Cat and Kitten Insurance

Cat insurance can bring real peace of mind and help to take the worry out of a stressful situation. Choosing the right insurance for cats might seem like a big job, but we’re here to help!
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8 Cat Myths and Misconceptions

Over the years, cats have baffled just about everyone – from owners to behaviourists and even scientists. Because of their mysterious nature, there are numerous cat myths and rumours that are commonly believed, but just how true are they?
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Cat First Aid

There’s nothing scarier than when our pets are unwell or hurt and we often naturally go into a panic as we don’t know what to do. At Purina, we’ve created this guide to cat first aid to help you keep your pet calm and comfortable until you can reach your veterinarian.
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Sleeping Arrangements for a Kitten’s First Night Home

Sleeping Arrangements for a Kitten’s First Night Home Teaser: A kitten’s first night in a new home is likely one of the biggest challenges they have ever faced. Here are a few things to know and what you can do to help your new kitten sleep peacefully through the night.
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Litter Training Kittens and Cats

If you have an indoor cat or one with limited access to outside, a litter tray is essential. Litter training kittens and cats is relatively simple and with this helpful guide your furry friend will be using the tray confidently in no time!
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Cats and Catnip

Sprinkle some catnip near to your kitten and you’ll notice a sudden change in behaviour. Find out more about this plant and why it’s got such an effect on your fluffy feline.
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Why Do Cats Hate Water?

Cats and water don’t mix, or at least that’s how the old saying goes. But what is it about this banal liquid that makes them lose their mind as captured by so many “cats vs bathtubs” videos on the Internet? And do all cats hate water? Find out here.
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The Most Affectionate and Friendliest Cat Breeds

We’re often relieved to see the friendly side of our feline companions, but did you know that some breeds show it off more often than others? Here are some of the friendliest cat breeds you can wish for.
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How to Help Your Constipated Cat

Although cat constipation is a fairly common problem, the causes and symptoms can be wildly different from one cat to the next. Discover what you need to know about this condition to help treat it quickly and prevent it from making sudden appearances into your cat’s life.
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Cat Conjunctivitis: Symptoms and Treatment

Have you noticed your cat pawing at their eye which, all of a sudden, has become red and swollen? Your feline friend might suffer from cat conjunctivitis. Find out what it means, what’s causing it and what you can do to help this uncomfortable eye condition go away.
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8 Fluffy Cat Breeds

Boasting super soft coats and a teddy bear-like appearance, fluffy cats are guaranteed to melt your heart and make perfect snuggle companions. Find out more about our top 8 fluffy cat breeds in this article.
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Facts About Ginger Cats

Marmalade, red, orange or ginger – whatever you want to call it, ginger cats are nothing less than extraordinary. Find out everything there is to know from what’s responsible for the colouring of ginger cats to the cat breeds that come in this wonderful shade.
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Why Do Cats Hiss?

Cat hissing is a common behaviour which sort of resembles the sound a snake makes. We’ve come to associate this with them being extremely annoyed, but did you know there are numerous reasons why cats hiss?
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7 Grey Cat Breeds

Boasting shimmering coats which range in shade from silver to slate, it’s clear that grey cats are simply stunning. Keep reading to find out about our top 7 grey cat breeds which are sure to steal your heart.
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Christmas Safety for Cats

If you’re a cat owner, Christmastime can be a stressful and dangerous time. Luckily, there’s lots of things you can do to make sure your cat’s happy and safe this festive season, keep reading to find out more.
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Cat Overgrooming: Causes and Treatment

Excessive grooming can be a response to changes in your cat’s environment they’re struggling to come to terms with. These are some of the most common causes for cat overgrooming.
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Incredible Rare Cat Breeds You Will Fall in Love With

Discover some of the most amazing-looking cats and see what makes them so unique. These rare cat breeds might be hard to find, but they’re a must-know for any cat lover.
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Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

