cat care factsheets

For information on animals and COVID-19

Visit the World Organisation for Animal Health  and the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s Domestic Animals and COVID-19. These sites are regularly updated.

For human health information visit NSW Health.

We regularly add topics to this page – if the information you are looking for is not here, we may be able to assist. Call our office on 02 9519 7201 Monday to Friday between 10am and 5pm. Please note that we do not have vets on site and cannot provide veterinary advice.

Our factsheets provide general information only and should not be taken as constituting professional advice. In an emergency you should always contact or take your cat directly to a vet.





Bilingual cat welfare information

Click here for a list of veterinary practices where community languages are spoken.

This English language cat welfare information has been translated into Bengali, Greek, Nepali, PunjabiSpanishTagalogTamil, Turkish, and Urdu.

For cat care tutorials, see our YouTube channel

For an overview of cat care, refer to our guide Your New Cat

For a guide on reducing hazards to your cat, refer to our booklet Safety First

For information on planning for animals in emergencies, visit Get Ready Animals 

For information on containing cats and the benefits of creating safe outdoor areas for cats to enjoy, click here to watch a wonderful series of videos from Catnets and hear from responsible cat owners about letting their pets Safely explore the outdoors and Protecting cats and wildlife.

For a guide to nurturing the child and pet relationship from pregnancy to preschool, click here to access the We Are Family website, an initiative of the NSW Government. We Are Family includes a series of excellent videos and a booklet.