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Everything we do is for the cat and dog. Our research centre and extensive network of pet health professionals means we understand cats and dogs, and we want you and your pets to benefit from our knowledge. Read these articles to find out more.


Keeping your pets calm on Bonfire Night

Fireworks season is usually a time of revelry for most, however it could probably be deemed as the time of year that your pet would rather avoid, with the constant frightening and unexpected loud noises partnered with endless bursts of overpowering colour. Despite this, you can take some simple steps to prepare for this time…
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The Maine Coon: Size, Origin, and More!

While Maine Coons are highly people-orientated cats, they are not overly dependent. They do not constantly pester for attention, but prefer to be where their owners are, investigating whatever activity they’re involved in. Maine Coons are known for their sweet and gentle nature. They generally get along well with children and dogs, as well as…
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The Persian Cat: Grooming, Health, and More!

This breed has a quiet, musical voice, but communicates mainly with their large, expressive eyes. The Persian has a sweet, gentle nature and is easy to live with. They are happy to be combed and petted, and like to play but are unlikely to join in boisterous games. Persians are creatures of habit and prefer…
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The Siamese Breed: Health, History, and More!

Siamese cats are loving, loyal, intuitive, demanding and sociable. They thrive on attention. The Siamese breed are very intelligent and playful cats who are able to entertain themselves for hours. These cats have their favourite toys and never tire of playing throughout their lives. They love warm places and will find the most comfortable, warm…
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The Ragdoll: Facts, History, and More!

The Ragdoll is a loving, quiet breed with a very laid-back disposition. They are very sociable and love to be with owners and even household guests. Ragdolls are known for their tolerant attitudes towards other animals and they are especially good with children. They are often compared to dogs because of their friendliness and intelligence.…
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The British Shorthair: Weight, Food, History, and More!

British Shorthairs are intelligent, affectionate and generally without a temperamental side. They are tolerant of children and dogs, making them excellent family cats. While they like to be around their owners, they prefer to keep their feet on the ground and will not be comfortable when carried around. They are quite content with their own…
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How Nutrition Can Improve Your Cat’s Digestive System

All cats can suffer with digestive sensitivities at some point in their life, this can include issues such as diarrhoea, vomiting, constipation and hairballs. The right diet can help to manage these sensitivities and help alleviate any discomfort your cat may be feeling. In this article, we’ll look at how certain nutrients can help to…
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Cat Grooming Advice

The importance of your cat’s coat health is often highly underestimated — despite it being one of the most critical factors when it comes to their overall health. Knowing how to brush your cat and doing so regularly helps to ensure it retains a clean, silky coat – as well as getting rid of any…
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Why Does My Cat Eat Grass?

You may have caught your cat eating blades of grass on many occasions – your cat has then most probably thrown up in the aftermath. This leads many cat owners to wonder why their cat eats grass in the first place. HOW EATING GRASS HELPS YOUR CAT No one knows for certain, but some experts…
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How to Keep Cats Cool in Summer

Throughout the summer months, it’s common for the rising temperature to make it difficult for your cat to stay cool. We’ve put together some helpful tips on how to keep your cat safe in the sun, whilst still making the most of the beautiful weather! Shade Although many cats love to lay in the sun for…
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Digestive Problems in Cats

Worried about your cat’s digestive health? Perhaps you’ve noticed your cat being sick after eating, or maybe your cat is suffering with constipation or diarrhoea. Your cat’s digestive system requires the right levels of friendly bacteria to keep it functioning properly. There are many factors that can disturb this harmonious balance and cause your cat…
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Why Does My Cat Keep Meowing?

Although meowing is a way of communicating, it’s not the way that cats communicate with each other. The kind of cat meow we hear has been exclusively developed for humans. Cats learn that we don’t respond to things like scent and body language. However, we do respond to sound – which is why they learn…
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