International Cat Care Annual Conference

Saturday 15 October, 2016
Burlington Hotel, Birmingham, UK




International Cat Care's Annual Conference is back again this October for another full day of fascinating talks. Open to everyone, our conference attracts everyone with an interest in cats, from cat owners to those working with cats professionally, including veterinary professionals.

Those attending will be treated to talks by some of the finest feline experts in the UK, and have the opportunity to meet other iCatCare supporters in a relaxed and friendly environment. All breaks, lunch and electronic conference proceedings are included in the price.

The conference will be held at the Burlington Hotel in Birmingham. This central location and close proximity to the busy Birmingham New Street train station will allow more cat lovers from all over the UK to attend what is going to be another fascinating conference day which is kindly sponsored by Ceva and Agria. 



If one day isn't enough why not sign up for our 'Catfest weekend' which includes the iCatCare Conference on the Saturday and the Cat Group Conference at the same location on the Sunday? Click here for the Cat Group programme.

09.00Registration opens, refreshments available

Keeping cats safe
Andy Sparkes, International Cat Care

Behavioural expression of pain in cats
Lauren Finka, University of Lincoln


Pain scoring and analgesia for cats
Karen Walsh, Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service


Cats in conflict – new pheromone product to help management
Sarah Endersby, Ceva


Learning to love, the feline way - How to have a successful human-cat relationship                   
Vicky Halls, Cat Behaviour Counsellor


Did you notice that? Feline behaviours we often miss
Sarah Ellis, International Cat Care


Behavioural health in kittens in different environments
Nicky Trevorrow, Behaviour Manager, Cats Protection


Behavioural preparation for a veterinary visit – what owners can do
Sarah Ellis, International Cat Care



The venue

The charming and historic Burlington Hotel, Birmingham, is found amid the stunning architecture of the city's beautiful New Street. It's central location means it is right at the heart of one of England's biggest and most exciting cities, where there's a myriad of great things to do if you chose to stay over night or spend the weekend enjoying what is on offer.

If you wish to find out more about the hotel or book yourself a room, please visit the Burlington Hotel website

Booking a place


There are a few remaining places on the Cat Group Conference on the Sunday


Enquires to:

Kathryn Myers