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Is Your Cat Showing Signs of Dementia? How Can You Help?

Dementia in cats is not a new thing. However, cats are living for longer now thanks to improved nutrition, medical care and as more and more are kept safe from multiple dangers thanks to cat fencing and enclosures. Cats over the ages of 11 are more at risk than their younger relatives, and over half of cats aged over [...]

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​Cool for Cats – Guide to Keeping Cats Cool in a Heat Wave

We’ve been enjoying some glorious weather here in the UK. The temperatures have been soaring into the high 20’s and low 30’s degrees Celsius, and not just for one day, but for weeks! While many are making the most of this incredible summer, there are lots who are struggling with the heat.Heatwaves can be dangerous, and we must [...]

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Street Cat Bob Turned Safe Cat Bob

James Bowen, owner of Streetcat Bob, has recently had a ProtectaPet catio professionally installed in order to give Bob access to outside while keeping him safe from threats including being ‘cat-napped.’Bob, who was a stray ginger tom cat, was rescued from a life on the streets by James over ten years ago. James attributes his [...]

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ProtectaPet Awarded Cat Friendly Award

A pet fencing solution, created in 2009 by a couple in response to the loss of their cat in a road traffic accident, has been awarded a Cat Friendly Award by feline charity International Cat Care (iCatCare). The Awards recognise products which have made a significant difference to cat wellbeing. ProtectaPet offers modular fencing solutions [...]

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Can I Adopt an Indoor Only Cat from a Shelter?

Many cat charities and shelters are reluctant to home a cat with a family unless the cat has outside access. This was certainly true in the past, but times are changing some and the UK is adapting to the idea of indoor only cats. In fact, many cat owners now prefer their cats protected from the dangers that come [...]

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​ICatCare Annual Awards and 60th Birthday Celebrations

July 13th was the date that International Cat Care’s Annual Award Ceremony took place at the impressive Church House in Westminster, London. The event focuses on the achievements of the charity along with select individuals and companies who have shown a real commitment and dedication to cat welfare.This years awards was a double festivity, the charity’s 60 th birthday was [...]

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​5 Risks for Outdoor cats

There are plenty of reasons why cat owners choose to allow their cats outdoor access. Cats love the freedom and they have plenty of behaviours that benefit from outdoor life. That being said, there are a lot of dangers that come with outdoor life. Today, we’re sharing 5 risks, many of which were mentioned by cat owners in the [...]

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Help keep Cats Safe on the Road

One of the most common reasons cat owners choose cat fencing or a cat containment system is to keep their cats safe. Roads are dangerous cats, regardless of where you home is situated. As a cat owner it’s very worrying to think of the cat at risk, but there are things you can do to reduce the hazards. Here [...]

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​Why Is Microchipping So Important?

As National Microchipping Month comes to an end, we thought we’d like to remind all cat owners about the importance of these little chips. Microchipping is the preferred way of identifying cats and plays such an important role in reuniting lost kitties with their humans. Here are a few facts about microchipping, we ask that you would please share [...]

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​International Cat Care Kittenhood Winners Announced

Twelve winners of the International Cat Care Kittenhood photography competition have been announced. We don’t envy iCatCare for having to go through all the entries and make their selections, such gorgeous kittens! All the winners are to be featured in the iCatCare 2019 charity calendar.Kittens were the subject of this year’s competition. Eve Davies, iCatCare Digital Communications Officer who [...]

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