Cat Toilet Training on the Loo – Goodbye Poop Scoop. Yes, No, Maybe?

cat uses the toilet

We share our homes and our hearts with our cats. And as it happens some pet parents have started taking the leap and are sharing their toilets too. That’s right, training your cat to use the toilet is totally a real thing. In case you’re unclear (which is perfectly normal), we’re referring to teaching meowser … Read more

Schrodinger’s Cat… What’s It All About?

Schrodinger's cat

You may have heard or read about Schrodinger’s Cat and wondered “Hmmm, what the heck is that?” And you wouldn’t be alone! Many of us have heard about Schrodinger’s Cat without understanding what it means. So…. Put simply, Schrodinger’s Cat is a thought experiment that’s guided many theories in quantum physics. It’s named after Erwin … Read more

Why Do Cats Lick You? Here’s the Top 4 Reasons

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Why do cats lick you? You’ve seen them licking themselves obsessively to stay clean, so maybe they think you’re dirty. Or maybe it’s to show affection? As per usual, our felines seem to be completely set on confusing their parents with their quirky cat behaviour. But luckily, you’ve got us. And as per usual, we’re … Read more

Pet Vaccinations and Schedules in NZ

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We know, we know. MORE vaccination talk. But this time, it’s pet vaccinations. Just like the COVID vaccinations, pet vaccinations are there to keep our animals safe from potentially deadly viruses and bacteria. As pet parents we know animals aren’t too discerning about what they sniff, eat, and play in. All kinds of diseases basically … Read more

Steve the Russian Blue Cat Shares His Tail

Steve the Russian Blue cat and his dad Richard

Steve is a Russian Blue Cat whose trademark is his urge to explore and discover new things. When his cat dad Richard opens any door, whether it’s a door to another room or a cupboard, he can count on Steve to come investigate its contents. Until one recent day, when Steve suddenly stopped eating, playing … Read more

Cat Health Care Milestones: 1st year

this kitten has had its first cat health care milestones

Having your cat health care plan in place right from the get go will allow for a well coordinated handover from mummy immunity to great cat health care… Kittens take their first wobbly steps around three weeks old, just one week after they first start to see and hear. At about six weeks they’re likely … Read more

Is Dog Insurance Worth It? Cat Insurance? Yes – Now!

Is dog insurance worth it - this pup thinks yes!

Is dog insurance worth it? What about cat insurance? And if so, when should you take it out? These are high value questions for pet parents, all of whom want the best for their fur kid. The real underlying question is ‘do you ever want to put a price on your pet’s wellbeing?’ At its … Read more

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