Knowledge Centre Topic: cat


Grooming Your Cat

Looking after the coat Grooming your cat will soon become a special moment of love and sharing between you and your cat. A beautiful coat is much appreciated by the cat and reflects not only in good health but also the care and attention you give. Brushing is essential to remove the dead hair remaining in…
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Cat Exercise and Going Outside

The decision whether or not to let your cat out into your garden – and possibly beyond – is one only you can make, based on where you live, access and so on. Certainly, keeping cats indoors is becoming more common throughout Europe, and cats adapt very well to this type of life. The most…
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Preventing Excess Weight in Cats

The cat is often praised for its ability to regulate food intake according to its needs. However, between 25 and 40% of cats observed by vets show signs of excess weight, so owners need to be careful of the potential for weight gain. It is therefore a good idea to feed diets (such as Health…
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Feeding Your Cat

The cat is a carnivore Unlike man who is an omnivore, the cat is a strict carnivore with a body perfectly adapted to this type of diet. Feeding cats with a Health Nutrition food suited to their age, their size, their lifestyle, specific sensitivities and even to their breed means supporting their health and wellbeing.…
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Neutering Your Cat

A decision you need to make Neutering is one of the most responsible decisions any pet owner can make, and is usually done at around the age of 6 months in the UK. Neutering not only protects against unwanted pregnancies (and with so many pets in rescue, that’s essential) but it also offers protection against…
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Kittens – From Birth to Weaning

A period of amazing development During this short period a few weeks long, which goes from birth through weaning, the frail kitten weighing about one hundred grams, completely dependent upon its mother, is going to acquire most of his/her adult skills as well as determine certain dietary preferences. Giving birth After covering, the female cat’s…
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Feline Health Nutrition

Specific needs Whether we love cats for their beauty, their elegance or their agility, a cat is above all a subtle companion. Way of life, sensitivities and age are all crucial parameters when it comes to choosing the right nutritional answer. Because nothing is more comforting and pleasing as a cat owner than seeing your…
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How Our Food Is Made

Deserving the best All our food is made to the strictest quality requirements to ensure absolute safety. Because cats and dogs deserve the best nutrition to remain in the best of health, ROYAL CANIN® is committed to: Select the suppliers of raw materials in accordance with very strict specifications Test the quality of the ingredients…
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Objectives of Health Nutrition

The four objectives of Health Nutrition Thanks to scientific and veterinary developments, the traditional concept of nutrition (i.e. developing, sustaining and providing energy to the body) now has many added benefits. These new benefits mark the birth of Health Nutrition. Nutrition has two objectives: Body development and maintenance: Amino acids, minerals, trace elements, vitamins and fatty…
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How to Exercise Your Cat

The Great Outdoors – the Best Exercise Around If available, allow your cat to have as much outside access during daylight hours as they wish – this will stimulate them into undertaking as much natural activity as possible.  You can even join your cat outside if they are comfortable with this. You can also encourage…
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Rehoming a Rescue Pet

Thinking about taking on a new pet? Why not rehome a rescue animal?  There are many in desperate need of a good home and it’s easier than you’d imagine. Please consider your local rescue centres when thinking about a new canine or feline companion.  If you aren’t sure where your nearest reputable rescues are based,…
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