Archive for the ‘Cat’ Category


Food Allergies in Pets

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Skin conditions can erupt for many reasons and can be very hard to diagnose. One common cause is a sudden allergy to food. Many recurring skin problems in cats and dogs are due to underlying allergies, caused by what th

First Time Pet Owner’s Guide

Monday, December 10th, 2018
As any new pet owner knows, it can be an exciting yet stressful time when you introduce a puppy or kitten in to your house. Not only do you have to get them comfortable in their new surroundings, you also have to make su

Toxic Plants

Monday, December 10th, 2018
Summer has arrived and while it’s the season for kittens, puppies and all things cuddly, it’s also a time when your backyard can turn into a minefield for your furry friends. When the Petplan UK office researched ju

How to Give your Pet Medicine

Friday, December 7th, 2018
Many cats and dogs dislike taking medicine – but if they need to take regular medication, tablet time can become a nightmare! Petplan looks at the best tips and tricks to get your four-legged companion to take thei

Should you Shave your Pet for Summer?

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
As summer is now in full swing and the days are longer and hotter, we tend to shed clothes until we are down to shorts or swimsuits. As a responsible pet owner, we want what is best for our furry friends. However, is it

Emergency Kit for your Pets

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Emergencies can come at the worst possible times and when you’re least expecting them, sometimes requiring a permanent evacuation from your home. These disasters can come in many different forms, and there are certain

Taking your Pet on Holiday

Monday, November 12th, 2018
You’ve got a vacation coming up but you’re not sure whether you should bring your pet along with you. Petplan will take you through some key tips and ideas for vacationing with pets… What are your options? Before y

Are you Helping your Cat Age Gracefully?

Monday, November 5th, 2018
Cats glide through life with ease and grace. But as they grow older things start to slow down. Although they age much better than dogs, it can still be a hard process for cats. One that requires extra care and attention

Why do Cat’s Meow at Humans?

Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Have you ever put on the Discovery Channel, found a programme on big cats in the wild, and watched the tigers meow at each other? Or have you ever noticed cats on the street meow at each other? My guess is that you haven

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
Halloween is a fun holiday for families and children to enjoy. But for our pets, it can be a scary time. Keep your pets safe this Halloween by following these simple steps! Hide the chocolates Keep your spooky treats wel