Cat Care and Advice

Free expert cat advice, from kitten care to older cats, indoor cat advice and plenty more. Your Cat wants to make every cat a happy cat!

Why do black flecks appear on my cat's chin?

The hair follicles on some cats' chins can produce excessive sebaceous material and keratin, says Vet Nikki Gaut...

How to give your cat a health check

Take the time to give your cat a thorough health check, both at home and at the vets, says Dr Bradley Viner...

Is my cat a healthy size?

Take a look at the Cat Size-O-Meter by the PFMA to find out if your cat is a healthy size.

Help! My cat only likes me when he's hungry!

Cats vary in their sociability and need for contact with people, explains behaviourist Jon Bowen.

How to help your teething kitten

Just like human babies, kittens may feel the need to bite or chew when teething. Help to ease your teething kitten with our top teething tips.

Why does my cat toilet on the lawn?

Deterring your cat from using his preferred toilet could end up causing an even bigger problem.

Should I microchip my cat?

Microchipping is still the safest and most reliable way of identifying your cat, as vet Nikki Gaut advises.

Does my cat get lonely when I'm at work?

Below the age of two years, cats are generally more receptive to the arrival of another cat.

How do I introduce my new kittens to my cat?

It's a good idea to get on with introducing them quickly, as most adult cats will regard kittens as a minor irritation.