Latest cat advice...

Does my cat have fleas?

The most common flea found on cats and dogs is the cat flea. Using modern treatments is the only way to control fleas effectively.

My cat will only drink milk — help!

Most cats love the taste of cat milk, but it's important to always offer them fresh water too.

Will my kitten be short or longhaired?

Many young kittens look fluffy whether short or longhaired — it all depends on their genes.

How to work with cats

If you'd like to pursue a career with cats, read our essential advice from pet columnist Celia Haddon.

What is sudden feline death?

Unfortunately sudden death can occur in cats for a number of reasons, including cardiomyopathy.

My cat was killed on the road

Sudden traumatic loss can make the grieving process much more complex.

Is stress making my cat lose his fur?

Fur loss is most commonly caused by ‘over-grooming’, where the cat excessively licks the hair. 

Should I feed my cat wet or dry food?

Food expert Nicole Paley discusses the advantages of both and highlights why feeding a mixed diet could suit your cat.

Is stress making my cat lose his fur?

Fur loss is most commonly caused by ‘over-grooming’, where the cat excessively licks and ingests the hair, says Nikki Gaut...

How herbs can help your cat

Herbalism has been integral to the medical traditions of cultures in China and India. Vet Holly Mash discusses how herbs can help your cat...

How do I make homemade cat food?

A homemade diet for a cat (or dog) is not as straight-forward as it would initially seem, as Dr Sue Dawson advises...

Why has my cat started toileting inside?

When cats are anxious and stressed they may lack the confidence to go to the toilet outside.

Should we get another cat?

Have you recently had a cat put to sleep and are worried your other cat will get lonely? Our expert shares her advice.

Top five cat breed profiles...

British Shorthair Cat Breed Profile

British Shorthair

With teddy-bear looks, the British Shorthair (BSH) has a fabulous temperament and is one of the most popular breeds of cat.

Maine Coon Cat Breed Profile

Maine Coon

Being one of the largest breeds of cat, the Maine Coon cat is well known for his size; a big cat with an even bigger personality!

Ragdoll Cat Breed Profile

Ragdoll

The Ragdoll thrives on human company. Although stunning to look at, these cats are best known for their wonderful temperaments.

Bengal Cat Breed Profile

Bengal Cat

The Bengal cat is known as the domestic cat in wild wrapping. With a sparkling coat, the Bengal cat is one of a kind!

Siberian Cat Breed Profile

Siberian

Allow us to introduce you to the Siberian cat breed — a friendly gentleman with a winning personality and a warm winter coat!  

Cat health

What is sudden feline death?

Unfortunately sudden death can occur in cats for a number of reasons, including cardiomyopathy.

Is stress making my cat lose his fur?

Fur loss is most commonly caused by ‘over-grooming’, where the cat excessively licks the hair. 

Cats in the home

How to stop a bully cat visiting your home

Behaviourist Francesca Riccomini offers some advice on deterring a bully cat from visiting your home.

Can chocolate poison cats?

It's always tempting to treat your cat, but chocolate is toxic and should never be given to pets. Find out why here...

Outdoor cats

How to introduce a cat flap

Is your cat reluctant to use a cat flap? Read behaviourist Francesca Riccomini's top training tips...

Making your garden as cat-friendly as possible

Cat-friendly garden

Want to make your garden as attractive as possible to keep your cat in? We have all the tips and tricks you need, as well as a how-to on building your own garden chalet for your cat. 

Kitten care

Why should I neuter my kitten?

Unless you are planning to breed from your pedigree cat, neutering is highly recommended for all kittens.

Your essential kitten care plan

How to keep your kitten healthy at every stage of his development, including vaccine and neutering information.

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