Archive for the ‘Cat’ Category


Home Alone

Thursday, October 17th, 2019
Dogs and cats love it when we are around them, which is why it is so hard on them when we leave them home alone. It can also be tough on us as owners having to leave our furry friend by themselves while we are away at wo

Nine Lives

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
Cats have a long history of mystery and magic, worshiped and feared by many. In ancient Egypt, cats were seen to be sacred animals with supernatural powers, who were worshiped by gods. But do cats really have nine lives?

Help My Pet is Missing

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
Every pet owner dreads the day they realise their much loved pet is lost or missing. Having the right knowledge of what to do in this situation could be the edge you need to get your pet returned to you safely. PetplanÂ

Tips On Keeping Your House Clean

Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Owning a pet can lead to a messy house, whether it’s because of their shedding or the fact that they bring unwanted mud and dirt in from the outside. In any case, it can be quite embarrassing having guests around when

Springtime Dangers

Monday, September 16th, 2019
It is officially Spring, bees are buzzing and flowers are blooming. Many New Zealanders keep a floral garden, veggie patch and /or indoor plants and considering how many plants are toxic for dogs and cats, prevention may

The Responsibilities of Owning a Pet

Monday, September 9th, 2019
For many people, their pet is a major part of the family. They can bring all types of joy to you and your family; however they are also a big responsibility that some pet owners don’t realise. Not only do you have to c

Life Stages of a Cat and Dog

Thursday, September 5th, 2019
Cats and Dogs are susceptible to a variety of illnesses at all ages, whether it be when they are a puppy or kitten, or an older animal. It is important to be aware of these and know what to look out for during all stages

The Bengal Cat

Monday, September 2nd, 2019
There are many aspects that potential cat owners need to consider before acquiring a cat or kitten and each breed has their own unique personalities and health care needs. Petplan takes a look at the origins, temperamen

Pets and Dental Hygiene

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
It is estimates that nearly 80% of dogs and 70% of cats over the age of 3 will have some form of dental disease. This can range from bad breath to much more serious gum diseases that can get infected and cause your pet h

British Shorthairs

Monday, August 12th, 2019
There are many aspects that potential cat owners need to consider before acquiring a kitten or cat, with each breed having their own unique personalities and health care needs. Petplan takes a look at the origins, temp