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.
Car Travel With Your Cat
While some cats travel well, others dread the appearance of the cat basket. Click here to learn how to make car travel with your cat easier.
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.
Getting Ready For Your New Kitten
Getting a new kitten is lots of fun but you should follow our advice on preparing for your new pet to make sure the house is safe and kitten-friendly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Permethrin Poisoning In Cats
Permethrin is one of the most commonly reported poisonings in cats worldwide. If you are concerned about your cat, please contact your local vet immediately.