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A guide to best dog walking routes in and around Manchester

As a dog owner, it’s too easy to slip into autopilot mode. You wake up every morning, let your four-legged friend out to do their business, whilst you get ready and take them for their first walk.

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Fireworks and pets

Fireworks night can be really frightening time for pets but there are things you can do to help them. Here are our top tips to help you keep your pet safe during this time.

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What are Feral Cats?

Feral cats are members of a domesticated species that have reverted to living as a wild animal. Feral cats are found in towns, cities and rural areas. This article explains all you need to know to about feral cats and what to do if there is one near you.

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Pregnant cats, birth and care of young kittens

Cats Protection (CP) recommends neutering as the only effective way to reduce the number of unwanted cats in the UK. Cats are prolific breeders and their offspring need to be speedily neutered or the population will quickly get out of control.

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Cats and Illness: Feline lower urinary tract disease

FLUTD describes a collection of common conditions that affect the bladder and/or urethra. It includes the condition commonly known as cystitis – inflammation of the bladder – and does not usually involve the kidneys.

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Cat Illness: Arthritis

Arthritis causes inflammation of the joint and the condition is extremely common in cats. Unfortunately, it often goes unnoticed as owners think the cat is just slowing down with age, when it is actually a very painful condition.

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Cats and Illness: Diabetes

This condition affects the control of blood sugar levels and usually occurs in middle-aged and older cats, particularly those that are overweight. There may be some genetic predisposition to diabetes.

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