No matter how low-maintenance your cat is (or laidback your parenting style), the reality is that emergency vet visits happen at this time of year, and that many of these are completely avoidable. So take the time to put a safety plan in place for your kitty, for the festive season, and beyond.
Many pet owners are unsure how to determine if their cat is indeed overweight. We’re here to make this simple.
In Sydney and surrounds the 'tick season’ is unofficially Spring and Summer, however in warmer areas up north it can be all year around. One type of tick, the paralysis tick, is a big problem along the East Coast of Australia, and if left to feed on your pet (both dogs and cats can be affected) it will inject it’s toxin which will cause them to become very sick and if left untreated, can result in death.
Permethrin is an insecticide within the pyrethroid family. It is widely used in flea and tick control and is well known to be toxic to cats. Unfortunately this is a commonly reported poisoning in cats.
Shedding of hair is absolutely normal for most cats, provided that they continue to maintain a normal hair coat.