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All Things Cat Behaviour


The articles and videos you will find in this section all have a component that includes cat behaviour.

We will help you find ways to assist your cat if it is anxious or doing things that are not usual such as peeing outside the litter box.


Best Music For Dogs & Cats

How To Choose The Best Music For Dogs & Cats With over 60% of Australian households owning a pet it's highly likely that most of us would have left on some music for our dogs and cats while we popped out on an errand or headed to work. For many of us, we believe that [...]

Desexing Your Pet – What You Need To Know

Desexing Your Pet - What You Need To Know This week's Hey Doc with Dr Leigh focuses on desexing your pet and what you need to know. If you haven't read our other article on "when it's best to neuter your male dog" then head over there after you've listened to this tutorial. [...]

How to recognise & manage heart disease in your pet

How To Recognise & Manage Heart Disease In Dogs & Cats Heart disease or heart failure is a common cause of death in our pets. Often it has gone unrecognised for quite some time because owners aren't familiar with the signs and symptoms of heart disease. In this video tutorial, Dr Leigh provides you with [...]

Signs Of Dementia In Pets

Signs Of Dementia In Dogs & Cats -  How To Slow Progression Our pets are living longer than ever before due to advances in veterinary medicine, sadly this means we often see more signs of dementia. However, it's not just old dogs and old cats that might show signs of a cognitive disorder. [...]

Cat Straining To Urinate: How To Tell If Your Cat Has A Blocked Bladder

Cat Straining To Urinate? Is It A Blocked Bladder? One of the most important aspects of being a cat owner is knowing what is an emergency and when to call the vet. A cat straining to urinate is a true emergency that can result in the death of your cat if you are not aware [...]

Why Is My Cat Peeing Outside The Cat Litter Box? Learn How To Solve This Problem

How To Stop A Cat Peeing Outside The Litter Box If your cat is straining to urinate Take your cat to a vet immediately Suddenly, your perfectly toilet-trained cat has decided the whole of its world (i.e. your house) is its toilet and has started peeing outside the litter box. If your cat was [...]

Signs That Indicate That Your Pet Is In Pain

How To Tell If Your Pet Is In Pain No one likes seeing their pet in pain, but how can we be sure that pain is the problem? Sometimes signs are very obvious - your dog is lame, your horse is colicking, or your cat is snarling at you when you touch their [...]

Introducing Your New Kitten To The Rest Of The Family

Introducing Your New Kitten To The Rest of the Family Bringing home a new kitten and introducing them to your family is an exciting time. It does however take a little thought, patience, and sometimes, consideration of timing. You can introduce an adult cat the same way you do a kitten, but you [...]

Six Easy Tips To Prepare For A New Kitten

Six Easy Tips To Prepare For A New Kitten Welcoming a new kitten into your family is super exciting, they bring such joy and new mischief into your life. If you've never owned a kitten before, read on to discover our top tips to ensure that your new kitten's arrival is smooth and stress-free. [...]