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How to keep cats cool in hot weather

Hardcore how-tos

How to keep cats cool in hot weather

We look forward to summer all year. The weather is hot. The days are long. The drinks are cold. But summer also comes with risks, especially for our cats. And since they can’t always protect themselves, we’ve got to be there for them.


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Common Feline Toxins Part 2

Cat health

Common Feline Toxins Part 2

Plants, Pet Products and Chemical Hazards There are many potential poisons for cats found within the home environment. In Part 1 we looked at those found most commonly in human food and medication


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Common Feline Toxins Part 1

Cat health

Common Feline Toxins Part 1

Don't let Curiosity Kill the Cat There are many common household items which can be toxic to cats. Today we discuss some of the most relevant toxins found in human food and medication


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Cold weather safety tips for cats

Cold weather safety tips for cats

As a hardcore cat parent, keeping your cats safe in cold weather is vital. Whether they’re an outdoor explorer or a firm homebody, let’s talk cold weather safety tips.


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Chronic Kidney Disease in Senior Cats

Cat health

Chronic Kidney Disease in Senior Cats

Has your cat recently been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease? Or are you worried they might have developed it? We're here to help. In this article we'll explain what CKD is, how your cat might get it, how it's diagnosed, and how you can help your cat manage their symptoms


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Choosing A Cat Collar

Hardcore how-tos

Choosing A Cat Collar

As much as buying a collar can be extremely exciting, there are pro’s and con’s to your cat wearing a collar. Collars can help make sure your cat can be identified if they ever went missing and they allow people to know your cat is owned


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Cats in Contemporary Art – A Chat with Artist Endre Penovác

Cat parent life

Cats in Contemporary Art – A Chat with Artist Endre Penovác

The Hungarian artist based in Serbia, Endre Penovác, is arguably the most masterful painter of cats of our time. In recent years, cats have become a major focus within his body of work, and it’s easy to see why


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Cats in Cars – Eight Tips for Travelling

Hardcore how-tos

Cats in Cars – Eight Tips for Travelling

Most cats are not great travellers and even a short trip to the vet can be a source of enormous stress. This is usually expressed loudly and plaintively; but can also be seen in quiet cats that are breathing faster than usual, or salivating (this can be due to nausea or stress)


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Cats Not Eating Their Food: Tips and Tricks

Cat behaviour

Cats Not Eating Their Food: Tips and Tricks

Sometimes, cats don't eat and go off their food. KatKin’s team of vet nutritionists explain why and how to solve this.


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Cats and Ticks

Cat health

Cats and Ticks

It's tick bite prevention week, and we know first hand how unwanted these pesky pests are. Dr


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Cats and Sunburn

Hardcore how-tos

Cats and Sunburn

Like us, cats can’t resist the call of Vitamin D. In summer, you know where your cat will be based on which slither of carpet is bathed in sunlight


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Cats and Inappropriate Urination – Why it Happens and What to Do

Hardcore how-tos

Cats and Inappropriate Urination – Why it Happens and What to Do

At KatKin, we like to think outside the box, but we prefer that everything else happens inside the box! Inappropriate urination is one of the most common behaviour issues reported by cat owners. It can occur for a multitude of reasons including medical problems; litter tray aversion; or as a means of scent marking


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