Vet Help Direct – visit this site if you are concerned about your cat and would like immediate advice on whether (and how soon) they need to see a vet
Animal Oracle – ‘Advice from vets for pets’: Animal Oracle aims to help conscientious owners anticipate medical disorders earlier.
http://www.cats.org.uk/catcare/leaflets/VET09-Blindcats.pdf is a guide produced by the Cats Protection charity providing a concise and useful leaflet.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Handicats/ This is a forum for owners of cats with handicaps, and there are some discussions on blind cats which you can join.
http://blindcatrescue.com/ is a website of a rescue centre and sanctuary for blind cats in North Carolina.
http://www.disabledanimalsclub.co.uk/1.html is the official website for the Disabled Animals Club
Specific information on managing overweight cats:
http://www.robwatson.com/Foodboxes.html for information on making private feeding stations in multicat homes
Indoor cat initiative: http://indoorpet.osu.edu/index.cfm
http://www.cdpets.com – this company provide enclosures to keep your cat safe when outdoors. They also make ramps which would be very useful to allow the more hesitant blind cats to still enjoy their perches on windowsills, your bed etc.
http://www.purrfectfence.com/ is a website of a company providing cat enclosures. These allow your blind cat to be happy and safe outdoors, and the company operates in both the UK and the USA.
http://www.fabcats.org/owners/fencing/info.html - information from the Feline Advisory Bureau on fencing gardens
http://www.fabcats.org/owners/fencing/info2.html - more information from the Feline Advisory Bureau on fencing gardens
http://www.katzecure.com – this is a UK based company that produces innovative fence extensions that prevent cats from getting a paw hold and hence being able to get out of (or into) the fenced garden.
http://www.fabcats.org/behaviour/other/catnip.html for more information on catnip and its effects on cats
http://www.fabcats.org/owners/poisons/plants.html for more information on poisonous plants in the home and garden
http://www.fabcats.org/owners/moving/info.html for more information on moving house with a cat
www.petprescription.co.uk - an online veterinary dispensary which supplies a range of prescription and non-prescription products
Click here to see a range of useful videos by the Dechra Academy
showing how to give a pill to a cat, how to clean a cat’s ears and