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  • Title: fabcats : feline advisory bureau - the website dedicated to feline wellbeing
    Descriptive info: .. about.. |.. donate.. join.. advice.. publications.. conferences.. shop.. courses.. policy.. home.. contact us.. site map.. links.. press.. Publications.. CatCare.. magazine.. Boarding Cattery Manual.. Feral Cat Manual.. Cat Rescue Manual.. click here for more.. Find a fab vet.. Need to find a vet with serious 'cattitude'? View our list of.. fab.. veterinary.. members, including those practices with Cat Friendly Clinic status.. Cat Friendly Handling.. FAB have joined forces with the American Association of Feline Practitioners to produce some simple guidelines on handling cats and reducing the stress of transporting your cat to the vets.. download a copy of these guidelines by.. clicking here.. Supporters.. The Catwalk.. Make your cat a star by sending in a picture for the.. fab 'cat of the month'.. gallery.. for more click here.. Cat insurance.. To help cat owners on what to consider when choosing a pet insurance policy, FAB has produced a general.. guide to cat insurance.. , which outlines what to look for in an insurance policy to make an informed decision on which product to choose.. Fabcats is an enthusiastic supporter of veterinary insurance for cats because it ensures that cats can receive the best treatment without owners having to worry about unexpected costs.. That  ...   Current surveys:.. Handrearing kittens your help needed.. Is your cat stressed ?.. take the Ceva 'cat stress risk barometer' test!.. Do you own a kitten aged 8-16 weeks?.. Calling all breeders is your Queen having a litter of kittens this year?.. Courses.. The Feline Advisory Bureau has teamed up with the Centre for Applied Pet Ethology to establish several new and exciting Distance Education Course.. These are all linked to specific qualification.. These include courses for.. Cat Professionals.. (such as breeders, those involved in catteries and those involved in rescue); and ISFM courses for.. Veterinary Nurses/Technicians.. (from foundation to diploma level).. Feline Advisory Bureau divisions:.. owner care.. fabcats is the cat owner division of FAB.. The information provided on this site covers all aspects of feline health and welfare, specifically aimed at cat owners.. veterinary care.. ISFM.. International Society of Feline Medicine is the veterinary division of FAB, set up to provide a feline focus for the veterinary profession.. Go to isfm.. net.. cat welfare.. IFCW.. International Fund for Cat Welfare is a fund set up by FAB to tackle the worldwide issues of cat welfare.. Go to ifcw.. terms conditions.. privacy policy.. increasing text size.. feline advisory bureau registered charity no.. 1117342..

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  • Title: fabcats : make a donation
    Descriptive info: shop.. sitemap.. As a charity the Feline Advisory Bureau is 100% reliant on generous contributions made by cat-loving individuals and organisations.. This support is vital to us and allows.. to go on significantly improving the health and welfare of cats.. The need to fight against disease, and to learn more about the physical and mental needs of our felines is ongoing and with your help we can continue to make a difference.. please choose donation frequency:.. for other ways to donate, please.. click here..

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  • Title: about fabcats
    Descriptive info: Fabcats is the website of the Feline Advisory Bureau, a charity dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of cats through improved feline knowledge, to help us all care better for our cats.. Back in 1958 when the Feline Advisory Bureau (.. ) was founded by Joan Judd, little was really known about them or their veterinary needs.. gathered information from a variety of sources and funded vets to specialise in feline care and so had a major influence on early advances in veterinary treatment.. That work, and influence, continues to this day, not only in the treatment of disease but in establishing standards for boarding catteries and providing information, both specific and general, to cat lovers everywhere..  ...   running a cattery.. Information.. on virtually every aspect of cat care is available from bringing home a new kitten to dealing with destructive behaviour or life-threatening illness.. organises regular.. conferences, open days and meetings.. throughout the UK.. These cover a wide range of subjects from breed-specific diseases to the Pet Travel Scheme.. Most of these are open to cat-loving members of the public with reduced rates available for.. members.. receive a quarterly journal giving details of the latest feline information and medical treatments.. Membership subscriptions cover the costs of administration and the production of the Journal, but in order to produce educational literature and fund valuable posts and projects, we need your financial help through fundraising,.. donations and legacies..

