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What is contact allergy in cats?

The least common form of allergies, contact allergy is often neglected in online sources of information about your cat’s health. Read our article for what you need to know about it!

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What is immunotherapy (ASIT) for cats?

If you have an atopic cat, you probably came across the concept of ‘immunotherapy’ somewhere. Read our article for a description of it and how to use it for your atopic cat’s benefit!

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What is atopy or atopic dermatitis of cats?

You might know the term ‘atopy’ but might not know that cats can have it too. They do, and it looks different than in people. Read our article about feline atopy for all you need to know about it.

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How to do an elimination diet food trial for cats

Elimination diet food trials are done in cats both to diagnose and treat various food intolerances or allergies. Read our article to learn how to do one successfully!

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Quick A to Z of common external parasites in cats

Read our article for a handy overview of parasites that are usually found on a cat's skin.

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What are cat food allergies?

Everybody has heard of food allergies by now or knows people who have them. Cats can also get food allergies, but they like to do them differently than people. Read on to learn how to recognise them.

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What are cat allergies or hypersensitivities?

Just as in people, the number of cats suspected of or diagnosed with allergies are growing. But what are allergies and how to recognise them? Keep reading to understand your cat’s allergies better.

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What is cat flea allergy dermatitis (FAD)?

Cats can get skin irritations from fleas without being allergic to them. Flea allergy dermatitis is something else though. Read our article to understand it better and learn what to do about it.

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Which plants are toxic or safe for your dog and cat?

Adult dogs and cats are more careful in their explorations, but puppies and kittens often take a “chew first, ask later” approach. Read on to learn which plants are harmless and which not.

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How to deal with your cat’s ear infection (otitis externa)?

Cats get ear infections much rarer than dogs, though not never. Read our article to learn how to recognise when your cat has an ear infection (otitis externa) and what to do about it.

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How to spot ear mites in pets and what to do about them

Many things cause itchy ears in dogs and cats. One of the causes, particularly in younger animals, and especially in kittens, are ear mites. Find what you need to know about ear mites in our article!

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How to select a friendly, confident cat or kitten

Deciding to add a new cat to your home is a very exciting process and by following the advice below, you will have the highest chance of selecting a friendly, confident cat who fits in well into your ...

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What are probiotics? Why and when should I give them to my dog or cat?

Every pet shop out there offers numerous probiotics. But what is a probiotic actually? Does it do anything? How to use it? Read on for what you need to know on gut health and probiotics for pets.

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Lily poisoning in cats

Lilies are one of those everyday items we keep in our homes and gardens that are potentially deadly for our pets. Read our article to learn what you need to know to keep your cat safe.

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How to introduce cats

It's never easy introducing cats to each other and we've got some tips to help out!

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My cat has a swollen face

Facial swelling in cats can have multiple causes, all of which require veterinary attention. Facial swelling will usually be accompanied by pain and will generally make your cat feel miserable. Contin...

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How to reduce stress in multi-cat households

Are multi-cat households more stressful? Having more than one cat in the home can lead to feelings of stress, frustration and issues with aggression. Here you can find tips on how to reduce stress, ag...

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Dog and cat bites

The mouths of dogs and cats are filled with bacteria which can cause serious infections if a bite occurs. In addition the teeth can penetrate into tissue and cause both superficial and deeper, more se...

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How to clean your cat’s ears

Now and then your cat may have waxy ears that need cleaning. Not sure how to do it or what to use? Read our article to learn how to do this with the best results.

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Top tips for cat litter trays

Choosing the right litter tray for your cat is so important. From size, shape, location and substrate material, all of these things should be considered when choosing a tray. Read more about the corre...

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Why is my cat scratching at the furniture?

Scratching is a natural and very important behaviour for the cat. However problems can arise when cats scratch furniture or other objects in the house that the owner deems undesirable.

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