Myth: When you move house, rubbing butter on a cat’s paws will stop him getting lost.

Moving house can be stressful for cats, but according to Claire Bessant, Chief Executive of the Feline Advisory Bureau, the only things you’re likely to get if you rub butter on their paws are greasy furniture and carpets! It’s better to keep your pet indoors for a couple of weeks while they get used to their new home.

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Five Good Reasons for Having Your Cat Neutered

  • Reduces fighting, injury and noise
  • Reduces spraying and smelling
  • Much less likely to wander and get lost
  • Safer from diseases like feline AIDS, mammary tumours and feline leukaemia
  • Reduces the number of unwanted kittens

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