Practical guide Cat

In our practical cat guide you will find useful information about nutrition, illnesses, and keeping and caring of cats. Furthermore, there are valuable tips for first-time cat owners on how to deal with the new four-legged family member.

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Cat health

Stomach problems in cats

An upset stomach is common in cats. The symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea. The problems usually go away on their own. If this is not the case, the underlying cause should be established with the… 
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Everyday life with a cat

Keeping cats occupied

Indoor cats encounter fewer stimuli than cats that are allowed outside. They should therefore be kept both physically and mentally active. Our ideas will help to make sure that your cat no longer gets… 
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Everyday life with a cat

Understanding and learning cat language

The cat language in the communication between cats and humans consists mainly of sounds. Among themselves, however, cats communicate more through body signals. If you listen carefully and pay close… 
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Everyday life with a cat

Territorial behaviour of cats

Territorial behaviour is not only normal in cats that are allowed outside, but can also be seen in indoor cats. There are several ways of minimising the resulting fights over territory.  
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Cat health

Common allergies in cats

If your cat scratches its face or neck to the point where it loses fur or bleeds, this may be due to an allergy. Unfortunately, there is not just one type of allergy; cats can react to environmental… 
Feeding cats with health conditions
Cat health

Feeding cats with health conditions

They say that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. If your cat is ill, what it eats will also be of great importance, and in many cases cats with medical conditions can be helped with… 
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Keeping a cat

Getting cats used to each other

The better a match two cats are regarding their character, the easier it will be for them to get used to each other. To be on the safe side, introducing them to one another should always be undertaken… 
Taking your cat with you on holiday
Everyday life with a cat

Taking your cat with you on holiday

Cats are creatures of habit. This is why most cats will not particularly enjoy going on holiday with their owners. Think about what is best for your cat and make sure you are well prepared for… 
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Keeping a cat

Getting your cat used to being outdoors

Cats that are allowed outside are able to use their natural instincts, for example sneaking up and pouncing, chasing and hunting, much more intensively than cats that have to stay indoors. However,… 
New Year’s Eve with your cat
Everyday life with a cat

New Year’s Eve with your cat

A lot of cats are afraid of the sound of fireworks. There are, however, a number of ways to reduce stress and to start the New Year with an anxiety-free pet.  
Moving home with your cat
Everyday life with a cat

Moving home with your cat

Not only for us is moving home a stressful experience. This is also true for cats. We will show you how you can make moving to a new home as stress-free an experience as possible for your cat by… 
Ticks on cats
Cat health

Ticks on cats

Cats that are allowed outside should be checked regularly for ticks. Because the longer the parasites remain on the cat, the higher the risk of disease transmission. We will show you how to remove… 
Neutering for male and female cats
Cat health

Neutering for male and female cats

Neutering (also known as spaying for female cats and castration for male cats) not only prevents unwanted litters, but also has many advantages.  
Dry or wet food – what should I feed my cat?
Cat nutrition

Dry or wet food – what should I feed my cat?

Dry food, wet food or both? Find out about the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of food and how you can make sure that you provide your cat with a healthy, species-appropriate diet.… 
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Cat nutrition

MY CAT ISN’T DRINKING ENOUGH

Most cat owners know the problem: cats often tend to drink too little. However, keeping hydrated is just as important for animals as it is for us humans. Find out how you can encourage your pet to… 
Our refreshing ice cream for cats
DIY ideas for cats

Our refreshing ice cream for cats

What could be more enjoyable than relaxing on a hot summer’s day with a cold ice cream? Your cat will also appreciate this great way to cool down. We will show you how to prepare a delicious cat ice… 
Cat diarrhoea
Cat health

Cat diarrhoea

Diarrhoea is quite common in cats. Mild cases of diarrhoea often go away on their own. If, however, the diarrhoea lasts longer than a day, the cat must be examined by a vet.   Causes for diarrhoea in… 
Food allergies in cats
Cat health

