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KITTEN INSURANCE & PET HEALTH INFORMATION ARTICLES

Kitten 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 Kitten’s health.

There are many things you can do to keep your Kitten 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 Kitten. 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.

Podcast on Spaying and Neutering Pets

Posted on 22/02/2011

Source – North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association has announced the release of a podcast discussing the benefits of spaying or neutering pets.  In the podcast Dr. Sue Stephens, a veterinarian at the Animal Hospital of Clemmons in Clemmons, N.C., discusses what questions dog and cat owners should ask their veterinarians before the […]

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Preventative Dental Care Key to Healthy Pets

Posted on 22/02/2011

Source – Kansas State University Prevention is always better and often cheaper than treatment. This is the message that two Kansas State University veterinarians hope owners will remember when it comes to pet dental care. “Although prevention may be more effort for the owners, it has the best end result for their pets and often their pocketbook,” […]

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Neutering your cat

Posted on 03/02/2011

A male cat can be castrated from five months of age. Neutering will reduce the likelihood that he will spray indoors to mark his territory. He will also spend less time roaming in search of mates and thus has less of a chance of being run over by a car or getting into fights. Cats […]

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How to worm your pet

Posted on 03/02/2011

Regular worming will keep your pet parasite-free. And your children safe. Cats and dogs pick up worms from their mothers, other pets, ingesting slugs and snails and by coming into contact with the faeces of other animals. We offer many kitten insurance policies and puppy insurance policies that include vouchers for worm treatment. What are […]

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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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Tips for puppy and kitten vaccination

Posted on 26/01/2011

What vaccines do kittens need? Cats are vaccinated against viruses that cause severe flu-like symptoms, Feline Leukaemia Virus – a cancer-inducing disease of cats and against Panleukopaenia virus – a fatal gastroenteritis. In kittens the initial course of two vaccinations is typically administered at 8 and 11 weeks although you should consult with your vet […]

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