If you’re a cat owner, you may have noticed that they can be quite partial to a munch of grass sometimes. This may seem unusual as cats are obligate carnivores, but grass can actually have numerous benefits for them. Find out why do cats eat grass with Purina.
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Cancer in Cats – Symptoms & Treatment

It’s a sad reality that our furry friends are prone to getting some of the same diseases as us, and that includes cancer. Cancer in cats is less common than it is in dogs, but when they develop it it’s more likely to be fatal. Learn what to be on the lookout for and how to catch it early with our guide.
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7 Black and White Cat Breeds

Black and white cats are incredibly popular throughout the UK, but are there any specific breeds that come in this wonderful hue? Keep reading to find out more.
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8 Large Domestic Cat Breeds

Big cat breeds just means that there’s more kitty for you to love! Find out more about the largest domestic cat breeds with Purina.
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10 Amazing Grey Cat Names

Here is some inspiration to help you find that perfect name for your new grey kitten. These are some of our favourite grey cat names.
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How Long Do Cats Sleep?

If you’ve witnessed your kitten have a shut eye more frequently than not, you’ve naturally got some questions about your cat’s sleeping patterns. Find out how much sleep our dear feline friends need to feel refreshed and ready to play with their favourite owner.
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6 Small Cat Breeds

Tiny cats are completely adorable, probably because they remind us so much of kittens! Find out which cats always stay small and keep their kitten like personalities well into adulthood.
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The Best Black Cat Names

If you’re lucky enough to have a new charcoal kitty in your life, find here the perfect name to go with that slick dark fur. We’ve taken our inspiration from the popular culture, the world of celebrities and we looked into the magic side of things too.

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How to Remove a Tick from a Cat

If you have a cat that likes to explore the outside world, it’s likely that they’ll encounter a tick at some point. Find out how to remove a tick from a cat with this guide.
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5 Reasons Why Cats Meow

Whether you enjoy a soothing meow every now and then or you’re growing impatient with all your cat’s attempts to make conversation, the reasons why cats meow are just as fascinating as the kittens themselves. Find out more here.

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Lungworm in Cats – Symptoms and Treatment

If your cat is suffering from coughing fits and lack of energy, lungworms might be the culprit. Find out more about symptoms and treatment.
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7 Awesome Black Cat Breeds You’ll Want to Take Home

Black cats are friendly, playful, effortlessly elegant and have a lot of love to give. Discover some of the most popular black cat breeds here.
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Top 10 White Cat Names

Find the perfect name for your ball of fur. We put together the finest selection of white cat names for you to choose from.
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Why Do Cats Have Whiskers?

Whiskers do a lot more than making your kitty look cute, they also serve many important purposes! From working as a built-in measuring tape to helping with their close up vision, your cat's whiskers are truly amazing!
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What Are Tabby Cats

You’ve heard of them and no doubt you’ve seen them time and again. Tabby cats are adored all over the world, but do you know where their name comes from or what are the marks of a true tabby cat? Find out all this and more here.
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Why Do Cats Wag Their Tails?

It's a common misconception that cats will only wag their tails when they're angry, but there's actually loads of reasons why they may do this. Find out everything you need to know about cat tail language in this article.
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Can Cats See in the Dark?

Cats are notorious night owls, so we've long thought that they have excellent night vision, but is this actually true? Find out everything you need to know about your cat's night vision with our guide.
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Can Cats Dream?

Our cats seem to spend most of their lives asleep, so it's only reasonable for us to wonder, do cats dream? Find out what your feline thinks about when they drift off to dreamland with Purina.
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Why Do Cats Knead?

Cat kneading, also known as 'making biscuits' is an adorable behaviour, usually seen when they're having a good fuss! You may be wondering why they do this and want to discover the reasoning behind the behaviour, which is why we've put together this handy guide to tell you everything you need to know.
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What is Cat Scratch Fever?

