Thanks to all the organisers and exhibitors responsible for yesterday’s Nine Lives show at Hamilton Gardens. We enjoyed talking with cat owners about how to keep their pets safe and happy at home.
Jade and her family, including four Ragdoll cats, recently moved into a new home in beautiful Central Otago. Peter Ellis and his team from Entranceway Fencing installed the sleek coloursteel fences and a black Oscillot system. Jade posted a 5-star Google review which you can read.
Can the Oscillot system go around curves? You bet! This is a very special installation we’ve just completed in Auckland. The paddles were custom powdercoated to match the fence at this new development.
The final weekend of school holidays drew thousands of people to the Auckland Pet Expo, 13-14 October.
One of the biggest stands at the show was staffed by the Auckland Cat Club who had numerous cats on display – and most of the cats were available for patting, unlike at cat shows where you can look, but not touch!
Last weekend, an 11-year-old free-roaming cat in Christchurch was shot in the leg. With a gun. In the city, for goodness sake. This was a family pet, who has now had her leg amputated. She is lucky that this was a non-lethal wound. The next cat might not be.
Dr Lynette McLeod studies why people are reluctant to keep their cats at home – despite the countless benefits. She’ll be speaking in Auckland next week.
What a great show last Saturday! The Auckland Cat Club put on their 69th Annual All Breeds Show at the Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre. A new feature was the judging of children’s cats, and judge Sam Pratt complimented the young cat owners on how friendly and well presented their pets were. It was an
A Unitec master’s student has tracked 37 Auckland cats using GPS while recording their activities on video. The 180 hours of footage reveals cats getting into 326 risky situations, ranging from cat fights (11) to wandering on roads (a third of the cats did so). “To better protect cats and also the wildlife species that
Thanks to the Hamilton Cat Club for putting on another great All Breeds Show yesterday at Hamilton Gardens. This was the club’s 67th annual show and it just gets better every year.
Palmerston North City Council’s new Animals and Bees Bylaw 2018 comes into effect on 1 July. Here are the key changes affecting cats and their owners.