Tips For A Purrfect Transition

5 Tips For A Purrfect Transition

Tips For A Purrfect Transition Written by Lisa Agius, Shelter Manager, The Cat Protection Society of Victoria Welcoming a four-legged family member into our homes is an exciting time. However, what we have to remember is that initially, our new little moggie may not share the same sentiment. It’s important that we remember that cats aren’t creatures that adapt to…

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12 Warning Signs To Spot In Your Cat

12 Warning Signs To Spot In Your Cat

12 Warning Signs To Spot In Your Cat Written by Dr Peta Keown, Head Vet, Cat Protection Society of Victoria It can be hard to spot if your cat is feeling poorly, which makes it vital for owners to be educated and aware of the danger signs. It also helps to understand how a healthy, thriving cat acts. A key…

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5 Ways To Pamper Your Pets At Christmas

5 Ways To Pamper Your Pets At Christmas

When you are planning how you will pamper yourself this Christmas have you thought about what you can do to make your pet’s Christmas that little bit more special?   After all they love all the attention and fun just about as much as you do so why not include them in your planning for the festive season. So how…

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The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us

The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us

How to channel our inner animal and make life more fulfilling The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us Written by Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-only blind speed dating app) The pandemic has been devastating for so many reasons, but it’s given us the opportunity to reassess our day-to-day lives. It’s changed how we live, work, and socialize. Our…

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Tips to keep your cat entertained

Tips to keep your cat entertained

(and out of trouble) Written by Natalya Dundovich, The Cat Protection Society of Victoria Behaviourist Cats are known to be more independent than their canine friends, however, they are primed to pursue prey and for this reason, they love to play. The more you play with your kitty or set up games for them the happier – and more likely…

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Beware the sting of summer

Beware the sting of summer

Written by Suzana Talevski The warmer months are a great time for outdoor adventures with your pet and making memories in the great outdoors are priceless moments to treasure for ever. Many people would be aware of the dangers snakes pose to curious canines but there is a smaller creature that has the potential to do almost as much harm to…

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Getting a Pet for Mental

Getting a Pet for Mental Health

What could be the mental health benefits of owning a companion pet? Written by Chris Bark We all love to laugh, and our pets are often a fantastic source of amusement. Who doesn’t love to watch puppy videos online? Owning a pet is for many heartwarming and a delight. Many benefits of pet ownership extended beyond just entertainment (and taking…

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Mental Health and pets

Mental Health and Pets

Written by Suzana Talevski Have you ever gone through a rough patch in your life or just had an off day and realised on reflection how much of a positive role your pet played in helping you feel better? A range of research shows that contact with animals can improve our well-being and state of mental health. Many studies have found…

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woman in spotted dress with dalmation

Taking a break from it all

Considering, You, your family, your activity needs and your dog Written by Jay Anderson So often life is busy. We are “doing this” and “doing that”, going here, going there. The focus on life can sometimes be on the daily routines; off to school, off to work, get home-take the kids here, or there…..get home again, shower, bath, homework, dinner.…

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