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How to Pill a Cat – A Survival Handbook

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How to Pill a Cat – A Survival Handbook

Giving a cat a pill can be a daunting task, and there is no single method that works for every person and every cat. If you have a technique that works for you, then it’s always best to stick with that


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How to make a birthday cake for your cat

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How to make a birthday cake for your cat

What is a birthday without a birthday cake? It’s no birthday at all. We want our cats to be able to have that special birthday experience, too. But as a hardcore cat parent, you know you can’t spoil them with a Victoria sponge, or a “pupcake” like you can for a dog. So how can you spoil your cat on their birthday? Well, cats need real meat, no matter the occasion. So, join us as we celebrate our 3rd birthday by making a KatKin birthday cake for your cat. Don’t panic – no baking required. We’ll provide the gently steam-cooked food. You bring the creative flair.


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How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Home

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How to Help Your New Cat Adjust to Your Home

If you are considering getting a new cat, you'll need to introduce them to the current occupants of your home. It is super important to be as prepared as possible for this introduction to allow your new cat’s journey to be as stress free as possible


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How to help your cats get along

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How to help your cats get along

February is the month of love, and we want our cats to feel it too. But while loving our cats is the easy part (we consider ourselves experts), convincing them to love each other can be a bit more tricky


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How To Help Your Cat Lose Weight

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How To Help Your Cat Lose Weight

If you have reached this article, there is a good chance that you have decided perhaps your cat has a little bit more cushioning than you would like and are looking for a way to help them shed that extra fur. If you're not sure, then check out our Body Condition Score to help you tell! Helping your cat lose weight gives them the chance of being much happier and healthier in the long term and reduces the chances of them developing disease associated with obesity


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How to help cats when you don't have one

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How to help cats when you don't have one

So – you love cats, but you can’t have one right now. Maybe your lifestyle makes adoption difficult or you can't afford it


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How to hand rear a kitten – our essential guide

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How to hand rear a kitten – our essential guide

Hand rearing kittens can be a fulfilling job to any cat lover. With their huge eyes; whisper-soft fur; and tremulous mews, they were born ready to steal our hearts


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How to Find the Right Cat Sitter

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How to Find the Right Cat Sitter

Cat sitters can be a great addition to your contact list when booking holidays or short trips away. If, like many cat owners, you’ve decided that your precious moggy would prefer a kind and caring alternative to catteries, then cat sitting might be the answer you’ve been looking for


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How To Exercise Your Indoor Cat

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How To Exercise Your Indoor Cat

Lots of our cats live indoors for many different reasons. Maybe they live in a big city, maybe they're into being cosy at all times, or maybe they just hate the sound of birds


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How to cat-safe your garden

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How to cat-safe your garden

The question of whether to allow your cat outdoors is a personal decision for every cat parent and depends on factors such as your location, proximity to busy roads, and lifestyle. Indoor cats live on average significantly longer than cats that are free to roam


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How to cat-proof your Christmas tree

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How to cat-proof your Christmas tree

Every year, every hardcore cat parent asks the same question: how do you make your Christmas tree cat-safe? Let’s get a jingle on and find out:


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How Pets Help Mental Health

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How Pets Help Mental Health

World Mental Health Day falls annually on October 10th. It was started in 1992 with the aim of raising awareness and sensitivity towards mental health around the world


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