Cats have been popular household pets for thousands of years, so if you share your home with a feline friend, you’re joining an ancient tradition! Whether your cat is a cuddly kitten or an elderly bundle of love, we’ll help you care for them like an expert and enjoy a long and happy life with this most enigmatic of pets. Read our expert advice articles below to help keep them happy and healthy. Our advice articles range from choosing your cat to caring for your cat’s teeth. At Companion Care we cover all veterinary aspects of caring for your cat from vaccinations to dental care. Find out more by clicking on the articles below.
Playing With Your Kitten
Every kitten loves to play so keep yours happy and active by playing ball, dangling strings and generally playing your part in keeping it entertained.
With the invention of litter trays, and microchip cat flaps, to name a few, we now have much more freedom in how we choose to set up our cats’ environments.
Letting Your Kitten Outside For The First Time
Knowing when and how to let your kitten outside can help you have peace of mind as you introduce your little bundle to the big wide world!
Anxiety In Cats
Sometimes a small change in your cats routine or surroundings can cause stress or anxiety. Read more on how to help them here.
Bring a new cat home will be very different depending on if you already have a cat, or if you don’t, and if you are introducing a kitten or an adult cat.
The Kitten Socialisation Period
Learn how to introduce your kitten to new experiences and socialise them during their socialisation period with useful pet health advice from Companion Care.
Although having more than one cat can work very well, if the cats do not get along, it can be a horribly stressful experience for everyone involved.
Cat Flap Training
Cat flaps are a great way to allow your cat to come and go as they please, and as most are lockable you can still choose to keep them inside if you need to.
Introducing Puppies To Cats
Getting a puppy is a really exciting time, but not all the family may share your enthusiasm! Cats can be sensitive to changes like this.
Cognitive Dysfuncation (Dementia) In Cats
Nearly a third of 11-14 year old cats might show some signs of Cognitive Dysfuncation. If you are worried, please contact your local vet.