Category Archives: "Cats"

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27 May, 2017

Cryptococcal infections in pets. Contact Your Vet

Cryptococcal infections in pets. Contact Your Vet Cryptococcus, a relatively common infection caused by a yeast-like fungus called Cryptococcus neoformans. The fungus is widespread in the environment. Cats, dogs, humans, and other animals can become infected. The condition is much more common in cats than dogs. It is primarily a problem in animals that have […]

22 May, 2017

Australia’s Largest Maine Coon Cat In the World

MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA Australia. The Largest Maine Coon Cat in The World? Maine Coon cat named Omar may take the title of world’s longest domestic cat. The Guinness World Records noticed a picture of the feline on Instagram and contacted his owner. Omar stretches out to 1.2 metres (47.2 inches) and weighs in at 14 kg […]

22 Feb, 2017

Pampered Pet Spending Reaches $12.2 Billion

Average household expenditure on pets is up by almost 30% in the past three years as owners increasingly treat them as part of the family. A new report released today by Animal Medicines Australia, Pet Ownership in Australia 2016, shows nearly two in three Australian households (62%) now own a pet and, while many pets […]

15 Feb, 2017

Passionate Pet Stays Pet Sitters go above and beyond what is expected of them.

Make sure the Pet Sitting is right for you. Being a Pet Sitter is a rewarding but can sometimes be a challenging experience. A love of animals is perhaps the most important qualification a Pet Sitter can have. As you’ll be spending the bulk of your time with your client’s animals, make sure you genuinely enjoy […]

11 Feb, 2017

Pet Obesity On The Rise

What is pet obesity? Obesity is the most common nutritional disorder seen in cats and dogs. In Australia, it’s estimated that 40% of cats are considered obese. ‘Obesity’ is commonly used as a term for being overweight, however more specifically it is a condition where a pet’s weight is more than 15% above ideal. Some […]