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Why do some cats have different coloured eyes?

There’s no doubt that cats’ eyes are beautiful and many moggies will happily show them off by staring at you as you eat your dinner. But did you know that some cats have more striking eyes than others?

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Kittens with peculiar paws found in an abandoned car

Two young kittens with an extremely rare suspected genetic condition have been found in a burnt out car. Bert and Ernie, who are now in the care of Cats Protection’s Gildersome Homing Centre, both have Syndactylism, where two or more toes are fused together.

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Help needed to cover Marshall's essential ear surgery

Four-year-old Marshall has had a rough few months. Due to having multiple benign tumours in his ears, he needed to have both ear canals removed to prevent the tumours from growing back.

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Tips for having a cat-safe BBQ this summer

With the weather warming up it means BBQ season is right around the corner. While a party in the garden is great fun for us, if you have a cat there are a few things to consider to make sure they have a good time too.

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Should I clean my cat’s teeth?

Brushing your teeth is a key part of the morning routine, but many cat owners probably wouldn’t consider giving their moggy’s teeth a clean too.

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Can I feed my cat a vegetarian diet?

With more and more people exploring the benefits of vegetarian and plant-based diets, thoughts are naturally turning to whether it might be possible to extend this type of diet to pets.

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Should I put sunscreen on my cat?

As the summer months approach and we start to see the sun more and more, slapping on the sunscreen becomes a common ritual for many Brits. However, should we be covering our cats in sunscreen too?

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Why do cats get hairballs?

Hairballs are those horrible clods of slimy fur which somehow always appear on your carpet just before you are expecting company. These gross parcels of cat fur are something that many cat owners find themselves dealing with, especially if their cat is one of the more fastidious groomers.

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5 tips for reducing your cat’s stress

Just like humans, cats are prone to stress – although it might be tricky to tell if your cat is feeling unsettled. Cats are subtle in their body language, so you’ll need to keep an eye on them to ensure they are content.

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Two critically ill kittens illustrate the dangers of buying pets online

Cats Protection’s Bridgend Adoption Centre has been called in to help two very sick kittens that had been sold online for £360. They were advertised by a private seller as being eight weeks old but when their new owners got them home, they quickly realised that something was wrong.

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