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.
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.
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.
Hookworms And Your Cat
Hookworms are a small type of roundworm. Despite their small size, however, they can still cause problems in our cats, although less frequently than in dogs.
Spring Cleaning Dangers For Pets
Spring is now upon us and families across the UK are ready to give their house a good clear out and enjoy more time in the garden, many with their pets.
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.
Autumn Health Advice
Click through to check out our advice on dodging the pet pitfalls of autumn and making sure your beloved pets are happy and healthy during the colder months.
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.
Winter Health Advice
Click through to check out our 'Winter Watch Outs' handy tips to help you make sure your pet is happy and healthy during the chilly winter months.
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.
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.