Cats

By Dr. Suzan Bekir MBBS (Hon) UNSW FRACGP There’s nothing more frustrating than having allergies. They make your eyes hurt, your nose run, and your head feels like it’s stuffed with cotton. But even worse than that is the reality of being allergic to your beloved family...

Owning a cat can seem daunting if you aren’t accustomed to caring for a feline friend. But fear not! Cats are probably the easiest pets to own- far easier than fish! A cat will remind you when he/she needs feeding, and for the most part,...

So close, yet so far. How we almost eradicated feline panleukopaenia virus. Feline panleukopenia virus, also known as feline enteritis, is a deadly viral infection of cats that was first discovered more than 100 years ago. As pet owners started to religiously vaccinate their kittens...

Fleas and flea allergy dermatitis Fleas are a year round problem in Australia but can be worse during the summer months. Many dogs and cats have an allergy to flea saliva and just one flea bite can cause severe itchiness, hair loss and irritation. Most of...

The Inner West has many Catteries and vets who offer advice on cat accommodation. Vertical territory is important for many reasons. Cats have a strict hierarchy when put together in a group and their height correlates with their perceived spot in the 'pecking order' This pecking order isn't...