Sabrina (photographer Susan Papazian)

In this section, you’ll find:

  • How to care for cats
  • Litter box problems
  • Pet safety
  • Disaster preparation tips for pets
  • Find a Vet

The more time and effort we spend on our furry members of the family, the stronger the bond and a happier cat.  Here are a few sites to help you provide good cat care.

How to care for cats

Litter box problems

  • Pets4Life blog on litter box problems lists the reasons cat avoid the litter box and tips to prevent a problem occuring.
  • International Cat Care has information on how to choose the right litter, litter box, litter and box position for your cat
  • ASPCA says at least ten percent of all cats develop elimination problems.  This site has detailed information about the causes of litter box problems and what to do about it.
  • Catinfo list the main reasons cats avoid using its litter box

Find a Vet

Pet safety around the home

  • Pet safety guide includes common household dangers, food safety and how to pet proof your home.
  • RSPCA Victoria has information on how to deal with common emergency situations: wounds, poisoning, bites, burns and seizures.

Disaster Preparation Tips for Pets

Be prepared!  International Fund Animal Welfare (IFAW)  works with local communities to help them better prepare for future disasters. IFAW says – pack a pet surviival kits, ensure your pet has proper identification and always take your pet with you when you evacuate.