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​Keeping Cats Cool in the Heatwave

The current heatwave is proving to be a struggle for many humans, but it can also take its toll on cats. Scorching temperatures can be dangerous for our pets, making it important to know how to avoid potential life-threatening situations. With temperatures predicting to reach into the 30’s tomorrow, we thought we’d share some advice on how to help [...]

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Himalayan Salt Lamp Warning for Cat Owners

Himalayan salt lamps are hugely popular thanks to their unique light and alleged health benefits. While humans can enjoy the calming nature of the lamp, cats are at serious risk. Please take a moment to read this article If you have a Himalayan lamp or are thinking of getting one.Himalayan Salt Lamps become a great feature in the [...]

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​Cat Is Hurled Across the Road by Angry Neighbour

CCTV footage captured an eight-month-old kitten being thrown across the road by an angry neighbour. April Hawes threw the kitten 25 feet and shouted that she wanted to knock the cat out in the fit of rage. Hawes was furious as the cat kept entering her garden, which resulted in her taking the aggressive action, throwing the cat [...]

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​Do Electric Fences Work on Cats?

Many cat owners are looking for efficient and humane ways of keeping their pet cats safe and secure. One of the questions commonly asked is whether electric fences work for cats and if so, how safe are they. There is a simple answer to this, electric fences are not a preferential choice to keep cats safe.An electric fence [...]

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Are Shock Collars Safe for Cats?

Cat owners struggling to contain their pet cats have been known to turn to shock collars for cats. These types of cat shock collars and electric collars have been available in the UK but just because they’re sold doesn’t mean they are a good option. In fact, the UK government announced in July 2018 that shock collars for both [...]

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​New Cat Accidental Death Law on the Horizon

SNP MP Martyn Day has called for a change in the law regarding cats that are killed or harmed in road accidents. It is hoped that this new law will help cat owners find out what has happened to their cats, the same as dog owners. With a few changes to the law, cats will stop ending up [...]

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​Man Arrested in the Brighton Cat Killer Case

A man has been arrested in connection to the ‘Brighton Cat Killer’ investigation, formally called Operation Diverge. SNARL, The South Norwood Animal Rescue and Liberty group has been investigating the attacks and over 24 confirmed cases in the area linked to the cats along with Sussex Police and working to raise awareness of the cat stabbings.As yet, no charges [...]

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Colin Selstrom Finalist of Staffs Awards

Colin Selstrom of ProtectaPet is one of five finalists in this year’s Staffordshire Chambers Business Awards 2019. Colin was shortlisted from approximately 40 candidates for the prestigious “Employee of the Year Award”. All finalists will be visited by the judging panels, with the winners announced at a gala awards evening that is being held at the Staffordshire County Showground [...]

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​Can I track My Cat with GPS?

A major concern of most if not all cat owners is the risk to their cat as they venture outside. Cat theft, road accidents and cat theft are all very real risks. One of the ways cat owners are trying to gain peace of mind is with cat GPS, but does it really work?It is absolutely possible to track [...]

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​Missing Cats in Lancashire Sparks Concern

Cat owners in Darwin, Lancashire are feeling increasingly worried about the number of cats going missing in the area. Since January 2019, several cats have either gone missing or been found dead after disappearing from their homes in Whitehall. The two dead cats were found in the second week of May, while three cats have gone astray in the past [...]

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