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Feline behaviour explained – recognising stress in your cat’s face

In the last of a three-part series of visual guides to cat behaviour, we’re sharing some examples of facial expressions that will help you to identify how your cat is feeling.

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‘How can I stop my kitten biting?’ and other kitten FAQs

The experiences kittens have within their first two months of life are important in influencing their behaviour right into and through adulthood. During this early period, often known as the ‘socialisation period’, kittens learn what aspects of their environment are ‘normal’ and ‘safe’.

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A purr a day will keep the blues away

Today, 19 January, has been dubbed Blue Monday and is reported to be the most depressing day of the year. Whether it’s the cold weather or the aftermath of the Christmas excitement, January can seem rather miserable.

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‘Why does my cat overgroom?’ and other behaviour questions

Do you ever wonder why your cat behaves in a certain way? On Monday we hosted our first live Facebook Q&A of the year with Behaviour Manager Nicky Trevorrow.

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Parting with a much-loved pet

This letter was written by a little girl whose cat Bella had to be given up at our Bridgend Adoption Centre because it just didn’t settle with the other cat in the home.

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Simon’s Cat’s visit to the vet

Last month we wrote a blog post about a visit we had from Simon Tofield, creator of Simon’s Cat. Simon came to the National Cat Centre in Sussex to do some research for a new film.

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How to recognise cat poisoning symptoms and what to do

There are a number of everyday household items that can be poisonous to cats, so as they are inquisitive animals it's important to keep them out of their reach. This visual guide lists some common cat poisons, explains what the symptoms of poisoning are and what to do.

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Top tips for a cat-friendly Christmas

Christmas is on its way which for us means fun times aplenty. But for our pets, the arrival of trees, fancy food, toys and guests can have an impact.

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‘Why does my cat have diarrhoea?’ and other veterinary questions

Diarrhoea can be caused by a number of things, both infectious and non-infectious. Common causes include worms and dietary problems. Stress can also be a major cause of diarrhoea.

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How to make a food puzzle for your cat to play with

You can easily make your own enrichment feeders for your cat, which mimic their natural hunting activity. Stalking, pouncing, playing and ‘killing’ food release your cat’s feel-good hormones.

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