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Welcome to Petplan’s blog, a space where you can read up on the latest pet-news, find out interesting facts and tips about keeping your pets happy and healthy, and share your views on hot topics.

What should you do if you find a stray cat?

What should you do if you find a stray cat?
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According to the Blue Cross, the number of stray cats in the UK is on the increase and a stray can often be hungry, frightened or even sick or injured.

Because of the often difficult decisions that need to be made if you come across an injured cat, it’s important to know what to do should you find one.

Petplan has put together some useful advice should you find a stray cat with some help from our friends at the Blue Cross…

Petplan Find a Pet: top 10 most popular cat breeds

Petplan Find a Pet: top 10 most popular cat breeds
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Petplan’s free Find a Pet service allows you to search for kittens, puppies, cats and dogs for sale and rehoming across the UK.

It’s a wonderful place for responsible breeders to advertise and find new homes for their animals and for would-be owners to find themselves the perfect pet.

We’ve put together our 10 most popular cat breeds from the site along with some helpful information about the typical personality and temperament of each breed…

Can brushing your dog’s teeth cure bad breath?

Can brushing your dog’s teeth cure bad breath?
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Whether you’ve got a Chihuahua or a Doberman, all dogs can been prone to bad breath.

But did you know that bad breath can often indicate more serious health and dental problems?

Just like humans, dogs can develop dental problems like plaque build-up, gingivitis and tartar which not only contribute to bad breath but can actually lead to serious issues like heart, liver, and kidney disease.

Brushing your dog’s teeth is the best way to combat bad breath and Petplan has put together some useful advice to help you get started…

Petplan reveals the truth behind common cat myths

Petplan reveals the truth behind common cat myths
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Whether it’s the unlucky black cat or their nine lives, cats are a rich source of mystery and myth.

However, there are many other things said about cats that aren’t quite as easy to dismiss – and getting the facts straight is crucial, as misinformation can cause unnecessary stress to both owners and pets.

Petplan is here to help! We’ve found some common myths about cats and revealed the truth behind these claims…

Is a rabbit an ‘easy option’ for pet owners?

Is a rabbit an ‘easy option’ for pet owners?
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While rabbits are often perceived to be low-maintenance alternatives to cats and dogs, a happy rabbit actually needs the same level of care and attention as larger types of pet.

So, while it can be tempting to rush into things and get a rabbit as a ‘starter pet’ for yourself or young family members, there are still plenty of things you need to consider.

Here are just some of them…

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