As far as pets go, cats can be some of the smallest and certainly some of the fluffiest. But it’s important to keep in mind that, from baby to adult, your cat has gone through a huge, huge, HUGE transformation. Unfortunately, they do most of their growing during that stage of their lives, though they
How to deal with grief and loss at the end of a cat’s life
As pet lovers, we hold all animals near and dear to our hearts. But for me in particular, cat’s reside in a special place, tucked neatly away with childhood memories and times my Grandmother made me laugh. As comfort animals cats are peerless; at the worst of times they’ll simply ignore you, but at the
What do you need for a kitten?
Welcoming a furry bundle of joy (and claws) to your home is an occasion for celebration, but after the honeymoon period wears off how are you going to look after it? Whether you’ve picked your purr-fect partner from a reputable breeder, or a forever-friend has found you; read on for a list of everything you’ll
Do rehomed cats ever make for good pets?
At Just Cats, we believe every animal deserves a home that will love them unconditionally. Still, thousands of cats are abandoned every year in Ireland and are left in dire need of a good home to call their own. Even now many shelters across the country are finding that their beds are full of pets
The pros and cons of wet and dry food
With so much choice available for your pet, it’s hard to find what’s best for them. From dry food designed for specific breeds to wet food that caters to a cat’s particular diet, which do you choose? We’re here today to give you some advice on which is best for your pet. Let’s jump in!
The gift of Health
As much as we might not want them to, cats and kittens always seem to get themselves into a mess or two. No matter how big or how small, if you take on with the life of a feline, chances are you’re going to need a Vet at some point over the course of a
Cat Behaviors That Could Be Signs of a Sick Cat
Six signs that your cat mightn’t be feeling well: Cats, by their own nature, are often solitary creatures that need naught (nor want naught) from anyone, unless it concerns their lack of food, their amusement, or their full litter tray. However, there are signs to watch out for, signs which can reveal hidden ailments that
Smile! – Teeth Health
Trust us, we know what you’re thinking: ‘They must be mad if they think I’ll get near my cat’s mouth!’. It’s true, a snowball has a better chance in Hell than you getting a chance to peek at your cat’s teeth. However, as much as your cat might loathe you for being near her mouth,
Cat feeding mistakes
How about a story to start things off? My cat, who shall remain nameless in order to protect his identity, wasn’t eating for me. Naturally I became quite concerned about this and my first stop was the Vet. After tests, examinations and an office doting over him, the cause of his apparent hunger strike had
If the last few weeks are anything to go by, when the Sun’s out it gets hot. Unlike us humans who can sweat through our skin, cats can only sweat through their foot pads. If this can’t take place then heatstroke sets in, leading to exhaustion, organ failure and even death. Typically, a cat won’t