Cat Care Advice
Looking for the purrfect pet? Cats are sociable, full of character and independent-spirited. No wonder, then, they're found curled up in the homes of millions of Brits.
Thinking About getting a Cat?
Giving a new home to a kitten or cat is a real responsibility. It's vital that you take some time to think carefully before making any decisions. Cats will need care, attention and companionship for many years to come, so it's crucial that you can offer them a loving forever home that meets all their needs. Find out more about choosing the right pet for both them and you!
If you're considering giving a forever home to a new cat or kitten, why not consider using an animal rescue or sanctuary to help you find the perfect match to suit your needs and lifestyle?
Looking for the 'pawfect' puss? Don't get in a clap, read our advice about everything you need to consider before choosing your feline friend for life
Did you know that the "shelf life" of a cat in charity care increases as it gets older? It can be hard to resist buying a kitten for you and your family, but with rising numbers of unwanted older cats in the UK, Cats Protection tells us why you should consider giving an loving older cat a home.
Caring for your Cat
Neutering is a routine surgical procedure that can have a range of health, welfare and behavourial benefits for your cat. And with just one cat able to have 20,000 descendants in just five years, it's essential to help reduce the numbers that end up in rescue centres across the UK every year. We offer some advice and guidance on how to go about getting your cat neutered.
Cool they may be, but cats need plenty of care and attention if they are to stay happy and healthy in the years to come.
Take some time to read the RSPCA's leaflet on 'How to Take Care of your Cat'
Microchipping is an inexpensive and easy method to help reunite you with your cat if it goes missing - find out more.
With autumn comes firework season, and across the UK there will be some pets enduring long evenings of frightening bangs and flashes. If you have a cat, Blue Cross is here to give you advice on how you can help reduce their fear and stress levels during firework season.
Rehoming a cat can be a daunting prospect. Cats can be prone to stress and it takes time for them to bond to both a new home and new pet parents. Keep reading to learn more.
Rehoming your Cat
If you're looking to rehome your cat or other pets on Preloved, we would urge you not to advertise them as being free. Find out more about some of the potential problems that may come with giving away a pet to a new owner.
If you're looking to find a forever home for a cat or kitten, make sure any potential buyer can give the love, care and attention they will need for years to come - find out more.