A microchip is a small, identification implant that is inserted under the skin of cats and dogs, which can be scanned by a vet to identify them if they’re found away from home. Microchips are one of the best forms of pet identification, as they cannot get lost in the way that a collar and tag can.

Microchips can be so much more than just a form of identification though, and SureFlap grasped the opportunity to use them in a whole new way. SureFlap developed a range of microchip pet products that use microchips like unique keys that can be programmed to the products so only registered pets can use them.

SureFlap’s microchip pet door range keeps unwanted animals out of the home by only permitting access to resident pets. This...

It’s great that there are so many choices for cat feeding accessories. Below is a breakdown of the different types available at Pet.co.nz.

The most important thing to consider is ensuring that your cat has access to water at all times. They should drink the equivalent to 200-300mls per day. This will depend on how much wet food vs. dry food they eat, but it is very important to have fresh clean water available for your cat at all times.

The most important thing to consider is ensuring that your cat has access to water at all times. They should drink the equivalent to 200-300mls per day. This will depend on how much wet food vs. dry food they eat, but it is very important to have fresh clean water available for your cat at all...

We all know how important water is for ourselves, but it’s just as essential for our pets. Their bodies are made up of approximately 70% water, which helps regulate body temperature and provide cushioning support for joints and internal organs. It also helps digest food, transport nutrients, eliminate waste, and allow salts and other electrolytes to pass through their system. 

For these reasons, it’s important to provide your pet with access to fresh water at all times – especially during the warmer months, as animals can lose fluids through panting or sweating, and water sources also evaporate more rapidly. Your pet will need more water if you’re feeding it dry food, which only contains about 7% water, compared to canned wet food,...