Cat scratch fever is an incredibly rare bacterial infection that can affect humans when a cat's claws or teeth break the skin. Read our guide to discover everything you need to know about the rare disease, including what causes it and who's generally most at risk.
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Hernias in Cats

Hernias in cats are quite uncommon but they can still occur, and if they're caught early enough they generally aren't serious. Keep reading to discover everything you need to know about hernias in cats and what you should do if you think your kitty has one.
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How to Stop Cats Scratching Furniture

If you have a cat that won't stop scratching your furniture, you're probably wondering how to make them stop it, which is why we've put together this handy guide to help you prevent your cat from shredding your sofa! Keep reading to find out more.
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How Smart are Cats?

Our cats seem extremely intelligent, they always seem to know exactly what we're up to and when their dinner time should be, but how intelligent are they really? Here at Purina we've researched everything you need to know about the topic, keep reading to find out how smart they really are.
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Cat Ear Care and Cleaning

Cats are incredibly clean creatures, but sometimes they may need a little bit of help cleaning those hard to reach places like their ears. Find out how to clean a cats ears and what you should be looking out for with our handy guide.
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Do Cats Like Music?

As humans we love music, but do our cats feel the same? Find out how your furry friend feels about music and the research behind it with Purina.
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Top 5 Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

If you suffer from allergies you may have given up hope of ever owning a cat, but did you know that there are certain hypoallergenic cat breeds that might not provoke your allergies? Keep reading to find out more.
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10 Cat Breeds with Blue Eyes

Cats with blue eyes have captured the hearts of people all over the world, but which cats actually have blue eyes? Keep reading to find out more and discover what can cause them.
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Quiz: What Cat Breed Are You?

With so many cat breeds in the world today, have you ever wondered which one you'd be? Take our quiz here to find out which cat breed matches your personality.
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14 Fun Facts about Cats

18% of households in the UK own a cat, but there's still so much that we don't know about them. From the unusual way they walk, to how big the largest cat is, we bet you haven't heard some of these fun facts!
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Why Do Cats Like Boxes?

Owners are constantly baffled when they buy their cat a cool new toy and they're much more interested in the box it came in! But why do cats love boxes so much? Keep reading to find out why.
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Do Cats Always Land on Their Feet?

Everyone's heard the saying 'cats always land on their feet', but is there any truth in it? Keep reading to find out how they manage to do it and the amazing science behind it.
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Why Adopt an Older Cat?

When adopting a cat, don't automatically count out older cats. There are numerous benefits to adopting an older kitty, they're much better suited to those with a busy lifestyle, among other things! Keep reading to learn more reasons why you should consider adopting an older cat.
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Essential Cat Adoption Checklist

If you're thinking about adopting a cat, you need to make sure that your family and home are ready for your new arrival. We've created these useful checklists and guides to make the process as straightforward as possible.
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How Do Cats Show Affection?

It's a common misconception that cats are not affectionate, mainly because dogs have more explicit ways of demonstrating affection, whereas cats are much more subtle. From head-butting to meowing, find out how your cat shows love!
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What Do Different Cat Noises Mean?

Discover the meaning behind why your cat makes hissing or purring sounds with our handy guide, and before you know it you'll be able to translate what your kitty is trying to tell you like a pro!
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How to Stop Your Cat Biting

It's not pleasant if you have a cat that always seems to bite you. Learn more about the reasons why cats bite and the best ways to stop it with our guide and tips. 

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How to Spot and Treat Cat Anxiety

Cats with separation anxiety can be a huge problem for pet owners. Read our guide to find out more about cat anxiety and how best to help your pet. 

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Down Syndrome-like Symptoms in Cats

Can cats have Down syndrome? Keep on reading to find out if cats can get it and the possible symptoms. 

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Why Your Cat is Meowing at Night

Hearing a cat meowing at night is not uncommon – but if you are a cat owner and it’s your cat that is meowing at night, it may be something that you are concerned about. Also known as night vocalisation or night calling, if your cat is meowing at night it can be a problem if it is a sign of their discomfort or it’s disturbing your rest. Read on to find out more about the reasons that your cat may be being particularly vocal at night.
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How to Take Care of Your Cat This Winter?

