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Missed our posts? For everything you need to know about feline obesity; including prevalence, health issues, safely achieving a healthier weight for cats and more, visit:
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InternationalCatCare Jan 19
Regular vet visits are important in assessing whether your cat is a healthy weight and for monitoring their weight. We recognise however, that taking a cat to the vet can be stressful. Reduce the stress with a :
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InternationalCatCare Jan 18
One (relatively easy and fun!) way to help your cat achieve or remain at a healthy weight is through the use of puzzle feeders, which have been found to help with weight loss, reduce signs of stress, decrease aggression and more:
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InternationalCatCare Jan 18
Devised to improve the welfare of cats, iCatCare's feeding plan can also encourage overweight cats to lose weight: The plan recommends feeding several small portions a day, feeding in different locations and using puzzle feeders.
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InternationalCatCare Jan 18
After days of searching for her missing cat Harry, Maria Parry found him stuck up a tree in a back garden. Maria climbed the tree "by instinct" to comfort him before getting stuck herself. "We can laugh about it now because it had a happy ending."
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InternationalCatCare Jan 17
If your cat is overweight or obese, how do you safely achieve a healthier weight for them? Schedule an appointment with your vet! They can draw up a weight loss programme that combines a suitable feeding and exercise plan with careful monitoring.
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InternationalCatCare Jan 17
We're delighted to once again be included in 's list of pet people to follow! If you're looking for new accounts to follow in 2019 check out the list here:
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ISFM Jan 16
We've produced 6 leaflets for cat owners in 14 languages to provide information on the programme and to provide practical help with common problems or difficulties associated with visits to the vet. To download the leaflets visit:
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InternationalCatCare Jan 16
The 'International Declaration of Responsibilities to Cats' has almost 30,000 signatures! If you believe that the quality of life of every single cat matters, join us and declare your support for cats by reading, signing and sharing the :
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Ceva Sante Animale Jan 16
🐱 If you are looking to give your clients advice on how to handle their new cat or kitten, why not share with them the video series we made in conjunction with tailored to owners!
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InternationalCatCare Jan 16
Although we may be tempted to laugh at GIFs like this, feline obesity is no laughing matter. Obese cats are predisposed to a range of very unpleasant health conditions and diseases and have been found to have shorter life expectancies
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InternationalCatCare Jan 15
Is your cat overweight, underweight or at a healthy weight?
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InternationalCatCare Jan 15
How old is your cat? Have you ever wondered how old they are in human years? Find out with our new 'How old is your cat?' poster!
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ISFM Jan 14
Congratulations Helen! 😺🎉 To find out about our feline nursing courses visit:
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InternationalCatCare Jan 14
This week marks Obesity Awareness Week – a week dedicated to raising awareness of human obesity. But obesity isn’t only a health issue in humans… With up to 52% of cats in the UK now overweight or obese we will be raising awareness of feline obesity:
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InternationalCatCare Jan 14
– Lapka 📸 If you'd like to have your photo featured next week comment below with your image!
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InternationalCatCare Jan 13
Fill your year with kittens and raise vital funds for charity with our 2019 calendar! ⠀ Buy now for just £5* ➡ ⠀ *While stocks last
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InternationalCatCare Jan 11
Obesity is the most common condition seen in practice, with >60% of vets saying it's the biggest health and welfare concern for pets. Next week, to mark Obesity Awareness Week, we'll cover how to tell if your cat's overweight, the health risks, treatment and more.
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InternationalCatCare Jan 9
Every year cats die because they have been poisoned by antifreeze. Please follow our advice and download and share our free poster to keep cats safe:
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InternationalCatCare Jan 8
A trip to the vet's can be stressful for both cat and owner – but it doesn't have to be this way! January's features our programme and how it can benefit your pet. To find out more about the programme, visit:
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