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  • Title: fabcats : make a donation
    Descriptive info: This support is vital to us and allows fab to go on significantly improving the health and welfare of cats.. There are many different ways which you can help us carry out our important work.. You can send a donation, remember fab in your will or fund a post in feline medicine.. However you decide to help, your support will be greatly appreciated.. how to donate.. Online:.. Click on the 'donate now' button below to make your payment online.. By post:.. Please complete the.. donations form.. and send with payment to FAB.. By phone:.. Call us on.. 01747 871872.. from the UK (or +44 (0)1747 871872 from overseas) with your credit/debit card details.. remember.. in your will.. By including fab in your Will, you can be assured that you are making a contribution towards the ongoing improvements in the health and welfare of cats in the future.. We rely heavily on legacies to fund our work and are always extremely grateful to be remembered in this  ...   SP3 6LD.. fund a post in feline medicine.. You may wish to donate all, or a substantial amount towards the cost of funding a post at a veterinary school exclusively in support of feline medicine.. This can be for either a veterinary surgeon or a veterinary nurse and you will be able to choose a name for the post, eg.. The FAB Smith Residency/Lectureship in Feline Medicine.. If you would like to donate in this way, please be aware that the posts needed in future years, or what they will cost, cannot be forecast accurately.. The cat population and the diseases affecting them do not follow a constant pattern so we need to retain the flexibility to apply our resources where and when they will do most good for cats and their owners.. We would therefore ask you to contact the fab office to discuss your wishes for the funding of a feline post.. For further information on giving to FAB, please do not hesitate to..

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  • Title: fabcats : join fab
    Descriptive info: PLEASE NOTE THAT MEMBERSHIP RUNS FROM 1ST JANUARY 31ST DECEMBER OF EACH YEAR.. This membership is for anyone with an interest in cats, from veterinary surgeons to cat owners.. Members receive:.. Quarterly.. Cat Care.. Journal.. 7.. 00 edu.. cat.. ional voucher redeemable against.. fab education days/conferences/manuals.. Full.. voting rights.. Up to date information on.. publications,.. catteries and.. Current rates:.. UK.. Overseas.. Annual membership.. 30.. 00.. 40.. 00/ 58.. 00.. How to Join.. Download the.. membership form.. and return with payment to:.. Feline Advisory Bureau.. Taeselbury.. High Street.. Tisbury.. Wiltshire.. SP3 6LD.. Email:.. membership@fabcats.. Tel: +44 (0)1747 871872.. Fax: +44 (0)1747 871873.. Gift aid.. If you are joining as an fab individual member in the UK, we are able to gift aid your membership.. Please consider gift  ...   pay an amount of income tax or capital gains tax at least equal to the tax we reclaim on your subscription/donations.. If in the future your circumstances change and you no longer pay income tax and/or capital gains tax equal to the tax that the Feline Advisory Bureau reclaims, you should cancel your declaration.. You can cancel the declaration at any time by notifying the Feline Advisory Bureau.. Please notify fab if you change your name or address while the declaration is still in force.. If you are unsure whether your donations qualify for Gift Aid tax relief, ask your local tax office for leaflet IR113 Gift Aid or contact the Inland Revenue on their helpline, 0151 472 6056/6038/6055.. Please send completed form and payment to:..

