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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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​Do Cat Spikes Work and What Alternatives Are There?

Cat spikes are sometimes used by homeowners hoping to prevent animals from gaining access to their property. Commonly Cat spikes work by making it very unpleasant for cats to cross a chosen boundary. The spikes are nailed to the top of fences or applied to walls but be aware that warning signs are sometimes required alerting people to the [...]

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​Do Cat Fences Work?

Cats love to get out into the big wide world and claim their own turf. They are territorial creatures who love to hunt, protect their land and explore every part of what they own. Sadly, this curiosity gets cats into trouble and many end up in sorry situations ranging from losing their way and finding new families, being taken, [...]

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​How Do I Cat Proof My House?

Adopting a cat? Whether it’s your first time as a cat owner or a seasoned pro, there are always a few steps to take to cat proof the house. The home will be new, scary and there are likely to be a few dangers that you have missed or not even thought about. The following actions will help [...]

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What is a Cat Fence?

A cat fence is a fantastic way of keeping cats within a set boundary. The cat fence can be easily installed on top of current fences or walls, but there are even options available for outdoor spaces without a clear boundary already in place. Furthermore, a cat fence can be tailor made to work around trees, bushes, sheds and other [...]

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Can You Cat Proof a Garden?

Is it possible to cat proof a garden? Yes, it really is and it’s becoming a highly popular way for cat owners to protect their cats from a variety of risks. Cat proof gardens are ideal for preventing road accidents, solving territorial issues between cats, prevent disease and illness and theft. Another use of cat proof garden is to [...]

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​How Do You Train a Cat to Stay in the Yard?

A lot of cat owners want to know how to train a cat to stay in the yard or garden. It’s a commonly asked question but not an easy task. You see, cats are different to dogs in that they are extremely independent. They can be trained, but it takes a lot of patience and they can only [...]

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​How Do You Deter Cats from Your Garden?

There are several reasons for wanting to deter cats from your garden. You may have cats or other pets you’d like protecting from disease and illnesses carried by other animals. Perhaps there’s a bully cat in town or maybe you just hate the neighbourhood cats from using your garden as a deluxe latrine. Whatever the reason there are a [...]

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Charity, Cat Chat: 10,000 cats homed Per Year!

Cat Chat, the Cat Rescue Resource is a web-based UK charity, sourcing new, permanent homes for currently over 10,000 rescued cats and kittens each year from rescue centres and rehoming groups across the UK and Ireland, through its website: CatChat.orgCat Chat was launched in June 2000 by myself and my partner Steve, and was originally intended [...]

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​How Much Does a Cat Fence Cost?

Cat fencing costs start from £149.99 for a 10 meter do it yourself kit. Professional installation of cat fencing or a similar cat fencing solution is available from £1000. There are different options available depending on your needs and the topography of your garden. For an exact quote it’s necessary to provide the measurements and any bespoke requirements [...]

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