Five Peas in a Pod

Introducing the Face Behind Cat Co Creations

Getting to know Jineane! In her words: Who would ever have thought that as a devoted wife, mom of a beautiful blue-eyed boy, two feline royals and two fur pups, that I would have the time to realise my dream in such a short space of time? Originally from Cape Town, I recently relocated to […]

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The Importance of Hydration in Cats

Have you ever heard that cats are notoriously bad drinkers? This is because their bodies are designed to get most of the moisture they need from their food. Domestic felines as we know and love them evolved from animals that thrived in desert-like conditions. As a result, they have a natural predisposition to be able […]

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Panleukopenia in South Africa – Some Harsh Realities

Once again, I must reiterate that I am not a vet and am not qualified to give medical advice. All I can do is share my own experiences and opinions, based on extensive research, and I think this is an important topic to address.  There is a huge stigma attached to panleukopenia, probably worldwide, but […]

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I just found a neonatal kitten! Now what?

Before jumping in, I’d just like to touch on the potential concerns about taking advice regarding kitten care from someone who is not a licensed professional (i.e. not a vet). I am not a vet and have never undergone any formal training to do what I do as a foster. So please note that the […]

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Pretty Kitty Culture and how it impacts our rescues

Let’s talk about ‘pretty kitties’… Picture this: It’s Friday night and you’ve got a bit of time on your hands, so you head to Facebook to give your fingers a workout. A few minutes in, you come across a post shared by one of the rescue pages you follow. Staring back at you (virtually, of […]

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All you need to know about fostering kittens (in South Africa)

Fostering. All the kitten cuddles you can handle but none of the long-term responsibility – what could be better, right? Well, unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple. Being responsible for such little lives is a big deal and there’s lots you need to know before taking the plunge. I’m going to share some insight from […]

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Hello and Welcome!

Welcome to the Five Peas in a Pod blog! We’re so excited to see you here and get the chance to introduce you to our little family. So, how exactly did Five Peas start? Well, like many stories worth telling, this one started with a girl and a cat. Not just any cat. THE cat. […]

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