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  • Title: FAB advice centre
    Descriptive info: The fab advice centre contains over 300 pages of information on the health and welfare of cats.. For ease of use, it is divided into several categories, depending whether you have a query as a cat owner, breeder or vet, or whether you wish to find specific information on catteries or fab groups.. Please search the relevant category to find the information you are after.. Alternatively please use the search engine (top  ...   general cat care (vaccinations; flea treatments, etc.. ).. this section provides specialist information on boarding catteries.. how to choose a good cattery.. running a boarding cattery.. this section provides specialist information for cat breeders.. inherited disorders.. breeding from your cat.. showing your cat.. this section provides specialist information for veterinary practitioners via FAB's veterinary division ISFM.. Can't find the answer to your query? Then visit the advice shop to 'ask a cat vet'..

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  • Title: fabcats : publications
    Descriptive info: Please find below details of manuals and other publications produced by.. Some are available to purchase, some are free to download.. fab manuals.. feral cat manual.. cat rescue manual.. boarding cattery manual.. standard for construction management of boarding catteries.. fab publications.. cat lover's address book.. essential cattitude - an insight into the feline world.. cat care journal.. annual review 2011.. felix cat personality report.. To download fab conference proceedings.. Many people are drawn to help feral cats and usually they haven't planned to do so! They come from a variety of different backgrounds and often have the passion and drive to get involved but not the knowledge or experience to know where to start or how to deal with the inevitable problems which arise.. However there are those who have mastered both the art and the science of working with these wonderful animals and have made a huge difference to their welfare.. Working with ferals is not the same as rescuing and rehoming pet or stray cats - it needs a very different attitude and approach and a new set of skills.. Under FAB's banner, the various authors of the Feral Cat Manual bring together a unique mix of expertise and experience in an effort to pass on years of knowledge and tried and tested methods.. This manual aims to provide the best information to those who want to help feral cats - so you don't have to learn the hard way.. Chapters cover:.. Cats, cats and feral cats.. Trap-neuter realease: the best solution.. Before you start.. Addressing the particular problem.. Trapping: the equipment.. Trapping: the theory and the practice.. Ongoing management of feral cat colonies.. Health of the cats.. Queens and kittens.. Feral cats as pets.. Working around the world.. Animal hoarding.. Project histories.. Code of practice.. Useful contacts.. Price: 20.. 00 (inclusive of VAT and p p).. Read a review.. order form.. (download order form and return with payment or to buy online using Paypal click 'add to cart' - once you are ready to checkout, click 'view cart' at the bottom of the page).. The Flying Workshop:.. FAB's Feral Cat Manual is used as a key training aid,.. click here to read more.. The only comprehensive text on cat rescue available.. The Cat Rescue Manual tackles the practical and ethical dilemmas facing those involved in cat rescue.. Chapters cover:.. What is rescue?.. Finding helpers.. Getting organised.. Accommodation for cats.. Disease control.. Assessing health.. Special cats.. Acceptance and homing  ...   Management of Boarding Catteries.. to your cart - it will be sent automatically with the.. If you add it to your cart, it will come up as a fully priced item.. standard for construction and management of boarding catteries.. The Standard defines FAB's requirement for construction and management of boarding catteries in the UK and Ireland.. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the FAB Boarding Cattery Manual, which gives details of how to meet or exceed these standards and the reason for these recommendations.. It provides the structure and criteria against which a cattery can be assessed for its suitability for inclusion in FAB Listing.. FAB Listed Catteries are presented to cat owners as being of an acceptable standard for boarding their cats.. Price: 9.. OR.. FREE.. if you are also purchasing the.. FAB Boarding Cattery Manual.. Only add to cart if you are NOT ordering the.. If you are ordering the.. , this item will be sent out automatically free of charge.. (download the order form and return with payment or to buy online using Paypal click 'add to basket' - once you are ready to checkout, click 'view basket' at the bottom of the page).. Price: 5.. Hardback (182mm x 148mm).. The ultimate address book for feline fanatics.. With a beautiful cat picture on virtually every page, together with some hand-picked quotes about cats, this makes the perfect gift.. essential cattitude.. Essential Cattitude - an insight into the feline world.. Now available to download for free.. 'catcare' journal.. C.. atCare.. is the official journal of the Feline Advisory Bureau.. It is aimed at all cat enthusiasts and cat care professionals, including vets, vet nurses, cattery proprietors, cat breeders and those involved in cat rescue.. contains, a variety of articles covering topics such as cat housing and handling, together with veterinary and behaviour case reports produced by our feline expert panels.. It also contains a cat clinic feature, answering some frequently asked questions, as well as featuring all new and updated FAB information sheets.. is published quarterly and is only available to.. FAB members.. Click here.. for information on becoming a FAB member.. fab annual review.. Download FAB's Annual Review for 2011.. felix cat personality report.. The result of two years' work and the contribution of over 1800 cat owners, the results make fascinating reading.. click here to download.. sponsored by:.. purina.. uk.. To view or check out your purchases with Paypal, click on 'view cart' below..