This winter season, be aware of how best to take care of your cat during the cold months and what their needs may be. In this article, we’ll list the important factors you should look out for in terms of winter cat care to make sure your pet is safe.
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What to Do If You Find a Stray Cat?

What do you do when you find a stray cat? When a cat comes to your window, meowing for food and water, what steps should you take?
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6 New Year Resolutions for Your Cat This Year

Soon, it will be that time of year again when we all gather together in parties and count down the end of the year and the beginning of the new one. New Year is a great chance to begin over and to make a list of resolutions. If you are like us, you have already started on that list and have full intentions of keeping your resolutions!
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4 Christmas Presents for Cats

The festive season will soon be here, which means present shopping is just around the corner. But what about your cat? Here are a few Christmas presents for cats that will involve them in the festivities!
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What Does My New Cat Need?

Welcoming a new cat to the house can be an exciting experience. It can also feel slightly scary – maybe you even feel unprepared. Have you got everything you need? Will your cat be comfortable in your new house?
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Essential Information for Breeding Cats

If you are considering breeding cats, there are several factors you need to consider before making a decision. It is not a job you should undertake lightly and we recommend reading up as much as you can on the cat breed you want to breed and what the process may entail.
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How to Stop Cats Fighting

It can be extremely distressing to see your cat get into a fight, whether that is with their playmates at home or with other cats outside of the house. But there are ways to stop cats fighting, both in the short term and in the long term. In this article, we’ll explore why cats fight, how to stop cats from fighting and what long-term solutions you can look towards if it keeps happening.
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Training Your Kitten or Cat

Although training is more traditionally associated with dogs, you can also teach your cat a few tricks, too! Your moggy can learn to recognise their name and come to you when you call them. To help your pet pick up these skills, it’s important to train your kitten from an early age and as soon as possible.

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Purina Body Condition Tool for Cats

Playing with your cat is one of the most enjoyable things about owning one, and it’s very important for their health, from kittenhood right through to old age. Play encourages your cat to be active, keep supple and maintain a good body condition. Even better, playing is a great cat exercise that helps encourage them to express their natural hunting instincts.

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Help Your Cat Lose Weight: Case Studies

Most cats enjoy treats almost as much as they love a good snooze, but unfortunately what they want isn’t always good for them!

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Moving House with Your Cat

Cats love sharing your home with you – for them, it’s somewhere familiar and comforting where they can feel safe, secure and relaxed.

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Travelling with Your Cat by Car or Plane

Most cats are home lovers, so travelling anywhere else with them can make them stressed. Some journeys are unavoidable, so when travelling with cats it’s important to know how you can make your feline friend feel comfortable.

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The Ultimate Cat Travel Checklist

Sometimes holidays just aren’t right unless the whole family is there, and for some people that includes their pets. Holidays with your cat can be an extremely fun way to bond with your pet, but it's important to make sure you're prepared with a cat travel checklist!

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Why Do Cats Purr?

Curling up with your cat as she purrs is a comfort to all pet owners. It’s a sign she’s happy, content and feeling settled on your lap, enjoying lots of fuss and attention – or is it?

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Understanding Cat Spraying and Marking

Cats make wonderful pets, and whilst most of their behaviour makes us laugh and smile, some of their actions can seem confusing and sometimes even a little anti-social! For example, cats spray urine, which can seem unpleasant if it happens inside your home. If this is an issue, the best way to tackle this issue is to understand your cat’s behaviour, then address the cause.

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Helping Cats Overcome Phobias

Your cat’s survival instinct often keeps them out of trouble, but sometimes it can develop into a less rational phobia. Luckily there are ways you can help your frightened cat and prevent unnecessary fears developing.

