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Ever wonder where to find the best attention and services for your pet then no need to worry because Torquay is here to help you with whatever you need. Torquay and Surf Coast Cattery is not a public but a family entity. These couple Diana, who is a qualified Veterinary Nurse together with Denis, who is a highly experienced Veterinarian, is always available to offer you their help.

General Cat Care #1: Before You Bring Your Cat Home
You will need food, food dish, water bowl, interactive toys, brush, comb, safety cat collar, scratching post, litter and litter box.
General Cat Care #2: Feeding
An adult cat should be fed one large or two smaller meals each day. Kittens from 6 to 12 weeks need to be fed four times a day. Kittens from three to six months need to be fed three times a day. You can either feed specific meals, throwing away any leftover canned food after 30 minutes or free-feed dry food (keeping food out all the time).

Feed your cat a high-quality, brand-name kitten or cat food (avoid generic brands) two to three times a day. Kittens can be fed human baby food for a short time if they won’t eat kitten food softened by soaking in warm water. Use turkey or chicken baby food made for children six months and older. Gradually mix with cat food. Cow’s milk is not necessary and can cause diarrhea in kittens and cats. Provide fresh, clean water at all times. Wash and refill water bowls daily.

Although if some of their loved boarders have any veterinary issues, or else happen to fall sick whereas staying with them, they will instantly call on the vets from Torquay Animal House to give advice and take care of them. Fiona has been working at the cattery for not less than eight years furthermore she is extremely knowledgeable in cases where taking care of pets is a concern.

General Cat Care #3: Grooming
Most cats stay relatively clean and rarely need a bath, but they do need to be brushed or combed. Frequent brushing helps keep your cat’s coat clean, reduces the amount of shedding and cuts down on the incidence of hairballs
General Cat Care #4: Handling
To pick up your cat, place one hand behind the front legs and another under the hindquarters. Lift gently. Never pick up a cat by the scruff of the neck (behind the ears) or by the front legs without supporting the rear end.
General Cat Care #5: Housing
Cats should have a clean, dry place of their own in the house. Line your cat’s bed with a soft, warm blanket or towel. Be sure to wash the bedding often. Please keep your cat indoors. If your companion animal is allowed outside, he can contract diseases, get ticks or parasites, become lost or get hit by a car, hurt in a fight or poisoned. Also, cats prey on wildlife.

Besides, whenever they travel, there is no problem since the cattery is so fortunate to have nurses from Torquay Animal House, who will come and carry out duties as usual. That is to say even in their absence don't be afraid to take your cat there as they will be well attended too as if they were present. The main interesting thing here is the fact that this nurses create an excellent relationship with your cats which will cause the owner to be triumphal this is if you consistently take your cat their regularly that it will get used to one place. Surprisingly even the so called stubborn cats will eventually adapt and nurses don't find it hard dealing with them as they are experts.


Torquay and Surf Coast Cattery was started in the year 2002 although this cattery happened to be the first registered cattery within the surf coast shire then. In addition to that, the cattery is built on their land alongside Grossman's Road and they are on site. As a result, security is up to date no cause for alarm. Another important thing is the fact that they have put up a surveillance system to make sure that your pets are secure with security cameras installed to monitor off sites as well.

This Ryan family has cared and loved animals for several dedicated and they will always find pleasure in taking care of your cats both day and night they will be there to take care of them. Not forgetting the most delicious food that will be fate with a long with having a date with the workers just for the usual exercise.

General Cat Care #6: Identification
If allowed outdoors (again, we caution against it!), your cat needs to wear a safety collar and an ID tag. A safety collar with an elastic panel will allow your cat to break loose if the collar gets caught on something. An ID tag or an implanted microchip can help insure that your cat is returned if he or she becomes lost.
General Cat Care #7: Litter Box
All indoor cats need a litter box, which should be placed in a quiet, accessible location. A bathroom or utility room is a good place for your cat’s box. In a multi-level home, one box per floor is recommended. Avoid moving the box unless absolutely necessary. Then do so slowly, a few inches a day. Cats won’t use a messy, SMELLY litter box. Scoop solids out of the box at least once a day. Dump everything, wash with a mild detergent (don’t use ammonia) and refill at least once a week, less frequently if using clumping litter. Don’t use deodorants or scents in the litter or litter box (especially avoid lemon scent).
Updated: February 24, 2017 — 5:46 pm

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