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Cat insurance plays an important part in keeping your four legged friend fit and healthy and provides peace of mind should the unexpected happen. At Vetsure, we believe you should never have to compromise on your Cat’s health.

There are many things you can do to keep your Cat happy and healthy. Our network of trusted vets provide check-ups and preventative healthcare solutions (such as worming and flea treatments) to help ensure the health and happiness of your Cat. They can also offer advice about nutrition, behaviour and many other aspects of pet care. In addition to the routine care you provide your furry friend, we have worked together with our network of vets to bring you a variety of information to assist you in taking care of your pet. We hope you will find these articles useful whether you are deciding on a name for your new pet, researching different breeds or just looking for helpful hints and tips.

Please browse our library of information below.

Pet Information – The Russian Blue

Posted on 27/03/2015

The Russian Blue was brought to the UK via the Archangel Port in Russia in the 1800s, which is why they are sometimes known as Archangel Cats. They are intelligent and playful, but can be shy around strangers. They develop a close bond with their family and are affectionate to those they know. Russian blues […]

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Pet Information – Turkish Angora

Posted on 12/03/2015

The Turkish Angora is a medium sized breed, originating from the Ankara region of Turkey (formerly known as Angora). Playful and athletic, the Angora can often be found on a high perch, such as bookcase or shelf, in the home, where it has a prime spot to observe the comings and goings of the household. […]

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Pet Information – Balinese

Posted on 20/02/2015

Balinese are a cousin of the Siamese cat and are considered one of the most intelligent of the long haired breeds. In temperament, the Balinese are known for being affectionate and thriving on the company of people and other pets. Balinese have a soft and silky coat without the fluffy undercoat usually found in long […]

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Rock Salt and the dangers to pets

Posted on 05/02/2015

Rock salt is a mixture of salt and grit and is widely used to de-ice paths and roads during cold weather. Anti-freeze is commonly used by road users to de-ice vehicles before driving and is becoming a popular addition to garden water features to ensure they still run during a cold snap. Due to their […]

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Positive Connections and the Miracle of Pet Companionship

Posted on 29/01/2015

As you will know from our recent campaign (The Miracle of Pet Companionship), here at Vetsure we are keen to explore the benefits of the relationship between pets and their owners. That’s why we were so pleased to hear from Jenny Stephany who saw our campaign and contacted us to discuss her initiative, Positive Connections. […]

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Pet Information – Norwegian Forest Cat

Posted on 22/01/2015

Known as Skogkatter, or Norsk Skogkatt, in their native country, the Norwegian Forest cat is taller and heavier built than normal domestic breeds, with an appetite to match, meaning female cats weigh in at up to 12 pounds and male cats can often weigh anywhere between 16 and 19 pounds! Norwegian Forest Cats, have a […]

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Pet Information – Abyssinian Cat

Posted on 09/01/2015

The confident and alert Abyssinian (Aby) is thought to be one of the oldest cat breeds.  The six- to 10-pound, moderately vocal cat stands out for his ticked coat, which comes in a bevy of colours, including a reddish ruddy, chocolate, cinnamon, blue, lilac, and fawn—as well as a silver version for all of these […]

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The impact of Antifreeze on your pets

Posted on 11/12/2014

Winter conditions can present a deadly danger to dogs and cats that pet owners may not be aware of: antifreeze poisoning.  This sweet-tasting poison is unfortunately appealing to animals and consumption of a very small amount can lead to rapid kidney failure and death within a very short period of time. Antifreeze Animals may become exposed […]

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Pet Information – Cornish Rex

Posted on 28/11/2014

The Cornish Rex is an eye-catching cat with its curly coat and long-legged elegance. This small to medium sized cat’s most distinctive feature is its fur, which is short with a distinct wave or curl and lacks primary guard hairs. The legs are long and straight, giving an impression of height, and the paws are […]

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Pet Information – Burmilla Cat

Posted on 14/11/2014

This medium-sized cat has strikingly green eyes that are large and outlined with black, as if it were wearing eyeliner. Its ears, meanwhile, are medium to large, with a slightly rounded tip. The Burmilla’s main attraction, is its soft, dense silver coat, which may be tipped or shaded in the following colors: black, blue, chocolate, lilac, […]

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