5 things that can give your cat the best environment

Did you know that one of the best ways to keep your cat happy, healthy and feeling good in your home is to do something called, environmental enrichment. Don’t worry, we, like you, were slightly scared of the phrase until we did a little bit of research and spoke to some experts on the subject. All that environmental enrichment means is that you create an environment that will stimulate your cat and stop it developing behavioural issues that are sometimes associated when your cat is not mentally or physically stimulated.…

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Cat or Dog?

It’s an argument that has raged for centuries, what makes a better pet, Cat or Dog? Search the web and you will find thousands of results that speak of this fractious debate; but never fear, we at Cleo Pet have decided to step into the debate and give you some original paws for thought on which makes a better pet for your home. Supervision The working world has changed dramatically over the last 40 years. With more and more people spending more time at their desks, commuting and away over…

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5 things you didn’t know about your dog!

We’re back and we’re talking about dogs! How many of you think you know everything there is to know about dogs? Show of hands, anyone? Well, we’re sorry to tell you this but we’re keen students of many an animal, dogs being just one of these creatures that we’ve studied assiduously. Why? Because they’re cute, funny and just when you thought you knew everything, they surprise you. We think we know at least five things that you don’t know about your canine friend and we’re so sure we’re not going…

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Why do cats need scratching posts?

Shredded carpet, scratch marks on the leather sofa, claw marks down the wallpaper. As a cat owner, the chances are you have encountered at least one of these situations in the past. Whilst this probably drives you crazy, the last thing you want to do is to deter your cat from scratching. The important thing is to understand  why your cat scratches and what you can do to encourage them to use an appropriate scratching outlet such as a scratching post. Scratching is second nature to cats and is an…

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What exactly is catnip?

If you are a cat owner, you know well enough the unique effect this particular product has on your animals. Catnip has proven to be an alluring, near irresistible attractor for cats, and yet pet owners often have no idea what this mysterious, potent concoction actually is! On an equally important note, the question must also be asked: why do cats enjoy catnip as much as they do? Here are a few interesting research notes which may be prove to be helpful in this investigation. The first inquiries into the…

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A Better Sleep Guide For Your Cat

Cats, would you believe it, sleep a lot. You probably already knew that if you are a veteran cat owner, but to some, the amount of hours a cat sleeps during a day can startle even the most avid cat lover. On average, a cat sleeps up to sixteen hours a day. Yes, sixteen. Put another way, in the average life span of a cat (fifteen years), a cat will sleep for ten of those years. There are lots of reasons as to why cats sleep so much. These are…

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