Cat health & behaviour

Cat health & behaviour

Cat yawning whilst resting on a sofa.

Decoding feline behaviour: Why do cats yawn when you pet them?

4th October, 2023

Cats are mysterious creatures, possessing a complex array of behaviours that are often perplexing to their human companions. One such behaviour is yawning, especially when you pet them. ...

a family of cats peering out

Knowing the difference: How to tell if a cat is a stray

27th September, 2023

Cats are known for their independent and curious nature, which often leads them to embark on adventures outside the home. While this freedom allows them to satisfy their instinctual behaviours, it can also lead to increased worry for the cat owners, especially when the sun goes down. This article aims to provide a comprehensive guide on how to get a cat to come home at night, ensuring your furry friend is safe and gives you peace of mind....

cat sat on a stool next to peonies

Are peonies poisonous to cats?

7th September, 2023

Have you ever stopped to consider the safety of your garden or indoor plants in relation to your pets? This may seem like an unusual question, but it's absolutely advised to think about as pet owners. This is particularly important when it comes to cats, who are known for their curious nature and tendency to nibble on various things around the house....

cat pouting

Sleepless nights no more: What to do when cats cry at night

29th August, 2023

You're fast asleep, and suddenly you're jolted awake by the sound of your cat meowing at night. It's a familiar scenario for many cat owners, and it can be frustrating when you're trying to get a good night's sleep....

cat hiding in a red sofa

Unveiling feline fears: What cats are truly scared of

16th August, 2023

You've probably noticed your cat's keen instincts, their alertness, and their quick reactions. These are all part of their survival mechanisms. But did you know that your feline friend also experiences fear?...

black cat laying next to flowers

What flowers are poisonous to cats?

11th August, 2023

When you think about your cat, you probably picture them curled up in a sunbeam, chasing a toy mouse, or perhaps even nibbling on some greenery. Cats are curious creatures and often explore their environment through their sense of taste. Unfortunately for most cats, their curiosity can sometimes lead them to ingest things that are not good for them, like certain types of flowers....

grey cat itching their face

Decoding feline health: Understanding the scabs on your cat's skin

9th August, 2023

Welcome to a journey into the world of feline health. If you're a cat owner, you've likely asked this question at some point: "What are these scabs on my cat's skin?" You see your beloved feline friend scratching, biting, or licking a particular spot, and upon closer examination, you find sores on their skin, causing you to worry. ...

tabby cat listening

A step-by-step guide on how to teach a cat their name

2nd August, 2023

As a cat owner, you may have wondered if it is possible to teach your feline friend their name. The good news is that cats are intelligent and can learn to recognise their name....

long haired cat wearing a harness

Master the art of cat harnessing: A step-by-step guide on how to put a harness on your feline friend

31st July, 2023

You might think that walking a cat on a leash is reserved for eccentric cat parents, but the truth is that there are many benefits to harnessing your feline friend. Cats are curious creatures, and exploring the outdoors can be mentally stimulating and physically beneficial for them. ...