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Understanding Your Cat's Body Language

Whether you’re a first time cat owner or have a long term feline friend, there will be times where you wish you could know what your cat is thinking.

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Parties, Cats and Fireworks

Everyone loves a good celebration. But loud noises, crowds and unfamiliar situations can be worrying for cats who aren’t used to them, so here are a few tips to help you and your cat enjoy the party season too!

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Aggressive Behaviour in Cats

Your cat probably has lots of quirky habits, which is one of the many reasons they’re so much fun to be with. But sometimes their behaviour can surprise you – maybe yours has been scratching and clawing things you don’t want them to, for example, or shredding an innocent pair of curtains. We often associate chewed-up furnishings and general mayhem with mischievous or anxious dogs, but a destructive pet with cat behaviour problems can do their fair share of damage too.

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The Cat Health Check Guide

To help your cat stay as healthy and happy as possible, Purina recommends giving them a regular check to assess their body condition score. This score gives you lots of clues about your cat’s weight and health.
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How to Keep Your Cat Healthy Through Playing?

Playing with your cat is one of the most enjoyable things about owning one, and it’s very important for their health, from kittenhood right through to old age. Play encourages your cat to be active, keep supple and maintain a good body condition. Even better, playing is a great cat exercise that helps encourage them to express their natural hunting instincts.
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Playing With Your Cat

Playing with your lovable cat is an invaluable part of your relationship with them. What’s more, playing on a daily basis helps both of you stay physically and emotionally healthy – what more excuse do you need?
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How to Stop a Cat Scratching Furniture

Your cat probably has lots of quirky habits, which is one of the many reasons they’re so much fun to be with. But sometimes their behaviour can surprise you – maybe yours has been scratching and clawing things you don’t want them to, for example, or shredding an innocent pair of curtains. We often associate chewed-up furnishings and general mayhem with mischievous or anxious dogs, but a destructive pet with cat behaviour problems can do their fair share of damage too.

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Is Your Cat Overweight?

Just like us, cats can put on a few extra pounds, especially as they get older and become less active, or if they spend every day indoors. It’s important to prevent your cat from putting on too much weight, as overweight cats can face many health implications that can prevent them from enjoying a happy and healthy lifestyle.
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Understanding Your Cat's Psychology

Your cat doesn’t just need the right food and exercise for their age and body condition; emotional nourishment and cat care is also one of the most important parts of keeping a happy cat.

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Coping with Amputation in Cats

No pet owner wants a time to come when they have to think about cat amputation, but if your cat’s had an accident or is unwell and surgery can stop their pain, it can be the kindest thing to do.
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Common Questions About Cats and Water

Many owners have questions surrounding cats and water. While cats have a reputation for hating anything wet, some will behave in a way that suggests the exact opposite. When it comes to water many cats share similar characteristics, although there are also plenty of personal differences. .We’ve answered some of your most common questions about cats and water.

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Coping with Blindness in Cats

Of course not all cats go blind, and if they do they can still lead a wonderful, fun-filled life. However, if you realise your cat is going blind, there are a few changes you should make to help them out.
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Cats with Special Diets

Just like their personalities, each cat’s dietary needs are slightly different – and sometimes, this means they need an altogether different kind of food. Luckily, there are lots of options to choose from.
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Helping Your Cat Recover from Surgery

After your cat’s operation they might be out of sorts for a while, but with a bit of extra love and care from you, they’ll soon be back to pouncing, exploring and playing as normal.
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Why Is Your Cat Drinking Lots of Water?

