‘Scaredy cat’ Harry is now Feeling Much More Confident and Ready to Find his Fur-ever Home

A nervous stray cat who was rescued after he was found with a nasty abscess on his face is now looking to find his fur-ever home. Harry came into the care of the RSPCA Great Ayton Animal Centre in Middlesbrough in January after being rescued by Animal Rescue Officer (ARO) Shane Lynn. He was found […]

15 Tips to Keep Animals Safe in the Cold


As temperatures plummet and with snow forecast, the RSPCA issues its top tips to keep pets, livestock and wildlife happy and healthy this winter It’s not clear whether we’ll get a white Christmas but with temperatures plummeting, now is the time to take simple steps to keep our pets and wildlife safe this winter. With […]

Book Mews: The Cats of America

Cats have fascinated us since time immemorial. Their habits, their moods, the mysterious workings of their minds all place us firmly under their spell. Maybe that’s why we consume so much material related to those kitties, including those fiendishly compelling cat videos! Whatever the reason, most of us are hooked on those furry little devils […]

The Dos & Don’ts of Getting a Kitten for Christmas

Adopting a new kitten for Christmas may sound like a wonderful idea in principle but, in reality, it can often be anything but. Without the proper level of research and commitment going in, you could wind up not only shelling out hundreds of pounds on a kitten you end up not wanting, but also having […]

Battersea Offers Advice for Pet Owners to Ensure Festive fun for all the Family This Christmas

Many people will be busy getting their homes ready for Christmas this week, with trees to decorate, baubles to buy and lights to go up. However, while Christmastime is great fun for people, it can be a dangerous time for our pets. Leading animal welfare charity, Battersea, is advising pet owners to be careful when […]

Guest Cat Star: The Huntress

By Amy Schultz Hazel is my long-haired white, black and tan calico cat. She is my sweet, loveable, beautiful and smart-as-a-whip kitty. She is also a Huntress. She can find the mice in the house, patiently stalk them and catch them. Usually, she ends up toying with the poor terrified little creature until I trap […]

7 Ways to Have an Animal-Friendly Xmas

How to help animals, celebrate and have find this festive season The holidays are coming and that means it’s time to prepare for the festive season. But it is possible to have a fabulous, fun-filled Christmas while still being animal and environmentally friendly too! In line with their priorities for the next 10 years, the […]

Cool Sushi Cat Toys for Cool Kats by Munchiecat!

Hi everyone, Do you remember the fabulous looking Sushi Cat toys by munchiecat that we wrote about a few years back? Well we have some amazing news! We’ve teamed up with the brand to offer these toys in our blog shop. 🙂 About Munchiecat: Munchiecat’s toys are made from durable, non-toxic materials, so you can […]

Purrsday Poetry: A Flake of Snow

Hi everyone, Please find below the latest entry in Purrsday Poetry by Bernie Colley. A flake of snow A cold wind blew and the first snow fell as the kitten watched in awe the dancing flakes had him in a spell at the magic that he saw His mother took him to the door and they […]

Paws to Listen Service Supports Cat Owners Through Grief

With National Grief Awareness Week running from 2-8 December, charity Cats Protection wishes to highlight its support service for grieving cat owners. Now in its fifth year, Paws to Listen is there for anyone facing the heartbreak of losing their cat, struggling with issues like euthanasia, or whose cat has gone missing. Supported by players […]

Oliver & Nubia: What are you Doing There!

Oliver: Hi everyone! So the other day I was happily sleeping on my box until… I heard this noise. Oliver: Of course it was my noisy sister =_= Nubia: Hey! I only yawned and meowed once… Oliver: Yes and your meow could wake the dead! Nubia: Meany! *growls* Oliver: Exactly what I just said… NOISY. […]

How to Brush Your Cat’s Teeth

The following post first appeared on iCatCare here Brushing a cat’s teeth is likely to be the single most effective way to reduce dental plaque and maintain long-term oral health. Like humans, brushing will not only prevent plaque and tartar formation; it will also promote healthy gums and reduce halitosis (bad breath). Daily or even […]

Happy #TRT – Tummy Rub Tuesday (Week 382)

Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! The easiest way to enter is by sending them in via info@katzenworld.co.uk. Or just leave a comment with a link to the post / photo you’d like us to use on this blog post. Meet Motu! More of him on his Blog here. Cute Minx […]

8 Best Christmas Gift for Cats & Their Human

Your cat is special. Therefore, not any kind of Christmas gift will do. She deserves the best cat gift you can think of. But, thinking about a cat gift could be overwhelming, especially if your kitty has been so good this year. We are here to help. We’ve rounded up several cat-gift ideas to make […]