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  • Title: fabcats : conferences
    Descriptive info: FAB and ISFM (the veterinary division of FAB), run a number of conferences and courses throughout the year.. Please find below our calendar of FAB events, together with links to our new distance learning courses and the ISFM Feline Congress.. For full details on our ISFM calendar of events please.. calendar of events.. OCTOBER 2012.. Saturday 13.. FAB Annual Conference.. Apollo Hotel, Basingstoke, UK.. Covering a wide range of topics with some of the UK's leading cat professionals, from both the veterinary and behavioural industry..  ...   rescue.. Click.. here.. for the programme.. Veterinary nurses.. Feline friendly nursing courses.. Exciting new distance learning courses for feline friendly nursing have been developed by FAB/ISFM in association with the Centre of Applied Ethology (COAPE), Nestlé Purina and Veterinary Nursing Times.. Two courses are currently available to suit anyone in practice from animal assistants to degree level VNs.. For more information.. Veterinary courses.. For full details of feline medicine courses run for vets, please go to the website of the.. International Society of Feline Medicine (isfm)..

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  • Title: fabcats : fab shop
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  • Title: fabcats : feline advisory bureau - the website dedicated to feline wellbeing
    Descriptive info: shop | courses.. Distance Learning Courses for Cat Professionals.. Certificate in Feline Health and Welfare.. Diploma in Feline Health and Welfare.. Cat Breeders.. Cat Rescue.. Cat Boarding.. FAB working in partnership with.. FABPRO1Certificate in Feline Health and Welfare.. FABPRO2.. These courses are an Ofqual regulated National Qualification on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).. OCNYHR Accreditation:.. Certificate in Feline Health and Welfare Certificate Level 3 National Qualification.. Diploma in Feline Health and Welfare Diploma Level 3 National Qualification.. Looking for vet nurses courses?.. New Distance Learning courses for Cat Professionals.. Within the cat world, like anywhere else, there are people who want to work in a highly professional way, doing the job based on maximum knowledge and current information.. Yet it can be hard for these people to differentiate themselves from others who may be less diligent about the cats in their care.. Now FAB, working with.. Royal Canin.. , and in association with the Centre for Applied Pet Ethology (.. COAPE.. ), is launching a set of distance education courses for cat professionals those working to the highest level with cats in breeding, rescue or cattery situations.. All the courses are accredited by the Open College Network and are nationally recognised qualifications.. Fully accredited courses.. The courses are run in partnership with COAPE which provides the framework and the administration for accreditation for these courses through the Open College Network, a nationally recognised accreditation scheme.. FAB already runs feline friendly veterinary nursing courses in this way and these are proving very popular.. The cat professional courses have been put together by FAB experts to provide practical, concise and accurate information for those working with cats on a professional basis.. FAB is recognised for its expertise in feline information.. Through its veterinary division, the International Society of Feline Medicine, it provides education, conferences and a highly regarded journal for vets.. Its fabcats website, which provides information for owners and cat professionals receives almost 25 million hits annually.. FAB s new division, the International Fund for Cat Welfare focuses on the unowned cat.. and the need for information and standards in this difficult area of cat care.. Supported by Royal Canin.. has worked around the world with breeders, veterinarians, catteries and in the rescue arena for many years and understands the importance of education and knowledge in the provision of high quality cat care.. The company has supported the development of the courses and will work alongside FAB to help those who wish to work to the highest standards.. Who can take part and how does it work?.. The courses are open to anybody in any country who can undertake the course in the English language.. Students register for the correspondence courses with the Centre of Applied Pet Ethology (COAPE) at.. coape.. Each course comprises 5 or 6 units which are administered online.. Students received notes and can use the COAPE student resource site for further information, videos etc.. Each unit has a  ...   