Discover: Cats


Your Kitten’s Development

Our ROYAL CANIN® Cat Timeline chronicles the amazing development and life of a cat – from birth as a kitten to a fully-fledged adult and beyond. Each growth stage is outlined with a commentary that describes important life events and how a kitten’s nutritional needs change with different levels of maturity. Follow our timeline now…
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Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person – Quiz

Whether you're thinking about adding a pet to the family for the first time, or adding another dog or cat to your life, then why not take our quiz to find out if we think you're a cat person or a dog person? You may think you already know, but why not see if our…
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Dry, Wet or Mixed Food? The Benefits for Your Cat

When it comes to feeding your cat, you may be wondering whether wet or dry cat food – or a combination of the two – is the best choice for their mealtimes. If you’re currently weighing up the benefits of both, in this article we’ll explain why it’s not a case of wet vs dry…
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Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

FLUTD or Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease is a syndrome that encompasses several conditions affecting the urinary system in cats and may affect any part of their bladder or urethra – the urethra is the tube that removes the urine from the bladder. FLUTD can be very uncomfortable. If your cat has Feline Lower Urinary…
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Our Top 9 Cat Brushing Facts

This month, we’ve been looking at ways to keep your cats skin in optimum health, as well the best types of food for maintaining skin health. Keeping your cat’s skin in good condition is essential for your cat’s overall health, which is why we present you with our quick top nine brushing facts to help…
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Cat Illness and Insurance

Although we may make every effort to keep our cats safe, accident, illness and injury are still a possibility. Part of being a cat owner is committing to the costs of caring for them. The routine costs are easy to budget for, but how do you prepare for the veterinary treatment they will need when…
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How to Keep Your Cat Safe from Poisons

Cats are usually quite picky about what they eat. However, there are a number of household substances known for causing poisoning in our feline companions. Many cleaning products are highly toxic to cats. Although they are unlikely to drink these substances, they can easily ingest them when potentially cleaning these substances from their coat or…
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Keeping Cats Safe at Home

Cats are independent creatures and they sometimes make decisions that put themselves at risk, so it’s important that we take precautions to keep them safe. Let’s look at how we can keep your cat safe at home and outside. Making the indoors the outdoors Most pet cats in the UK and Ireland have access to…
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Travelling with Cats

Unlike dogs, cats are real homebodies and usually hate being taken away from their familiar territory. So when a trip is necessary, you need to make them feel as secure as possible and ensure that they don’t escape. Firstly, never travel with your cat loose in the car – it’s not safe and could cause…
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Kitten Neutering Guide

At ROYAL CANIN®, we know that finding trustworthy advice and reliable information on the subject of kitten neutering can be difficult and time-consuming. That’s why we’ve combined the most important facts and recommendations regarding kitten neutering in one place. Let’s take a look at what’s involved when it comes to neutering your kitten, including the…
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Skin Guide for Your Cat & Dog

Sometimes problem skin is more than just a skin problem Itching, scratching and biting may be the first signs you see, yet they are often only a symptom of what’s going on beneath your pet’s coat. Indeed, when licking and scratching starts, pay attention – what’s happening on the outside, may actually be coming from…
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How Sterilisation Affects Your Cat

Routine sterilisation, usually referred to as neutering, is widely recommended for pet cats for a number of reasons. Left to their own devices, cats are surprisingly efficient at reproducing but, with rescue centres full of unwanted cats and kittens, neutering for population control is important. The Cat Group, consisting of a number of feline welfare…
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