Cat Pawing

Why is My Cat Scratching the Floor Beneath their Food?

October 11th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Have you ever noticed your cat pawing or scratching the floor around their food and wondered what they were up to? Although it might be weird (yet still adorable) to watch, there is a method to that fur ball’s madness.
Shy Pets

How Do I Help my Shy Pet?

October 8th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
“Shyness” is a trait found in pets that are highly fearful. This may be a fear of strangers, places, sounds or movements. Nature or Nurture? Genetics play a big part in the temperament of pets. Cats and dogs have a g

Help! My Dog is Acting Jealous

October 4th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Jealousy in dogs can trigger from multiple reasons. Your dog may simply be bored, and may need more exercise and mental stimulation. Sometimes a change in environment can mean dogs find it hard to share us with another p
Cat Age

Are you Helping your Cat Age Gracefully?

October 1st, 2018 by Petplan Australia
  Cats glide through life with ease and grace. But as they grow older things start to slow down. Although they age much better than dogs, it can still be a hard process for cats. One that requires extra care and att
Meow at People

Why do Cat’s Meow at Humans?

September 27th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Have you ever put on the Discovery Channel, found a programme on big cats in the wild, and watched the tigers meow at each other? Or have you ever noticed cats on the street meow at each other? My guess is that you haven
cat Whiskers

The Truth about Cat Whiskers

September 24th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
A cat’s whiskers are a well-honed sensory tool. They are used to detect changes in their surroundings, helping them steer clear of threats, even in the dark. These whiskers can pick up on even the slightest change in w

What you Should do in the Event of an Insurance Claim

September 21st, 2018 by Petplan Australia
Getting back on your feet after a setback, can be far simpler with an insurance broker on your team. A setback in your small business can end up costing you far more than your visible assets. It can impact upon your reve

A History of Cats: Manx

September 20th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
  The Manx is a peculiar cat in that it is missing something very obvious… a tail. As you can imagine there are plenty of tales as to why the Manx has no tail (excuse the pun). The Manx has been around for centuri
Aging Dog

Senior Dogs

September 17th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
To be considered as a senior dog will not just depend on a dog’s age but also their breed. Typically, larger dogs age much quicker, therefore may become seniors by 5-6 years old. Smaller dogs take longer, often conside

A History of Cats: Siamese

September 13th, 2018 by Petplan Australia
The Siamese cat is thought to have originated from Siam (present day Thailand). It is believed that the cats were sacred and were used as guards of ancient temples. They were exclusive to the Royalty of Siam. It is said