat.
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10 Simple Tips to Help Your Cat Lose Weight

So, your feline friend is a little on the "round" side. Unlike dogs, we can’t just make sure our cat is going for walks. How can we help them lose weight?
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Liver Disease in Cats. Common Causes, Symptoms and What to Expect

When your sick cat receives a diagnosis of ‘liver disease’, it may feel like there’s a firm explanation about what’s wrong with your fur-friend. However, what many owners don’t realize is that liver problems come in all shapes and sizes.
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Worms in Cats

Whilst worms in cats are mostly invisible, keeping your feline companion worm free is an absolute must for their ongoing health and wellbeing.

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