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What You Will Learn
Participants will be equipped with the skills and knowledge 
  • To perform basic physical examination on their cat in order to identify abnormalities in various body systems
  • To perform basic ear cleaning and nail trimming procedures on their cat
  • To perform a body condition score on their cat
  • On the nutritional needs at different stages of the cat’s lifespan
  • To identify the food types which are toxic to cats
  • To create a secure environment for an indoor cat in a high-rise building
  • To provide a mentally enriching and stimulating environment for their cat
  • To work with the layout of their house so that it is suitable for a single- or multi-cat household.
  • On the importance and advantages of various types of preventive medication and vaccinations, and on the common zoonotic diseases carried by their cats. 
  • To minimize the chances of contracting any zoonotic diseases from their cat
  • On feline vaccination protocols, internal and external parasite control
  • On how to administer pills and liquid medication to their cat
  • On the pros and cons of sterilizing their cat
  • On how to interpret the body language of a cat
  • On the rules and regulations of keeping a cat in Singapore.  

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Course Information At A Glance
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Application Period10 Jul to 4 Aug 2019
Course Date17 Aug 2019
Class Time9am to 5pm. 1 day - Saturday.

Venue Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Assessment/ Award

This is a course with NO assessments

Certification of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.
Course Fees

Singaporeans aged 50 yrs & above: $142.50

Full course fee: $267.50

Singaporeans aged 50 years and above who wish to apply for the course at the special course fee will need to email a copy of their NRIC during the course fee payment before the course commencement.

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review. For more information on other subsidies, please click here.

For more information on other subsidies, please click here.

SkillsFuture Credit Eligibility Eligible

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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Entry Requirements
1. Current and new cat owners 
2. Potential cat owners 
3. People from related pet industries such as Boarding kennels, pet shops, grooming centers, pet sitters, welfare groups etc.