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Post pandemic separation anxiety

Did you know vets and behaviourists around the world are bracing ourselves for the wave of post-pandemic separation anxiety cases coming to hit us in the next few months? Reason is simple, many of us have been at home with our cats for months at this stage! In Ireland and around the world, the lockdown restrictions are slowly being lifted, and many people are returning … Continue reading Post pandemic separation anxiety

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Cat tips during COVID-19 pandemic

A lot of vets are implementing COVID-19 pandemic policies. These changes are meant to protect you, your pet, and the entire veterinary staff. For example, some policies that are seen in many vet practices are: No human inside the clinic, drop off and pick up outside the door, no cash payment, etc.  PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE follow these instructions. This is to protect your beloved vet … Continue reading Cat tips during COVID-19 pandemic

Cat safety tips for Halloween (aka the worst day of the year for cats)

It’s that time of year again – Halloween. I do a safety post for Halloween every year, I wish I don’t have to do this warning post anymore but unfortunately I still have to. As a result, here is a confession – I most absolutely HATE Halloween. Every year, so many cats (especially black cats) falls victims of the ‘holiday fun’. Cats being chased, tails … Continue reading Cat safety tips for Halloween (aka the worst day of the year for cats)

The Travelling Cat: Dublin to Frankfurt, February 2014

Every year, hundreds of cats are being left behind when people relocate to another country. The Travelling Cat Project is a collective effort to demystify international cat travel. Hopefully, by sharing our stories, it will encourage people to relocate with their cat(s). We believe if you manage to move your personal belongings to a new country, you SHOULD BE able to move your cat(s) with you. For a full of … Continue reading The Travelling Cat: Dublin to Frankfurt, February 2014

Ikea products that make great cat items – Part 2

I have done a post about Ikea products that make great cat items a while ago. And since then I got some feedback from you guys that there are other items from Ikea that are also great for cats. So I decided to do a ‘Part 2’ of this list…(Check out ‘Part 1’ here.) 1. SANDHAUG Tray Table This particular coffee table is great for … Continue reading Ikea products that make great cat items – Part 2

Catification – Ikea Hack Cat Tree

When people think about catification, they often think of intricate complex designs, but sometimes the most simple design is just as efficient. After all, cats tend to play with the cardboard boxes that comes with the expensive cat tree, right? hahaha Say hi to the lucky cats who are the user of today’s catification project… Rory… And Desp… Here you can see the ‘cat tree’ … Continue reading Catification – Ikea Hack Cat Tree

Trick of the Trade: How to give tablets to your cat? (in a reasonably painless manner…) Version 2

Some time ago, I have done a post on how to give tablets to your cat in a reasonably painless manner. That method works with nearly 90% of the cats I know (not a scientific statistics, just a matter of speech!) However, as you all know, cats are some of the most unpredictable animal on earth, of course there will be some cats who don’t … Continue reading Trick of the Trade: How to give tablets to your cat? (in a reasonably painless manner…) Version 2

Cat tips – how to prepare your move with your cat

I have moved with my cat Larm Larm 6 times in the past 14 years. And that includes two international travels from Hong Kong to Paris, and Paris to Dublin. Altogether, we have travelled over 10,000 km together. So I think I know quite a bit about moving with cats. Today, I am going to share with you some tips on how to make the … Continue reading Cat tips – how to prepare your move with your cat