Helping pets with anxiety

  • Tips on Boarding an Elderly Cat

    26 January 2016

    Like people, cats can need more care as they get older. They may have medical issues, may dislike changes to their routines and, in some cases, can get downright grumpy out of their home environments. If you're looking to board an older cat in a cattery, you may need to spend a little time thinking about how to make their stay as easy and as comfortable as possible. Inform the Cattery About Any Medical Issues

  • Do Catteries Board Kittens?

    25 January 2016

    If you're looking to board your kitten in a cattery, you may have fewer options than if you were boarding an adult cat. Catteries should follow state welfare regulations on boarding, and these typically require cats to be vaccinated before they can be boarded. If your kitten is too young to have had all its injections yet, you may need to look for a cattery that can provide isolation accommodation or find alternative solutions to regular cattery boarding.

  • 3 Reasons Your Cat May Develop a Harmless Stomach Upset While Boarding at a Cattery

    13 January 2016

    If your cat develops a mild stomach upset while boarding at a cattery, does it mean the facilities are substandard? It's unlikely. Catteries must adhere to stringent operating practices and it's easy to see when you make a preliminary visit to a cattery if the other cats are happy and whether the facilities are clean. Cats can develop a harmless tummy upset that lasts a day or so when their environment changes, and leaving home behind for a few days to holiday at the local cattery can leave them feeling temporarily nauseous for the following three reasons: