Health

  • Awesome Cat Health Tips For National Pet Wellness Month

    Awesome Cat Health Tips For National Pet Wellness Month

    Here are some great ways to take care of your cat's health needs during National Pet Wellness month. Cats may be independent, but they need your help to stay healthy.

  • Cat Wellness: Cats And Cavities

    Cat Wellness: Cats And Cavities

    Dental caries is a condition in which the dental hard tissues decay as the result of oral bacteria on the tooth surface. While dental caries are not common in cats, it does occur and should be watched for.

  • How To Find A New Veterinarian For Your Cat

    How To Find A New Veterinarian For Your Cat

    "I just moved across the country and need to find a new vet. What questions should I be asking potential DVMs and how should I make my decision?"

  • Anti-Vaccine Fears Spreading To Parents Of Pets

    Anti-Vaccine Fears Spreading To Parents Of Pets

    As the human debate rages on over vaccines, a startling number of pets are also going unvaccinated, leading to animals being vulnerable to fatal diseases.

  • Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About Your Pet’s Food

    Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About Your Pet’s Food

    Commercial pet food has been around 150 years and a majority of dog and cat owners have major misconceptions when it comes to food and feeding their pet, did you know...

  • Cats And Catnip: What You Should Know

    Cats And Catnip: What You Should Know

    If you’ve ever seen your furry friend playing with it, you already know that catnip isn’t just a clever name. The plant’s effects on cats have been known for centuries, evidenced by its scientific name, Nepeta cataria — the Latin “catari” means “of a cat.” But there’s plenty to this feel-good herb that you might […]

  • Summer safety for your pet

    Summer safety for your pet

    Summer is here and that means fun in the sun for us and our four-legged family members. While long days spent frolicking outdoors creates priceless memories, it can also pose hidden dangers to your pet. By following these simple guidelines, you can ensure your pet enjoys summer safely. Keep your dog hydrated Pets that play […]

  • 5 Things Parents Should Consider Before Adopting A Cat

    5 Things Parents Should Consider Before Adopting A Cat

    When you have children, especially babies and toddlers, there are many things to consider if you’re thinking of adding a cat to your family. Do your homework before adopting.

  • Feeding your new kitten

    Feeding your new kitten

    Kittens are more likely to thrive on a diet specifically formulated for its growth, and we tell you what to promote and avoid when feeding your feline during its early years.

  • Top 10 Most Serious Pet Diseases

    Top 10 Most Serious Pet Diseases

    Almost a dozen of the deadliest diseases for a dog or cat are examined along with treatments, mortality rates, and potential cures for the afflictions.

  • Squeaky Cat: Adopting A Neighborhood Stray

    Squeaky Cat: Adopting A Neighborhood Stray

    If you are considering helping out a stray cat in your neighborhood read this first. You need to be careful and take precations so that everyone can have a happy ending.

  • How To Remove A Tick From Your Cat

    How To Remove A Tick From Your Cat

    It's a dirty job but someone has to do it. Ticks can cause diseases that can kill your cat, be sure to remove them ASAP and remove them properly or you could cause more harm.

  • Cats and Cat Scratch Disease

    Cats and Cat Scratch Disease

    Bartonellosis in Cats Bartonellosis is an infectious bacterial disease, caused by the gram-negative bacteria Bartonella henselae. It is also commonly known as cat scratch disease (CSD), or “cat scratch fever.” This is a zoonotic disease, meaning that it can be transmitted between animals and humans. In cats, the disease is generally transmitted through contact with […]

  • Cat obesity

    Cat obesity

    Obesity in cats can lead to a host of diseases and other problems, but what's more startling is that owners may not even recognize that their feline may be overweight.

  • Raw food diet for cats: recommended or ridiculous?

    Raw food diet for cats: recommended or ridiculous?

    Less litter-box odor, and easier weight control are two of the benefits of feeding your cat raw food, as such food mimics what a cat would eat in nature.

  • Werewolf Cat Is Strange And Adorable

    Werewolf Cat Is Strange And Adorable

    He may look like a Muppet but this cat actually has a medical condition that causes...

  • The Tooth Fairy helps homeless dogs and cats

    The Tooth Fairy helps homeless dogs and cats

    Did you know dental disease is the most common problem that affects dogs and cats? Professional animal dentists have donated their time to help pets in need at Best Friends.

  • VetPronto: A new way for your cat to see the vet

    VetPronto: A new way for your cat to see the vet

    Akin to the days of house calls, VetPronto offers in-home visits for your pet cat without office visits, overbooking, 15-minute appointments, and other inconveniences.

  • Veterinarians issue reminder about Lyme Disease

    Veterinarians issue reminder about Lyme Disease

    It’s the end of summer: Beware of Lyme Disease, which is spread by the black-legged tick that lives in forests or grassy, wooded, marshy areas near rivers, lakes, or oceans.

  • Make veterinary visits easier for you and your cat

    Make veterinary visits easier for you and your cat

    Taking a cat to the veterinarian is probably the most unpleasant annual experience for felines and humans alike; follow these steps for a stress- and hassle-free trip.

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