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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.

Microchipping your pet

Posted on 03/02/2011

Every year, more than 6,000 pets go missing. Whilst collars and tags help recover pets, they are far from reliable. There’s no guarantee that a collar and tag will stay with your pet, but there are no such worries with pet microchips. A pet microchip is a tiny electronic chip (the size of a grain […]

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Preventing flea infestations!

Posted on 03/02/2011

Fleas are very undesirable parasites which feed off our domestic pets – their natural hosts. When environmental conditions are optimal, the flea population will grow at a very rapid pace, and once you have a flea infestation, it is very difficult to get rid of the problem. Fleas can cause enormous problems to pets by […]

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How frequently should dogs and cats be vaccinated?

Posted on 03/02/2011

Contrary to many pet forums out there, vets are not ripping you off when they recommend annual vaccination. To achieve protection against all the most common infectious diseases dogs and cats usually require annual vaccination, although not necessarily against all of the infectious diseases as some vaccine components have now been demonstrated to last longer […]

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Hollywood or Bust…our pets need a dazzling smile too!

Posted on 03/02/2011

We all take a lot of care over our teeth.We brush them everyday, we floss, and we visit the dental hygienist to have them cleaned regularly. At the first sign of toothache, we would go to the dentist straightaway. What about our pets? It is vital that dental health is a priority for owners. Understandably, […]

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Cat and dog obesity – a problem of epidemic proportions….

Posted on 26/01/2011

Obesity is one of the most serious problems faced by the pet population today. Almost half of all cats and dogs are now clinically defined as being obese (over 120% of ideal body weight) and this figure is still growing. Most cases of obesity are as a result of overfeeding, poor diet and lack of […]

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Taking your pet abroad on the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS)

Posted on 25/01/2011

The Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) means that you can now take your dog or cat with you when you travel providing all the requirements of the scheme have been met. To do this you will need to get a Pet Passport, which requires your pet to be microchipped and vaccinated.  In addition, you might need […]

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