Top tips for keeping pets cool this summer

Phew it’s lovely out there! But if you’re covered in fur and your paws are directly on the hot floor, it’s not so pleasant. Following a few simple common sense rules will ensure your pet stays safe in the extreme heat. Top tips to keeping your pet safe in the summer Take your walks early Read More

Does my cat have fleas?

“Does my cat have fleas?” is one of the most common questions cat owners ask themselves, the moment they see their cat having a scratch. If your cat is host to a severe flea infestation, you may actually see fleas on your pet but in most cases, it won’t be that obvious. Here are some of Read More

Can white cats get skin cancer on their ears?

We all recognise the relaxing feeling of the warmth from the sun, and us cat owners can almost tell the time by our cats moving around the garden or near the window as they try to remain in the sun’s rays across the lawn or carpet! But like humans, increased time in the sun can Read More

Does my pet have fleas? How do I check? What do I do next?

You probably already know that fleas are the most common visible parasite affecting cats and dogs but why do they keep coming back? Traditionally a problem in the spring/summer months, milder winters and central heating have now made fleas a year-round problem. We tell you all you need to know about these pesky pests, their life Read More

Are lilies poisonous to cats?

Sadly, as beautiful and often fragrant as they are, lilies are a big no no when it comes to cats. One eaten leaf or pollen ingested from simply brushing past a flower can be serious with potentially lethal implications for your cat. Any part, petals, stamens, leaves, or water in the vase, can be dangerous. Read More

How to choose a cattery or boarding kennel

One of the most important factors which determines whether us pet owners have a stress-free break, is the knowledge that our cats or dogs which we’ve had to leave behind are happy and healthy in a well-run cattery or boarding kennel. Leaving a pet behind is never an easy task, but they can’t always travel with you. Read More

Our guide to changing your pet’s diet and tips on introducing new food

We all like to give our pets food they enjoy, but when should we change their diet? What if we’ve been advised to feed them something different? We look at when you should change your pet’s diet and the best way to introduce new food. When should you change your pet’s diet? There are only two main Read More

New Food Trial – James Wellbeloved Oral Health

The best way to assess a food is to try it! We’ve just had this report in from Oliver and Renegade, Katzenworld’s famous felines, who have tried out James Wellbeloved Oral Health with Turkey. Their human wanted to help look after their teeth and oral hygiene, so Oliver and Renegade’s quick acceptance and enjoyment of the James Read More

Why do pets need regular flea treatment?

  Not a pretty picture! but as a pet owner, you know that you’ll need to protect your pet against fleas (and ticks) by giving them regular flea treatments. Did you realise it’s just as important to treat your home too? Approximately 95% of the flea population live in carpets, furnishings, soft bedding and the Read More

How to manage skin problems in cats and dogs

In cats and dogs, skin problems can be indicated by symptoms such as: Excessive hair loss Flaky or scaly skin Redness Bald patches Scratching (particularly for dogs) Licking and chewing their skin (particularly for cats) Lumps and bumps under the skin A dull-looking coat Causes of skin problems in cats and dogs Some of the Read More