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Why do rabbits eat their own faeces?

Why do rabbits eat their own faeces?
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This article contains: Rabbit Faeces
You may have noticed your rabbit eating their faeces and naturally questioned whether this is normal. However, it’s not just normal, but vital to your rabbit’s health. Petplan explains the process of this second ingestion, and why it’s so important…

Cat Health - What is cat diabetes?

Cat Health - What is cat diabetes?
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This article contains: Diabetes Cat
Diabetes is a common condition in cats often causing serious problems if left untreated. Symptoms overlap with other diseases, making diabetes harder to diagnose. With a healthy lifestyle, the right diet and treatment you can successfully manage the health of your diabetic cat. Petplan takes a look into this well-known condition, giving you signs to be aware of, and treatment options for diabetes in cats…

Is it normal for my cat to snore?

Is it normal for my cat to snore?
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This article contains: Cat Sleep Snoring
is it normal for cats to snore It’s no secret that cats love to sleep, they do it often, and they do it best. Many people will be familiar with the sound of their cats gently snoring whilst cuddled up on the couch – but is it actually normal for your cat to snore? Petplan looks at reasons why cats snore, and some of the more common cat health issues associated with snoring…

Is it natural for cats and dogs to not get along?

Is it natural for cats and dogs to not get along?
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This article contains: Behaviour Cat Dog
It’s an age-old perception that’s been passed down through the ages, the myth that has fuelled countless cartoons and movies – the feud between cats and dogs. The idea of ‘fighting like cats and dogs’ is nothing new, and humankind’s two closest allies have always battled out for table scraps and the human lap. Petplan looks at the famous phrase and whether there is any truth behind it…

Rabbit eye health - how to look after your bunny’s eyes

Rabbit eye health - how to look after your bunny’s eyes
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This article contains: rabbit
It’s simply not enough to give your rabbits carrots to help them see in the dark – their eyes need plenty of care and attention. Rabbits are known for their adorably large eyes, but those same eyes are also prone to eye problems. After looking at eye health in dogs and cats, Petplan looks at the best ways to keep your bunny’s eyes healthy, and things to look out for which may signal something is wrong…
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