Overweight cats

Overweight cats

Is your cat overweight? Does it look as if your cat has a very, very thick winter coat? Maybe they’re looking just a wee bit too well padded? A recent survey of Australian vet practices found that around 32% of cats are overweight. Why cat weight matters Although...
Cats and Hairballs

Cats and Hairballs

Hairballs Are More Than Just A Nuisance Cats are consummate groomers. In fact, cats spend 30% of their time grooming. They work hard to keep their coats shiny and immaculate, but while cleaning themselves with their tongues, cats swallow up to two-thirds of the hair...
Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance

  Pet insurance is about the unpredictable…     Caring For Your Pet Kiwis love their pets. According to a 2016 New Zealand Herald article, New Zealanders were number two in the world in terms of pet ownership – and we are outnumbered by our...
Flea Treatment

Flea Treatment

Controlling Fleas Fleas are a class of wingless parasites that live exclusively on the blood from a host organism. There are more than 2,000 species of fleas and, unlike other parasitic insects that have the help of wings to aid in their search for a  bloody meal,...
Do I Need to Vaccinate My Pet?

Do I Need to Vaccinate My Pet?

Boarding Your Dog Or Cat And Vaccinations If you’re planning a holiday or trip away and are looking to board your pet at a kennel or cattery, we suggest booking your pet’s accommodation with us well ahead of time. It is also a very good idea to plan your...