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Multi-Cat Households – Behavioural Issues

Multi-cat households are on the rise as the popularity of cats as pets continues to increase.  Problem behaviour can take place in single-cat households but tends to be more common in homes with more than one cat.  Problems often come about in homes that aren’t geared up for the needs of multiple cats living in […]

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Feline Urine Marking

Owners often only become aware of urine marking when it starts to happen within the home.  This article explains how this natural behaviour is used in cats to communicate, why it can begin to take place inside the home and then explains some of the steps you can take to reduce and better manage this […]

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Toileting Behaviour in Cats

House soiling in cats tends to be the problem behaviour most commonly seen by behaviourists who work with cats.  A good understanding of normal feline elimination behaviour plus an idea of how best to meet a cat’s toileting needs can help to avoid toileting issues.  As you can imagine, cats urinate and defecate to eliminate […]

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Introducing a New Cat to the House

The number of multi-cat households in the UK is on the rise as the popularity of cats as pets continues to increase. Some cats live harmoniously in the same household to the point of cuddling, sleeping together and even spooning!  Other cats don’t have such a positive relationship but manage to co-exist successfully in the […]

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Articles on Cats Vital Pet Health’s article library provides you with a wealth of information on a range of cat related topics.  Whether it be cat healthcare, cat nutrition, cat disease or information on the latest cat products.  Our team of independent pet health experts are constantly updating our articles so you can be sure […]

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