Holidays are lots of fun for humans, but the same can't always be said for cats. Older cats can find trips to the cattery stressful and upsetting, so it's important to take steps to make sure your kitty is as safe and comfortable as possible. Choose a cattery that's licensed and adheres to local regulations, and visit beforehand if you can - this will give you the best idea of whether or not it's right for your cat.
17 March 2017
Australia is a nation of pet lovers, with cats considered to be a true member of the family by most. While the feline friend can often be front and centre in daily activities at home, there are times throughout the year when you need to take a break from them. Human beings need pampering as well and this frequently calls for a long holiday away to recharge. Quite a conundrum for cat owners, who may not know where to start when it comes to boarding their pets.
7 March 2017
Any cat owner who has gone away for the weekend, taken a holiday or needed to attend a residential business trip has probably, at some point, considered a cattery. Cats are home-loving creatures, though, and time in an unfamiliar environment can stress them out. So how do they really feel about it, and what can you do to help the experience go more smoothly for them? The main thing your cat feels is a sense of insecurity from being cut adrift from its territory.
22 February 2017