Cat advice

From neutering to insurance, our experts take you through the key things every cat owner should do to care for their feline friend.

Caring for your cat Caring for your cat

Battersea's top tips on caring for your cat

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Cat neutering Cat neutering

All your questions answered

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Toxic foods and items that cats can't eat Toxic foods and items that cats can't eat

Learn of some foods and items your cat should avoid.

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Summer cat care Summer cat care

Tips to keeping your cat safe during the summer months

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Feeding your cat Feeding your cat

Follow our tips at meal time to ensure your cat is dining daily

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How to groom your cat How to groom your cat

Read our advice on how to choose a brush and groom your cat.

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Cat carrier advice Cat carrier advice

Find out how you can train your cat to comfortably use a cat carrier from a young age.

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Introducing cats and dogs Introducing cats and dogs

Ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible

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Introducing your cat to the outside Introducing your cat to the outside

Help your cat prepare for their first outdoor exploration

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What to do if my cat goes missing What to do if my cat goes missing

Find out the six steps you can take if your cat goes missing

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Introducing your cat to kids Introducing your cat to kids

An easy five step cats and kids introduction programme

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Stressed cat symptoms and relief Stressed cat symptoms and relief

Discover how to minimise your cat's stress

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Cat body language Cat body language

Read about the ways cats express their emotions through body language

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Creating a cat-friendly home Creating a cat-friendly home

Learn how to make your home cat-friendly and enriching for your cat

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Advice on Cat Litter Trays Advice on Cat Litter Trays

Discover some tips on selecting and introducing your cat to a litter tray.

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Creating a cat-friendly garden Creating a cat-friendly garden

Find out how to make your garden or outside space cat-friendly and enriching for your feline friend

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FIV in cats FIV in cats

Information about the Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

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Cat flap advice Cat flap advice

Learn more about choosing a cat flap and encouraging your cat to use it.

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Why does my cat hunt? Why does my cat hunt?

Find out more about your cat's urge to hunt prey and how to support this at home.

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How to find a good cat behaviourist How to find a good cat behaviourist

Information on cat behaviourists and how to prepare for a visit

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How to stop my cat scratching the furniture How to stop my cat scratching the furniture

Find out about cats' urge to scratch and how to provide outlets for this in the home

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Cat anxiety Cat anxiety

Read about the basic strategies your cat will use to protect themselves in times of anxiety.

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How do I tell if my cat is frustrated? How do I tell if my cat is frustrated?

Like humans, cats can get frustrated if they don't have access to what they want.

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How do I stop my cat fighting? How do I stop my cat fighting?

Information on how to prevent and cope with cat fighting

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Is my cat happy? Is my cat happy?

Learn how you can recognise the signs of happiness in your cat.

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How do I know if my cat is excited to see me? How do I know if my cat is excited to see me?

Your cat will show excitement in a number of ways, learn how your cat displays these.

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Cats and fireworks Cats and fireworks

10 tips on what you should do for your cat during fireworks

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Winter cat care Winter cat care

How to protect your cats against the chill this winter

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