Looking after a cat’s teeth is just as important as looking after our own – and there’s no better time to start than when they are a kitten. Sadly, dental disease is one of the most common pet health issues, but the good news is that owners can help prevent it with routine dental care. […]
Wondering when your kitten can go outside? Remember, before letting your kitten outside for the first time, it’s important to make sure he is prepared to go outside. Before letting your kitten outside for the first time, he should be neutered, microchipped and should have completed his full course of vaccinations. Your garden will open […]
Bringing a new kitten home can be a bit of a shock to the system for your cat. Make sure you introduce your kitten carefully to ensure they both get off to the best possible start. Introducing a new kitten to a household can be stressful, for all concerned. Resident cats will already have established […]
How can you get your cat to accept a new kitten? Is your cat unhappy about the arrival of a new kitten? Here’s how you can get your cat to accept your new kitten. Sadly, there is absolutely no way that anyone can predict how long an aggressive reaction will last, or even if your […]
Kittens can often be quite boisterous and this may lead to them harassing and bullying your existing cat. Find out what you can do to help your cats live a more harmonious life. A young kitten can often cause havoc for your older cat. Just think, your existing cat has lived in peace and quiet and […]
How to prepare for a new kitten – have you got everything in place for your kitten’s arrival? Prepare everything in time for bringing your new kitten home. Experiencing a new home is daunting for a tiny kitten, as he is leaving his mum, siblings and the home he was born in. Therefore the transition […]
Meditation is usually viewed as a spiritual practice, but research shows that there are innumerable health benefits as well. Most physical illness is caused by stress, and meditation provides stress relief by calming down the mind and body. A regular meditation practice is one of the best things you can do for your mind and […]
(No, this is not Amber). Now that Amber is the only cat again, it will hopefully be a little easier to get her to lose some weight since I can control her food intake better. During the last weeks of Buckley’s life, when she was eating so poorly, I left food out at all times, even when I wasn’t home.
Allegra was never supposed to be an only cat. When I adopted the then 7-month-old kitten last April, the plan was for Amber, who was 12 at the time, to show her the ropes, and for the two of them to become playmates and best friends.