Tag: cats

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Silent Fireworks Hold New Hope for Traumatised Animals

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There are very few people in the veterinary business and animal welfare who like fireworks. Every year around Guy Fawkes, but now increasingly at other times of the year, especially New Year, the number of animals brought in to veterinary hospitals spikes. Furthermore, the number of pets reported lost or missing because they escape and […] Read More

Please Don’t Limit the RSPCA in Animal Welfare Prosecutions

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In an alarming move, the Environment Food and Affairs Committee has requested that the RSPCA (the world’s oldest animal rights organisation) take a less active role in bringing animal abusers to justice. Gudrun Ravetz, president of the British Veterinary Association, has said that the reasoning behind this is mysterious, since the RSPCA is responsible for 90% […] Read More

Critical Health Problems That Affect Ageing Cats

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As if ageing isn’t hard enough, life also throws a couple of curve balls in the form of geriatric-related illnesses. Cats, even with their nine lives, aren’t immune to old age ailments. Some cats will age gracefully and without much more than arthritis to show for it. Others, however, will succumb to one or more […] Read More

Learn How to Spot the Signs & Treatment of Arthritis in Pets

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Getting old is not for sissies. One of the most common conditions in ageing pets is arthritis. Arthritis in pets takes three primary forms. One is normal as pets age, but the other two are more serious and require immediate medical intervention. Types of arthritis: Immune-mediated arthritis (IMPA) is joint inflammation caused by the immune system […] Read More

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Essential Tips to Include Your Pets in an Emergency Plan

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Nobody wants to experience a home emergency, but it’s seldom that a household can go its entire life without having some disaster or another. Obviously, this makes home emergency insurance important, but having emergency cover isn’t the only necessity. It’s a good idea to have an emergency plan so that everyone in your home knows […] Read More

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All About Burmese Cats

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Burmese cats are among the most popular cats in the world, so we’re going to take a closer look at the breed. We’re going to find out more about Burmese cats in general, as well as their temperament, health and how much fun you can have together. About Burmese Cats Burmese cats are among the […] Read More

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Why is My Pet Pressing Her Head Against the Wall?

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Have you ever seen your dog or cat pressing their heads against the wall for no reason? Do they persist in keeping their heads against the wall, sometimes even walking with their heads to the wall until they get stuck in a corner? If the answer is yes to either of those questions then you […] Read More