Why Do Cats Purr?

Why Do Cats Purr?

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We all assume that when our cats purr, they're indicating that they are happy, comfortable, and relaxed, but that isn't always true. Although this phenomenon has been studied for decades, scientists are still not able to discern the exact why and how, but they have given their best guess as to this particularly curious behaviour. 
How To Keep Your Pets Safe In Winter

How To Keep Your Pets Safe In Winter

Cat Health
In winter, we make sure to stay safe and warm to avoid getting sick, and we should also take the same precautions for our four-legged friends. Many people assume that because pets have fur, they're safe from harsh, cold weather. But many pets, such as dogs, in particular, can experience severe problems, such as hypothermia and frostbite if left outside for long periods. 
Do Pets Dream?

Do Pets Dream?

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We have all noticed our dogs and cats making noises and moving in their sleep. Have you ever wondered if your pets dreams? The answer is yes! Researchers say dogs experience different stages of sleep, much like humans. Learn more about REM and what goes on in your sleeping pets head. 

 

 

Lily poisoning in cats

Lily poisoning in cats

Cat Poisoning
When you think of lilies, you think of pretty, innocuous flowers that we often have in our homes. But there’s a common group of lilies can be sever...
Panado poisoning in cats | Cats and Paracetamol

Panado poisoning in cats | Cats and Paracetamol

Cats
Our cats are our cutest little furball friends. We play with them, love them to bits and think of them as our companions. So it’s understandable th...
8 Easy ways to make car rides safe and enjoyable for your pets

8 Easy ways to make car rides safe and enjoyable for your pets

Car Rides with pets
Some pets will spend many hours travelling in cars with their families, while for others, it will only be for dreaded vet check-ups! But whether th...
Emigrating with pets? Here are 8 steps to follow when leaving South Africa

Emigrating with pets? Here are 8 steps to follow when leaving South Africa

Cats
If you’re emigrating you’re probably dealing with tons of paperwork, and figuring out how to get your pets to your new country may feel overwhelmin...
Spoiling your pets. Simplified.  We’re taking the frustration out of fussing over your fur-babies

Spoiling your pets. Simplified. We’re taking the frustration out of fussing over your fur-babies

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Let’s face it, times are tough out there. The economy isn’t exactly thriving. The cost of living seems to soar ever higher as salaries shrink and f...
Feline leukaemia virus (FELV) in cats: what all cat owners need to know

Feline leukaemia virus (FELV) in cats: what all cat owners need to know

Cat Health
Feline leukaemia virus - often referred to as FELV - is a virus that is spread from cat to cat. It’s doesn’t affect dogs or people. FELV is usually...
Feline AIDS (FIV) in Cats: What you need to know to keep your cat safe

Feline AIDS (FIV) in Cats: What you need to know to keep your cat safe

Cat Health
FIV – feline immunodeficiency virus, or feline AIDS - is caused by a virus that affects cats only, and is commonly thought of as AIDS in cats. It’s...
The surprising truth about choosing between male and female pets

The surprising truth about choosing between male and female pets

Cats
So you’ve decided to get a pet but you haven’t made up your mind about gender. It seems everyone has an opinion on whether to go for a male or fema...
Am I a cat or a dog person? Answer these 5 questions to find out

Am I a cat or a dog person? Answer these 5 questions to find out

Cat vs Dog
Am I a cat or a dog person? So you know you want to lavish your love and affection on a furry friend, but you’re not sure whether it should be a fl...