Level 3.. Essential Cattitude understanding the cat.. Feline behaviour.. Preventive health care life stages and preventive care.. Feline nutrition life stages and essentials.. Common infectious diseases of cats.. Common non-infectious diseases of cats.. The reproductive cat pregnancy, birth, neutering etc.. FABPRO2 Diploma in Feline Health and Welfare:.. The Diploma in Feline Health and Welfare is particularly suitable for anyone wanting to specialise in the fields of cat breeding, cat rescue or cat boarding.. OCNYHR - 51 Credits at Level 3.. The Diploma in Feline Health and Welfare provides students with the basic understanding and knowledge on the topics covered in the Certificate in Feline Health and Welfare, but builds on this knowledge and enables students to focus on individual specialist options such as breeding cats, rescue cats or boarding of cats.. Students who have gained the Certificate in Feline Health and Welfare will be exempt from the topics already covered in the certificate through the process of recognised prior learning.. Each specialist option has its own set of 5 or 6 units which build on the depth of feline knowledge gained through study of the Mandatory units and subsequent specialist focus on a particular interest breeding, rescue or boarding cattery (see course outlines below).. Students gaining the Diploma in Feline Health and Welfare of Cats in Breeding, Boarding or Rescue can join the FAB Institute of Cat Professionals and be listed on the FAB website as gaining the high standard.. MANDATORY UNITS.. (covered in the Certificate in Cat Health and Welfare).. SPECIALIST OPTIONS:.. Breeding of cats.. Rescue of cats.. Boarding of cats.. SPECIALIST OPTION.. Diploma in Feline Health and Welfare (Breeding) 6 units.. Hygiene and disease control in the multi-cat situation housing, disinfection etc.. Kittens, development, socialisation, weaning and feeding, hand rearing.. Keeping queens and stud cats.. Contraception, conception and infertility.. Feline genetics and inherited disease.. Advice for new owners feeding, introductions, avoiding problems, settling in.. Diploma in Feline Health and Welfare (Rescue) 6 units.. Hygiene and disease control in the multi-cat situation.. The confined cat reducing stress, environmental enrichment etc.. Maintaining the health and welfare of the rescue cat.. Assessing and rehoming issues older cats, behaviour problems, difficult clients, assessing behaviour owner matching, information gathering.. Dealing with feral cats, and issues of hoarding.. Diploma in Feline Health and Welfare (Boarding) 5 units.. Hygiene and disease control in the multi-cat situation isolation, disinfection etc.. Quality care of cats - monitoring cats, giving medication etc.. Cattery management and admin handling and storing medicines, SOPs etc.. Relationship with cat owners and dealing with difficult situations.. Dealing with special-needs cats kittens, handicapped cats, old cats, sick cats, blind cats, diabetic cats, cat that won t eat etc.. What do I do if I have studied the Certificate and subsequently want to go on to study the Diploma?.. All sucessful Certificate students are exempt from repeating the mandatory units of the Diploma.. They are, therefore, also eligible for a proportionally discounted rate on the Diploma course fee..

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  • Title: FAB policy statements
    Descriptive info: FAB's official policy statements:.. Importance of microchipping..

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