Archive for the ‘Cat’ Category

 
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Meow-vember Breed Profile: Persian

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
Perhaps thought to be the most precious and prestigious of the cat breeds, the Persian is also one of the most recognised. Hey there good lookin’ The Persian cat is an impressive looking creature with its long and luxu
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How to enter the Petplan and Vets All Natural’s Treat-Face Competition!

Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Does your dog or cat become super excited when you have a treat? Do they start drooling all over the floor, start doing a little-hoppy dance, run around in circles or try and jump at the treat? Capture that cute, crazy-e
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Ticks can cause respiratory failure or death!

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Vets are urging pet owners to be extra attentive to their pets’ behaviours this spring as the incidents of dogs and cats falling ill to ticks rises. Ticks are parasites that feed off blood. They are usually found in ar
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Benefits of Pet Insurance

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Petplan pet insurance offers peace of mind for owners and support to the veterinary community. Dog insurance and cat insurance are two of the fastest growing insurance types in Australia. But still many pet owners are un
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Why do cats purr?

Monday, September 16th, 2013
For a cat lover’s there is no more wonderful sound than your cat’s purr. Rhythmic, calming and solid, a cat’s purr is one of life’s mysteries – or is it? Why do cat’s purr? Mostly we a
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The cost of veterinary care:

Monday, September 9th, 2013
The cost associated with veterinary care is a contentious issue for pet owners and veterinary professionals alike. It is common to hear a pet owner say that vet bills are too expensive, although we almost never hear why.
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Strange but wonderful…

Thursday, August 29th, 2013
In the Pet Insurance industry we are lucky enough to hear about many pet stories. Sometimes it’s a friendly update on one of our member’s recovery after a claim and sometimes it’s something strange but wonderful. A
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How To Keep Your Pets Warm This Winter?

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
Brr! The weather is cooling down out there and it won’t be long before you need to pull on your winter woollies, cook some soup and cuddle up next to the heater. But what about your furry friends, how can you keep them
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The history of pets, part 1: Cats

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
Ever wondered how cats and dogs came to share our homes and gardens? In the first of a two-part series for Petplan, writer and pet-lover Julian Hall looks at the history of cats… If you sometimes marvel at how far your
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Where did the Easter Bunny come from?

Monday, March 25th, 2013
As you look forward to a long weekend, spare a thought for the Easter Bunny. The poor soul will be flat-out by Easter Monday, having dispatched multi-coloured eggs far and wide, ready for the frenzy of chocolate consumpt