When the weather gets warmer, your cat will probably want to drink more water. However, on occasion, if your cat is drinking a lot it may signal an underlying problem. Read on to find out about your cat’s water intake, and how to spot any problems.
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Cat Fleas: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Cat fleas are very normal, and they’re the most common reason for a cat to develop a skin problem.
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Cat Ear Problems

Cat ears – just like ours – are sensitive things, and should always be handled with care. Your cat’s ears should always be clean, with no thick brown or green waxy discharge, and there shouldn’t be any redness, itchiness or unusual smells.
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Cat Ticks: Causes, Signs & Treatment

Ticks can be a painful problem that your cat may have to face. Find out how to prevent and treat cat ticks below.
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Cat Fleas and Ticks: Symptoms & Treatment

Fleas are extremely common, and they’re the most common reason for a cat to develop a skin problem.
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Food Allergies in Cats

True allergies are thankfully very rare in cats, and can often be confused with the more common (and less severe) food intolerances. Learn how to spot if your cat has an allergy, and what you can do to get them back to their happy and healthy selves again.
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Unusual Cat Illness Symptoms To Watch Out For

We understand that as a loving cat owner, you want your pet to be as happy and healthy as possible. As cats can’t tell us what’s wrong when they don’t feel well, it can be difficult to know when they might need help.
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Hair Loss in Cats

Have you gone to give your cat a loving stroke and felt that their fur isn’t as thick as it usually is, or have noticed that there’s a bald patch on your cat? There are a number of reasons why your cat could be losing their fur and it’s always important to get your vet to take a closer look to solve the problem of hair loss in cats.
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Cat Flu: Symptoms, Treatment & Long-term Effects

Flu in cats can be just like human flu: symptoms include a runny nose and achy muscles, and plenty of TLC is needed for recovery. Learn how to spot the signs and symptoms of flu and how it can be treated.
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Cat Skin Problems

Your cat’s skin is a good general indicator of their health. It should be pink or black (depending on the breed) and their coat should be smooth and shiny.
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Kidney Problems in Cats: Causes & Treatments

Cat's kidneys play several important roles in keeping your pet healthy including removing toxins, maintaining their blood pressure and helping to produce hormones for new red blood cells. With so much to do, it’s perhaps not surprising that as cats get older, it’s quite common for their kidneys to wear out after working so hard.
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Cat Urinary Tract Problems

If you’ve noticed that your pet is having problems going to the toilet, it may be down to Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD). This is a broad term that’s used to describe a number of urinary tract conditions that affect cats’ bladders and urethras.
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Diabetes in Cats

Your cat loves to run about, climb, pounce on toys and go exploring all day long – and this doesn’t have to change even if they are diagnosed with cat diabetes.
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Harmful Substances and Poisonous Foods for Cats

Your cat’s sense of exploration is one of the things that makes them so precious to you, but it sometimes means you have to keep an eye out for things that can harm them, too. There are many harmful substances and poisonous foods for cats that your feline friend might come across in their lifetime, so it’s important that you know which to keep out of their reach in the home.
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Can Cats Eat Chocolate?

While they’re not quite as likely to gate crash the Easter egg stash and gobble the lot like a dog might, cats can sometimes get a taste for chocolate. Most owners know that chocolate is bad for dogs, but do you know if cats can eat chocolate?
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Keeping You and Your Cat Healthy

With all the enjoyment your pet gives you, and you them, it’s easy to forget that as well as being valued family members there are many ways in which your cat can affect your health too.
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How to Look After Your Cat's Teeth

Did you know that eight out of ten cats over the age of three have tooth and gum problems? Just like our own teeth, your cat’s teeth accumulate plaque and if this isn’t kept under control, it can lead to tartar and even periodontal disease. You know how important it is to look after your own teeth, so make sure you give that same care and attention to your furry friend’s cat dental care.
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The Cat Health Checklist

As a loving pet owner, you’re bound to want the absolute best for your cat, and this all starts with making sure that they are as happy and healthy as possible.
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How To Groom Your Cat Properly?

