Now that summer is well and truly here on the sunny south coast, it is important to ensure your cat is safe from the danger of skin cancer. Not all cats are sensible and sit in the shade during the hottest part of the day. Some, like humans, like to sit out in the sun catching the rays. But like us, cats can suffer damage from the sun’s rays. White cats or those with non-pigmented patches of skin and older cats are all more susceptible than most to sun damage. Luckily, there are pet friendly sun blocks that can be applied. Continue reading
May marks the 90th anniversary of Cats Protection, a charity established in 1927 by a group of cat lovers, led by Miss Jesse Wade. The purpose of the then-named Cats Protection League was to “exclusively” promote the interests of cats, at a time when cats were generally regarded as pests. The name was changed to Cats Protection in 1998. By 2012, CP had rehomed its 1,000,000th cat.
Today, there are an estimated 11 million pet cats in the UK, which represents around one quarter of all households owning a cat. CP is undertaking research to establish numbers of stray cats (estimates are 2 million). More than 150,000 stray and abandoned cats enter shelter care in the UK every year. Continue reading
The Christmas shopping season is under way and there are plenty of options for cat lovers and their cats in Brighton and Hove. The following is just a selection of the gifts available throughout the city.
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Wow, Brighton is certainly feeling the heatwave! While the temperature soars we need to make sure our cats are keeping cool enough. Cats can get very hot on these warm summer days, but there are a few things you can do to help cool them down. Continue reading
It’s important to keep your cat’s pearly whites fresh and clean. The good news is that there are a variety of ways to treat dental problems and they don’t all involve a trip to the vet. So these are our top tips on cleaning your cat’s teeth. Continue reading
We all know that kittens are pretty much non-stop playing machines but even adult cats can surprise with bursts of kittenish behaviour when the fancy takes them. Cats are all unique and like different things- so we’ve got four types of toys for you to try with your kitty. Here’s how to find out what toys your cat will go crazy for. Continue reading