Bayside Cat Resort Blog - interesting news and tips
Cat Boarding Over Christmas
The Christmas period is the time of year when most Australians take their annual holiday. So it's no surprise that it's also the time of the year when pets are left to fend for themselves.
Why Do Cats Claw Furniture
Cats can bring so much joy to an owner but also plenty of frustration when they decide to claw the furniture or carpet. But there are a number of reasons why cats perform this behaviour, and ways you can help minimise it.
Eleven Celebrities Who Love Cats
The 20th century saw rise to a number of stars in the entertainment industry. Here are some of the all time greats, and their lesser known feline friends.
4 signs your cat is bored and 8 easy solutions to enrich their lives
Many people opt for keeping a cat, because cats are thought to be much more independent than a dog. In some ways this might be true, but in many ways it isn’t and cats can easily become bored if their needs are not met, particularly if they are indoor cats. So let's take a look at 4 signs that your cat might be bored and then at 8 ways you can quickly and easily enrich their lives.
Cat Videos Reduce Negative Emotions
We're all guilty of watching a cat video at some time or another. In fact a whopping 45 million people have watched Fatso the cat showing off his musical talents on the keyboard! And many people spend more time viewing cat videos than watching regular tv! So why are clips of our furry felines so popular?
Cutest Cat Photos You'll Ever See
Cats are super cute. There's simply no denying that. And we are lucky to get a lot of awesome kitties staying in our resort.
But here's some gorgeous cats we haven't had the pleasure of meeting, but hope give you pleasure simply from looking at them!
How To Keep Your Cat Healthy Naturally
Your pet is a key member of your family and thus it's important to ensure their health is looked after. The main things to consider include:
- making sure he or she lives a long healthy life
- reducing the risk of premature death
- prevent the development of chronic diseases
- minimising grooming and vet expenses
Do you have a cat of generous proportions?
Is your furry friend festively plump? Research has shown that over 50% of our pets are overweight or obese.
What's even worse, if your cats and dogs are in this group they are more susceptible to a variety of health issues including osteoarthritis, heart disease, respiratory problems and diabetes.
Advice for Pet Owners Going on Holidays
If you're a cat owner, chances are you have a special bond with your animal. So it's no surprise that when you travel for any extended period of time the thought of leaving your cat behind is a difficult one. You always have to make a tough decision whether you put the responsibility upon your neighbours to feed your furry feline while you're away, changing its water regularly and keeping a general eye on it, or put it in a cat boarding facility.