Care & Ownership

Traveling by Plane with Your Cat

Airplane

If you are traveling by airplane and have the want or necessity to make the journey with your pet, there are a few rules and regulations that you, your cat and your cat carrier will have to meet, in order for your pet to be allowed in the flight.

Who Will Take Care of My Pet While I'm on Holiday?

Away on Holiday

There are many things that have to be taken care of before you can go on a holiday. One important thing to remember is to make sure you find reliable care for your pets. There are several different choices that can be made. You could put your pet in a kennel or cattery. You can have a friend or relative watch your pets. You can hire a professional pet sitter. Another option may even be to take your pet on holiday with you.

Caring For Your Persian Cat in Winter

Winter

One of the telltale signs of winter for a Persian cat owner is that their pet's fur starts to thicken a lot more. Regular grooming is of course always vital to keep that long fur looking good and prevent it matting, but, once the weather turns cold, this task becomes even more essential – and you may have to get out the brush and comb several times a day.

Cat Vaccination Schedule

Syringe

You have just brought home your new kitten and now you must take care of her health which includes knowing when to get your cat vaccinated with the proper vaccines. You will also need to know your local and state laws governing your pet's health. Generally, your state and local community require that certain shots should be given to your cat and at what intervals. Your veterinarian should know what these are and when they are to be administered.

Pet Insurance and the Meaning of Policy Terms

Calculator

Pet insurance policies can be difficult to understand if you are unfamiliar with the meaning of the terms they contain. Many policies are written with jargon that is difficult to understand which can prevent you from knowing exactly what you are getting for your money.

Deductibles, copay, exclusions, pre-existing; the list of terms goes on. Understanding what these terms mean before you start looking for a pet health insurance policy will help you to avoid any frustration or confusion.

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