Latest cat advice...

Winter cat care tips

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, follow Your Cat magazine's top tips to ensure your cat is kept safe and cosy this winter.

Summer cat care tips

Keep your cat cool and safe throughout the summer months with Your Cat magazine's top tips!

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.

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.

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 rid my house of the 'catty smell'?

Keeping the catty smell away

Worried that when people enter your house, they can smell you have a cat? Read our advice on getting rid of that 'catty' odour. 

Should I get another cat?

Should I get another cat?

Do you think your cat is unsociable and doesn't want to spend time with you? Getting another cat may not help at all.

Outdoor cats

Help, other cats use my cat flap!

Intruding cats can cause a lot of stress to resident felines so read our advice on how to stop them using your cat flap.

Will my cat get too cold in the winter?

Cats in winter

Being exposed to very cold temperatures for long periods is as dangerous to cats as it is to humans. 

Kitten care

VIDEO: A safe kitten home?

Watch our video to find out how you can prepare your home (and make it safe) for the arrival of your kitten.

Will my kitten be short or longhaired?

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

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