Most cats take real pride in their appearance, spending almost half their waking hours preening themselves to perfection. Being independent creatures, cats are keen to look after themselves, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t lend a hand in their pampering routine. Grooming your cat plays a big part in caring for your pet and regular maintenance will mean your cat looks great and feels great too!
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Tips For a Healthy Cat Pregnancy

Your cat is having kittens – what wonderful news! Amongst all of the excitement, remember that your cat may need extra care, comfort and affection when pregnant.
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Top Things to Look Out For During Cat Pregnancy & Labour

Complications are rare in cat pregnancies, but can occasionally happen. To help your cat bring bundles of fur into the world with ease, the Purina PetCare team share their advice on how to spot warning signs early on.
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Feeding Your Cat During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is both wonderful and wonderfully tiring, for you and your pet. One important thing you can do to help your mum-to-be is to give her the nutritional support she needs.
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Feeding Your Cat and Getting the Balance Right

As a cat lover, you’ll want your furry friend to lead a long, healthy, happy and active life. One of the best ways to achieve this is by making sure your cat’s diet has the right balance of the five major nutrient groups: protein, fats & oils, vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates.
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Feeding Your Indoor Cat

As indoor cats don’t have the same opportunities to exercise as their outdoor counterparts, it can be tougher for them to keep trim.
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What Do Cats Drink?

Unlike humans, cats should only really drink one thing – water. Despite popular belief, milk is not good for cats, so it’s best to steer clear of dairy. But why?
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Why Purina Offers a Wide Range of Cat Food

We care as much about cats as you do, and we know that you want the best for your feline friend. When we develop our cat foods, we spend a lot of time talking to cat lovers and they remind us time and time again that each pet is unique in their own way.
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Snacks and Treats for Your Cat

As a cat-lover, you’ll know how tempting it can be to give your furry friend treats and titbits to eat alongside their main meals.
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How to Feed a Fussy Cat

Cats are known for being proud and particular pets, and that doesn’t stop when it comes to what they eat! Like us, each cat will have their own favourite food and flavours, so fussy eating cats might turn their nose up at something that doesn’t tantalise their taste buds.
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Choosing a Water Bowl for Your Cat

If your cat is fussy about water, it might be time to find a new water bowl. There are lots of different options out there, so with a little research, you’ll be able to find the ideal bowl for your pet.
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Feeding Your Adult Cat

Once your cat has reached their first birthday, it’s time to think about a regular cat feeding routine. As they change from a playful kitten to a full-grown adult cat, it’s important to make sure they have all the right nutrients they need to stay happy and healthy.
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What to Do If Your Cat Goes Missing

If your much-loved pet goes missing, it’s every cat owner’s worst nightmare. Not only is it upsetting and stressful for you when you can’t find your cat or kitten, but then you also worry that your pet may be scared or hurt.
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Kitten and Cat Vaccinations

As a responsible cat owner, it’s important to keep up to date with your cat’s vaccinations to protect them from a range of diseases
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Kitten and Cat Neutering FAQs

You’ve made a new furry addition to your family – fantastic! When your kitten is still so small and cute, it could be tough to imagine them with kittens of their own.
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Microchipping Your Cat

As well as lots of love and attention, you’ll want to give your cat the best protection possible if they are lost or missing. By microchipping your cat, you’re giving them the best chance of being found and safely returned to you if they should wander off.
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Catteries and Cat Sitting Services

Cats are known for their independent nature, which is just one of the qualities that makes them such great pets! Most cats will be perfectly happy being left alone during the day if, for example, you go out to work.
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Introducing Your New Cat to Your Other Pets

Cats are famously independent, which is one reason why they are so well suited as pets, especially for those who are best suited to furry friend who isn’t so needy. This personality trait can have a flip side, as it can potentially make them a bit anti-social and unpredictable. So, if you’re introducing a new cat to your home and to other pets, be patient, understanding and approach with care – with a bit of time, everyone should get on just fine.
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Cat Labour and Giving Birth

If you’re expecting new bundles of fur arriving at your home soon, it can very exciting – and perhaps a little daunting too.
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Ways to Cope with the Loss of Your Cat

When our cherished pet is no longer in our lives it can be devastating, whether you are coping with the loss of a cat, the loss of a dog, or indeed any other pet. However, it’s important to remember that you’re not alone.
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Feeding Your Senior Cat

From around the age of seven you’ll notice that your older cat starts taking life a bit easier - and who can blame them!
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Is My Cat a Senior Yet?

