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Do Cats and Babies Mix? Your Cat, Toxoplasmosis and Pregnancy

Do Cats and Babies Mix? Your Cat, Toxoplasmosis and Pregnancy

It saddens me to see the number of cats that are surrendered for euthanasia or adoption because expectant mothers are told that their family cat is a health risk to their unborn child. Doctors, clinic nurses and worst of all, pre-natal class nurses are spreading this unnecessary scare-mongering.

The fact is though that it is very difficult to catch toxo from your cat. It is far more likely to contract it from...

Retiring with Your Cat

Retiring with Your Cat

It goes without saying that many people contemplating a lifestyle change to a retirement or lifestyle village want to be able to take their cat with them. Can cats make an ideal pets for old people?

Play

Play

There is nothing cuter than watching kittens play, but why do they do it? It looks like a waste of energy!
Is it only kittens that play and is there an age when play stops and all activity has a serious intent?

Cat Bed Dilemma

Cat Bed Dilemma

Our cats don’t see the need for cat beds. As far as they’re concern they have one. It’s our bed! As much as I love our cats, sleeping gets a bit difficult at times. Once you have twelve cats and two adults on a king-size bed, movement becomes challenging.

Munchkins Breed History

Munchkins Breed History

Read this article to find out where was this breed coming from and why they have been recognise as "the dwarf" cat!

 

Australian Tiffanie - When Only The Best Will Do

Australian Tiffanie - When Only The Best Will Do

“They are healthy, intelligent, affectionate and playful and are a delightful addition to the family.”

9 Steps to 9 Lives

9 Steps to 9 Lives

Prevention is always better than cure. In this article you will find some ways to prevent health care for your cat.

 

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Cystitis & Lower Urinary Tract Disease

Cystitis & Lower Urinary Tract Disease

One of the most common reasons cats are presented to veterinarians is urinary tract problems. Cystitis is a general term referring to inflammation in the urinary bladder” What is the sign of the disease? Click here to read more...

Misplaced Pussies

“Would you re-home your children?” That may seem a shocking question to ask someone but it is just what is asked of them by Katina Balson from her cat rescue shop at Paddington in Brisbane.


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The Australian Mist (Formerly The Spotted Mist)

Designed in Australia by Dr. Truda Straede, This only True Blue Aussie Cat was developed by combineing the Domestic Tabby, Burmese and Abyssinain Breeds.

FIV & What It Means To You...

A large number of cats in Brisbane are infected with FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus) and it causes the death of many cats that we see each year. Recently a vaccine against FIV has become available in Australia, which is a major break through.

Overview of the Companion Animal Industry

The companion animals industry embraces a huge range of diverse and in many cases, highly specialised operations. From small-scale “cottage industry” businesses supplying a small niche market, through the Veterinary Services to the multi-national manufacturers of pet foods supplying the mass-market retailers in grocery.

Cat Care

Owning a cat is a big responsibility, and a privilege.
More and more cat owners are concerned with giving their pet the longest, happiest life possible as a part of the family. Here then are some tips for ensuring your cat’s well being:

The Ragdoll Cat

The Ragdoll Cat was first bred in the early 1960’s in Riverside California USA by Anne Baker. The Ragdoll is described as a semi longhaired cat very large in size, with beautiful dark blue rounded eyes...

Kidney Transplants in Cats

Kidney failure is one of the most common diseases that cats get and in its early stages can be treated with diets and medications.

Showing A Cat Can Be Fun

Did you know that you could show your pet cat in a regular cat show and win awards prizes and titles for your pet??

The Arrival of The Siberian Cat

She showed us some photographs depicting how shows were done in her country and amongst her photos she proceeded to show me several photos of the most beautiful Siberian’s, and that was it I was hooked the more I looked at them the more I was impressed, I don’t think I had ever seen anything so pretty.

The Beautiful of Himalayan Persian

The name Himalayan came into being because the colour pattern is the same as rabbits and goats found around the Himalayan Mountains.

Asthma In Cats

Asthma in cats is also called allergic airway disease or allergic bronchial disease.

Anxiety and Cats' Bladders

When you think about it, a behaviour change is the first thing that gives you a clue that all is not well with your feline friend.

The Animal Welfare League of Queensland

The Animal Welfare League of Queensland Inc. was founded in 1959 by a small group of people on the Gold Coast who were determined to improve the facilities available for the care of stray and unwanted animals.

What to Look for When Purchasing a Kitten

First Impressions…
Kittens should be clean and free of ear mites, fleas, matted fur, and skin conditions including ringworm! Eyes should be...

Cat Nutrition

Nutritionally, cats are not like humans or dogs. Cats are strict carnivores (meat-eaters) and have quite unique nutritional requirements. They have higher protein requirements than most other animals as well as specific requirements for nutrients such as...

Feline Aids

This is a virus which has stolen the limelight in recent years. Cats have had it as part of their environment for hundreds of years or so, and seem less affected by it than we are on their behalf.

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