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International Cat Care names award winners

International Cat Care (iCatCare) hosted its Annual Awards ceremony at Kensington Roof Gardens in London on 14 July. It celebrated the companies and individuals which have made a real difference to cats in the last twelve months.

This included the presentation of four new ‘Easy to Give’ awards (plus two for product updates) and five new ‘Cat Friendly’ awards.

The afternoon also celebrated three individuals with the highest marks on the charity’s distance education courses and announced the twelve winners from its 2017 Photography Competition, including the overall winner. The awards were supported by Ceva, Agria and Royal Canin.

Easy to Give Award Winners 2017

The Easy to Give Awards recognised the commitment made by pharmaceutical companies in making it easier to give medication to cats. iCatCare recognises that medicines which are easier to administer make life less stressful for vets, owners and feline patients alike and ensure better compliance.

Each Easy to Give Award is the considered decision of members of the International Cat Care feline expert veterinary panel as well as feedback from their clients. They are confined to prescription only medicines (POMs) or methods of delivering POMs

The Easy to Give winners this year are:
• Amflee Combo spot-on solution for cats (and ferrets) from KRKA
• Bravecto for Cats from MSD Animal Health
• Thyronorm Oral Solution for Cats from Norbrook
• Milpro for Cats and Milpro for small cats and kittens
• Effipro Duo Spot-on solution from Virbac
• Rilexine from Virbac

Cat Friendly Award Winners 2017

International Cat Care also recognises other products that have made a real difference to cat wellbeing and welfare – these are the Cat Friendly Awards.
• Catit Senses 2.0 Self Groomer with Catnip from Rolf C Hagen UK
• EasyPill Cat Putty from VetExchange
• Mouth Gag Set from Eickemeyer Veterinary Equipment
• Feliscratch by Feliway from Ceva
• DOC and Phoebe’s 5-a-day Feeder from Feline Environmental Enrichment Design Company
For more details on the work of the charity go to www.icatcare.org.

About Sara Cork

Sara Cork
Sara Cork is the editor of Pet Gazette. She has nearly eight years' experience in consumer and B2B titles. Feel free to drop her a line with any stories or feature ideas.

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