Rescue Cat Charles is Looking for his Fur-ever Home After ten Months in RSPCA Care

Golden Oldie Charles came into the charity’s care as he was very underweight The RSPCA is hoping to find a loving forever home for rescue cat Charles after he has been in the charity’s care for over ten months. Charles came into the care of the RSPCA Newbrook Farm Animal Centre in Birmingham in January […]

Leading Animal Charity Cats Protection Appoints new Interim Head

Cats Protection has appointed a new interim chief executive, along with three new trustees, as the charity continues to grow its ambitions and increase its impact on cat welfare. Not-for-profit veteran Charles Darley moves into the role having previously held chief executive and senior leadership roles in the Church of England, the National Centre for […]

Oliver & Nubia: Did you see that!

Oliver: Nubsey!!! Did you see that!!! Nubia: Stop calling me silly names… and what? o.O Oliver: There is a fluffy animal in tree! Nubia: You mean a Squirrel? Oliver: Yes!!! Oliver: Will you catch it for me? Nubia: No. Oliver: :”( Oliver: But but why not! It’s running around and looks super tasty!!! Nubia: I am […]

Guest Star Cat: Dukey

Hi everyone, Please find below a guest story by York Lee: Yuan fen(縁份) is the Chinese term for preordained relationship.  How Dukey came into my life could only be yuan fen. Eleven years ago, I had my heart set on adopting a female cat since all my previous ones were males from owners who no […]

Could you Give a Furry Friend a new Home This Black Friday?

Instead of picking up a bargain this Black Friday, why not change an animal’s life? Could you change the life of a furry or feathered friend this Black Friday and offer a beautiful black pet a loving new home? At the RSPCA, we think black is beautiful; but some black animals can take longer to […]

Dirk and the Cagonfly Critter Collector Teaser

Dirk loves fishing rod-style toys. Visitors are always surprised how fast he runs when they see him chasing these toys 🙂 Up until now feather toys were his favorites, but there’s competition: RompiCatz (Formerly known as Neko Flies) insects. Dirk has a Cagonfly but there’s a whole series! I’m sure he’d love all of them […]

Fire at Life4Cats Rescue – Fundraising


On the 22nd October, one of the Life4Cats rescue’s buildings burned down due to arson in Romania. The organisation, which is Buy Rope’s partner charity, has suffered a lot of damage and lost some essential equipment and space dedicated to helping abandoned cats. Charity facing crisis As police records suggest, local children were responsible for […]

Furless Felix is Looking for her Fur-ever Home After Four Months Being Rehabilitated in RSPCA Care

Felix was rescued by the animal welfare charity and taken into the care of RSPCA Warrington in July Felix was bald, covered in scabs, underweight and living in poor conditions when she was rescued by the RSPCA from a multi-cat household. She came into the care of the RSPCA Warrington, Halton and St Helen’s branch […]

Keeping Cats Safe: Antifreeze

This article first appeared on iCatCare here. During the winter we try to prevent freezing by using ethylene glycol, otherwise known as antifreeze, in car radiators and in some screen washes and de-icers. Every year during the winter months there is an increase in the number of cats poisoned by antifreeze. How are cats exposed […]

How To Safely Use Essential Oils Around Cats

How To Safely Use Essential Oils Around Cats by Emma Carter Have you ever wondered how your cat feels when you’re using essential oils in your home? Some aromatherapy oils are dangerous to the wellbeing of your cat due to their chemical compositions. Cats and humans are different! Cats can very easily perceive the smell […]

Happy #TRT – Tummy Rub Tuesday (Week 381)

Hello everyone, Welcome to another week of Tummy Rub Tuesday! The easiest way to enter is by sending them in via info@katzenworld.co.uk. Or just leave a comment with a link to the post / photo you’d like us to use on this blog post. Meet Murrli who can often be spotted on The Meowfactor! 😀 […]

Five Popular Pet Superstitions Debunked

Think your furry friend might have a sixth sense? Following on from last months’ spooky season, an expert from leading vet charity PDSA sets the record straight and breaks down some of the most popular superstitions we have about our pets. See below for PDSA Vet Nurse Nina Downing’s take on five freaky myths:     […]

Golden Oldie Cat is Rehomed After Waiting EIGHT MONTHS in Cattery Thanks to Tearjerker Poem

The RSPCA Cat Hub rehomed Harry, now Bucky, thanks to a sweet poem Ten-year-old cat Bucky had been in the care of the RSPCA Cat Hub for eight months and the staff had tried everything they could to find this poor golden oldie a home but he kept being overlooked. That was until Sophie Moran-Barker, […]