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.
Lice And Your Cat
Lice live on the skin of your cat, and feed on the skin itself. Lice can be uncomfortable for your cat, and can make them itchy and sore in large numbers.
Lungworm And Your Cat
Cat and dog lungworm are not the same parasite, and cat lungworm is not as severe. Lungworm in cats is rare in the UK but, the number of cases are rising.
Giardia And Your Cat
Giardia are a type of protozoa which lives in the small intestines. Affected cats can get nasty diarrhoea, as well as spreading the parasite to others.
Toxoplasma And Your Cat
Worried about Toxoplasma and your cat? Read our professional pet health advice on everything you need to know to about Toxoplasmosis & your feline.
Ticks And Your Cat
Cats are fastidious creatures, and their regular coat cleaning means they are much less likely to pick up ticks than dogs. Click here to find out more.
Heartworms And Your Cat
Find out all the information you may need about heartworms and how they might affect your cat - including prevention and treatment
Fleas And Your Cat
Fleas are tiny parasites that love to feed on your cat’s blood, the bite usually causes your pet to scratch, and it can lead to irritation and allergies.
Tritrichmonas And Your Cat
Tritrichomonas is a microscopic parasite which lives in the large intestines of cats, where it causes diarrhoea. Book an appointment if you are concerned.
Tapeworms And Your Cat
Learn all you need to know about Tapeworms in cats with Companion Care. Professional advice about the causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of Tapeworms.
Mites And Your Cat
Mites live on the skin of your cat, and can make them itchy, uncomfortable and looking less than their best. Contact your vet if you are worried.