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Responsible cat ownership

Responsible cat ownership

  • Pet insurance

    Cats bring us a lot of enjoyment, but there are also times when they can make us worry, especially when they get ill. Pet insurance can bring real peace of mind, taking the worry out of this stressful situation. Even so, you should be careful to choose the right company and the right policy for your pet, as there can be a wide difference between them, and this is one occasion when you must read the small print.

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  • The importance of regular vet check-ups

    In addition to examining your cat regularly at home for early signs of illness, it's also a good idea to take him or her to the vet for an annual wellness check up. This can be crucial when it comes to detecting subtle changes in your pet's health, especially important for a species likely to hide illness until it becomes severe.

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  • What to do if your cat goes missing

    It is very upsetting and stressful to lose your cat. To maximise your chance of finding a lost cat, you have to act fast - and don't panic!

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  • Vaccinations

    Keeping your cat up to date with vaccinations is very important in preventing some life-threatening diseases. It is also a condition of boarding for most reputable catteries and is required if your want to travel abroad with your pet. So make a note on your calendar each year to keep your cat as healthy as possible!

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  • Microchipping your cat

    Microchipping your cat is a simple and quick procedure. Once it has been done, your details are stored in a microchip database along with your cat’s details. This gives your cat the best chance of being identified and returned safely and quickly to you if she gets lost or stolen.

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  • Keeping you and your cat healthy

    Animals play an important role in many people’s lives and our pets can be considered as valued companions in more ways than one. They can improve our emotional wellbeing, reduce feelings of loneliness, encourage exercise and outdoor activities and create opportunities for social interactions with other people. But did you know that sometimes pets can pose a risk to our health and well-being, especially if we ignore some simple, everyday guidelines?

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