Your cat is an important part of your family, and we understand that it’s not nice to think of your fluffy companion getting older.
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Do You Know What Your Cat's Health Age Is?

Most of us know our cat’s age in years, but it’s just as important to be aware of their health age too as their nutritional needs are different at each stage.
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Your Cat's Age in Human Years

According to popular legend, one human year is the equivalent of seven ‘cat years’, but in reality a one-year-old cat is much more mature than a seven-year-old child.
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Bringing a Kitten Home

Great news - the time has finally come when you can welcome your new kitten into your home! Just like bringing home a new-born baby, you’ll want everything to be just right so that they’ll settle in quickly and feel right at home.

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How to Groom a Kitten

Although your cat is beautiful, they are so much more than a pretty face. Not only do they have a stunning coat, but they’re biologically designed to look after them.
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What to Feed a Kitten?

So you’ve welcomed a new bundle of fur to your family – congratulations! Now that you’ve settled the new arrival into your home, you’ll be wondering how you can help them grow up healthy and strong.
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The Importance of Regular Vet Check-ups for Cats

Even if you keep a close eye on your cat's health it’s a good idea to take them to the vet for an annual wellness and cat health check-up.

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Putting Your Cat to Sleep

Putting a cat to sleep is a heart breaking thought, and a time that any pet owner dreads, but at some stage you may have to consider this as the kindest option for your cat. For example, this may happen if their quality of life is suffering due to illness, injury or old age, and there’s no sign of them getting better.

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Cat Pregnancy Information & Advice

Having kittens is a very exciting and emotional time for you and your cat. Before you can welcome bundles of fur into your home, you need to know how to tell if your cat is pregnant, and what you can do to ensure her pregnancy is as happy as possible.
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Caring For Your Senior Cat

You might have noticed that your cat is napping more, can’t jump as high as they used to or isn’t chasing a piece of string with as much energy as they did before.

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Getting a New Cat: Welcoming Your New Cat

With your new cat or kitten due to arrive home any day, you’re bound to be very excited. In these last few days before their arrival, there are plenty of things to keep you busy until the day your new cat comes home.

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Should I Get a Cat or Dog?

We’re a nation of pet lovers, and rightly so! Cats and dogs offer unconditional love, affection and friendship, as well as a host of therapeutic benefits, such as improved general health and wellbeing – after all, who doesn’t like a cuddle from a furry friend at the end of a long day?
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Bathing Cats: Everything You Need to Know

Cats don’t usually need baths, but there are some exceptional circumstances. If they’re rolled in something that they can’t wash off themselves, or they have long hair which has become matted, a bath might be a good idea.
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Cat Proofing Your Garden

Your new cat is precious, so you will want to make their new environment as safe as possible. So where do you start when creating a cat proof garden?
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Getting a Kitten

So you've decided you can give a loving home to a cute little kitten - you’ve done your homework and know which breed you want.
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Choosing the Right Cat for You

Getting a new cat or kitten is a wonderfully exciting experience!
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Different Cat Breeds

Many of the cats you see out and about are affectionately known as ‘moggies’, which simply means a non-pedigree cat. Friendly, attractive, and full of curiosity, they’re probably the most common type of feline friend to have.
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How Do I Adopt or Rescue a Cat?

There are many benefits of choosing to adopt a cat. You’re considering giving a pet a second chance at a fulfilled family life, an opportunity that every animal should have.
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Getting a cat

Deciding to get a new cat is so exciting, but also can raise lots of questions. For example, what breed would you like? Can you handle the challenges of a cheeky kitten, or would a calmer senior cat suit your lifestyle more?
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