Read our blogs and current news from around the world relating to cats and dogs!

Vaccinations Explained

Vaccinations Explained

16th June, 2020

Vaccinating your pet is the only way to ensure they are safe from the most common infectious diseases and the most effective way of keeping these diseases under control....

Pets 'boost morale' for owners working from home

Pets 'boost morale' for owners working from home

9th June, 2020

Pets have become crucial colleagues for their owners as they work from home during the coronavirus lockdown, according to a new study by animal charity Battersea. While cats and dogs may spend much of their day snoozing on the sofa or demanding treats, they have played a vital role in boosting morale and motivation and reducing stress and anxiety....

A young cat chasing a butterfly across a grassy garden at sunset

What to do if you find a stray or feral cat

3rd June, 2020

It can be difficult to tell the difference between a stray and a cat that is simply lost. If you have lost your cat, pet insurance should help cover the cost of advertising for its safe return....

Cat-themed worksheets and quizzes designed to make home learning fun

Cat-themed worksheets and quizzes designed to make home learning fun

2nd June, 2020

It’s a new school term, and while some children are going back to school, many more are continuing home learning. If you’re looking for something educational and fun for your primary age child, check out Cats Protection’s “moggy modules”....

Preventing separation anxiety when lockdown ends

Preventing separation anxiety when lockdown ends

26th May, 2020

With the UK spending months in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are working from home or furloughed and our pets have got used to having us around more. As a result, some might get anxious when they are left alone during the day — even for short periods of time....

Adopting a cat in lockdown: Cats Protection launches hands-free homing

Adopting a cat in lockdown: Cats Protection launches hands-free homing

19th May, 2020

Cats Protection is rolling out contactless adoption to more rescue centres after an initial trial proved to be a success. The ‘hands-free’ homing scheme allows the charity to continue finding new homes for kitties in its care at a time when its shelters are still closed to the public due to the coronavirus lockdown....

Lockdown Tips for your Pet from VetsDirect

Lockdown Tips for your Pet from VetsDirect

15th May, 2020

The nation is in lockdown due to Covid 19 and as we start to find that social distancing and working from home become a necessary part of our lives our Registered Vet Nurses have some tips on how best to look after our pets in these unprecedented times....

Signs of dementia in pets

Signs of dementia in pets

14th May, 2020

In this article, we’ll look at some of the normal signs that your dog is getting older, as well as revealing some of the tell-tale signs of dementia in dogs. We’ll also give you some practical advice on how to care for a canine with dementia....

How to train your cat to use a cat flap

How to train your cat to use a cat flap

12th May, 2020

If it’s time to let your precious new kitten outside, you may want to install a cat flap to make it easier for them to come and go as they please....