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Making the Garden Safe for Cats

The costs for a cat fence can quickly run up to several thousand euros. In order to save these huge sums of money, many cat lovers decide to make their garden safe for cats off their own bat. However, the time commitment here shouldn't be underestimated.
3 min

Are Cats Able to Love?

Cats purr when we stroke them. They snuggle up to us or rub themselves on our feet. We interpret this as a sign of affection. But are cats able to love? A study on attachment behaviour between cats and humans offers interesting insights.
6 min

10 Things You Should Know Before Adopting A Cat

There's no question that small kittens are cute! So cute that many people take a kitten into their home rashly without dealing with the topic of cat ownership in detail beforehand. However, cute kittens turn into cats with needs that will keep you company for the next 15 to 20 years. Hence, a kitten or adult cat entering your home should be well thought through! These ten things you should know before adopting a cat will help you make a decision.
6 min

Cymric Cat

The Cymric cat originally comes from the Isle of Man, a British island. It is closely related to the Manx cat but has longer fur. Its most striking characteristic is its lack of a tail.
4 min

Calico Cat

Red, white and black – the calico cat immediately stands out with its tricolour fur. How does this special fur pattern emerge? Why are almost all calico cats female? Do they really bring good fortune? Read the answers to these questions in this article.
5 min

Serengeti Cat

The Serengeti cat is a cross between the Bengal and Oriental Shorthair cat. Large ears and long legs are typical of this still young cat breed. Its spotted fur is reminiscent of the markings of an exotic predatory cat. Serengeti cats are very temperamental and should only be in the hands of experienced owners. 
4 min

Wasp Stings & Cats: What To Do?

Time and again, cats have to see a vet due to a wasp sting. But what should be done in emergencies and when do wasp stings become dangerous for cats? We will explain it all, as well as the difference between a cat being stung by a wasp or a bee.
5 min

Dehydration in Cats

It's said that we cat owners should drink around 2 to 2.5 litres of water each day. We don't always manage this and sometimes suffer from headaches and a bad mood in the evenings. But how much fluids do our cats actually have to consume in order to not suffer from dehydration? And how do I recognise whether my cat has drunk enough or if it is dehydrated? We will give you all the important facts and tips on the subject of dehydration in cats.
5 min

Allergies in Cats

An allergy is an endogenous reaction against normally harmless substances (allergens or antigens) in which the body forms certain protective proteins known as antibodies. This antigen-antibody reaction can ultimately lead to several secondary reactions, which can trigger life-threatening situations along with harmless skin inflammations. In principle, all cat breeds can be affected by an exuberant immune reaction, which can occur spontaneously at any time.
3 min

Baking Cakes for Cats: Two Tasty Recipes

Is it your cats' birthday and you would like to give them a special treat? Cakes for cats are always a good idea, because real cat cakes aren't at all difficult. You can get started right away with our two recipe ideas.
4 min

Toxic Plants for Cats

Your garden is blooming in full splendour and your cat is nibbling at your garden plants with relish. As wonderful as this may seem, it can be life-threatening because not all plants are good for your cat's health! In this article you can find out everything on the important subject of toxic plants for cats.
6 min

Making your own cat toys: 5 easy and cheap ideas

Cats are putting their hunting instincts into practice when they play. Playing is important and the more diverse the toys, all the better. Five ideas on how you can make your own cat toys – with inexpensive items that can be found in every household.
4 min

Cat yoga

Many gyms are currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. For many people, their usual yoga sessions are currently taking place in the four walls of their own home. Some people are using the time to try out yoga for the first time with the help of online courses. Cat owners are asking how cat yoga works? We'll give you some tips!
6 min

Laser Pointer for Cats

Opinions differ greatly with regard to whether laser pointers make suitable cat toys. In the following article, we will outline a few aspects that allow you to weigh up the pros and cons and to make your own decision concerning your beloved cat.
4 min

Does My Cat Trust Me? These 5 Signs Prove It

Trust is needed for a harmonious relationship with your cat. But can you build your cat's trust and how do felines show that they do trust you? Cats are considered independent and not very transparent, but these five signs of behaviour will prove to you whether and to what extent your cat trusts you.
10 min

10 tricks for clever cats

In order to occupy your cat, it's important to give them a variety of tasks to complete. This article will outline 10 great tricks that you and your clever feline can practise together. 
6 min

Moving with Cats

Be they indoor or outdoor cats, felines love their territory. This is where they get their daily laps in, defend against intruders if required and make themselves comfortable in their favourite spot. When a move with cats is on the agenda, the question is if it will be possible without feline sadness? We'll give you tips!
4 min

Train Travel with Cats

Hardly any cats enjoy leaving their usual environment. However, moving home or long journeys can make it necessary for your cat to travel every now and then... If the owner doesn't have a car, public transport is required to make the journey to the vet's. Is this possible? Of course! With a few tips, you and your cat can have a completely stress-free journey.
4 min

Flying with Cats

Flying is even less popular with cats than car travel. Unfamiliar smells, loud noises and pressure compensation making flying unpleasant for even relaxed felines. However, unfortunately flying with cats can't always be avoided. Whether it be for moving house or a longer period abroad, you can make the flight as pleasant as possible for your cat with a little preparation.
6 min

10 Things You Should Know Before Adopting A Cat

There's no question that small kittens are cute! So cute that many people take a kitten into their home rashly without dealing with the topic of cat ownership in detail beforehand. However, cute kittens turn into cats with needs that will keep you company for the next 15 to 20 years. Hence, a kitten or adult cat entering your home should be well thought through! These ten things you should know before adopting a cat will help you make a decision.
4 min

Diarrhoea in Kittens – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

When a kitten enters your home, it's an exciting time for everyone! Regardless of whether you're an experienced or first-time cat owner, it's a time of change. Little cats require special attention. Enjoy every minute because they grow up ever so fast! Like small children with doctors, young cats also need to see a vet from time to time. Regular health check-ups are a must and should take place once a year. However, kittens should be taken to the vet more often for basic immunisation against common infectious diseases. Sometimes though, you need to take your cat to the vet with typical “kitten ailments”. One example is diarrhoea, an often underestimated symptom.
11 min

Socialising Cats

Unfamiliar noises and smells, unknown people, other animals and loud household appliances are some of the many things that a kitten must get used to in its new home. Here, you will read the best way to socialise your cat and how to make it easier for your kitty to settle in. When you first adopt a cat, it is an exciting time for all involved including the new owners, but also for the cat itself which must get used to its new house, unfamiliar people and a new daily routine. How your cat copes around the family, other animals and unfamiliar situations depends on how well socialised it is. But what does that mean exactly? How and at what age should a cat be socialised, and can older cats still be socialised?
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