Food allergies in cats

A food allergy is a reaction to food in which the immune system does not function normally. The body reacts to the protein that triggers the allergy as if it were a pathogen. Unfortunately, this… 
Cats in winter
Keeping a cat

Cats in winter

Most cats like it warm and dry. The cold time of year is therefore unpleasant for many cats that are allowed outside, and we should do our best to help them.   In or out? For indoor cats it makes… 
Excess weight in cats
Cat health

Excess weight in cats

If a cat is overweight, it not only affects its general vitality - it can also cause real health problems. Excess weight (obesity) damages joints, the heart and circulation and can lead to other… 
Cat scratching itself
Cat health

Cat scratching itself

If a cat scratches itself frequently and its skin or fur have changed, you should determine the cause. Itchiness can cause cats a lot of discomfort. Animals often injure themselves when scratching,… 
Struvite stones in cats
Cat health

Struvite stones in cats

Struvite stones, which are made up of magnesium-ammonium-phosphate, often lead to illness in cats. A range of different reasons must be considered to determine the cause of struvite stones. One factor… 
Tooth problems in cats
Cat health

Tooth problems in cats

From teething and tartar to tooth fractures, cats can experience a broad range of tooth problems. From a veterinary perspective, even cats’ teeth should be cleaned from time to time. For cats which… 
Fleas in cats
Cat health

Fleas in cats

There is always a risk that cats will catch fleas, especially when the weather is warm. An owner wishing to spare their pet from these bloodsuckers, should take precautionary measures. Almost every… 
Epilepsy in cats
Cat health

Epilepsy in cats

Cats can also develop epilepsy. Although such seizures are generally not as serious as they look, the cause should be determined. A phase of restlessness or clinging attachment to the owner precedes… 
Diabetes in cats
Cat health

Diabetes in cats

Cats can also suffer from elevated levels of glucose in the blood i.e. diabetes mellitus. If the cat receives treatment at an early stage, it can still reach old age despite having this disease. Cats… 
Blood pressure in cats
Cat health

Blood pressure in cats

Measuring a cat’s blood pressure from time to time provides information on how efficient the heart is and how elastic the vessel walls are. For some time, measurement of blood pressure even in cats… 
Allergies in cats
Cat health

Allergies in cats

It is not only humans who get allergies - cats can also be affected. It is often difficult to determine the cause of an allergic reaction in cats. An allergy is defined as excessive activity of the… 
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Cat health

Cats' eyes

Healthy eyes are important for a cat. If any changes or problems arise, consult a vet in good time as many eye disorders can only be treated effectively if treated early enough. Cats use their eyes… 
Urinary tract stones in cats
Cat health

Urinary tract stones in cats

Urinary tract stones occur in cats in a broad variety of sizes. Even the smallest, semolina grain-sized stones can lead to significant problems. So-called urethral plugs, which are comprised of… 
Nutrition for older cats
Cat nutrition

Nutrition for older cats

A cat’s nutritional requirements change over the course of its life. In addition to the different nutrient requirements, other challenges may occur when feeding older cats. Here are some tips on what… 
Feeding your cat - nutrition tips
Cat nutrition

Feeding your cat - nutrition tips

A species-appropriate diet has a major impact on a cat's health. Here, we will provide you with a few tips on how to feed your cat properly.  
Good cat food
Cat nutrition

Good cat food

Cat owners rightly wonder how to recognise a good cat food. Here are some tips to help you choose. There is a wide selection of cat food on the market. Whether at specialist retailers or online, new… 
KIDNEY PROBLEMS IN CATS
Cat health

KIDNEY PROBLEMS IN CATS

Diseases of the internal organs are not uncommon in cats, especially in older animals. Of particular importance are the organs that are central to the metabolism, such as the kidneys. As the main… 
Moulting in cats
Cat health

Moulting in cats

Cats moult twice a year. During this process, cat owners should provide their pet with support.  
Feeding kittens - nutrition tips
Kittens

Feeding kittens - nutrition tips

Kittens develop extremely quickly. This is why you need a special kitten food that provides them with optimum support in this sensitive growth phase.