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.
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.
Litter Training Your Kitten
If you're going to have a happy home and a clean kitten in your life your pet needs to be able to use a litter tray, find out more about our training tips.
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.
Bringing Your New Kitten Home
Bringing home a new kitten is an exciting time for the whole family. Find out how to help make sure your newest ball of fluff feels welcome and safe.
Collecting A Urine Sample From Your Cat
Collecting a urine sample from your cat can be a daunting task, find out tips on how to approach the task and make it a simple for the both of you.
Feline Calicivirus And Cat Flu
Learn more about Feline calicivirus symptoms including fever, runny nose, mouth ulcers, respiratory conditions, limping, lameness or swollen face and paws.
Tuberculosis In Cats
Learn more about Tuberculosis, a bacterial disease that affects humans as well as animals and is one type of disease that can be caused by mycobacteria.
Osteoarthritis, often referred to just as arthritis, is a painful disease caused by wear and tear of a joint. It makes movement difficult and sore.