Last Friday In April Is National Hairball Awareness Day
Knowing a bit about your cat's hairball habits might just save his life.
Worm And Parasite Prevention In Cats
How can I prevent my cat from getting worms?
Are Vaccines Necessary For Indoor Cats?
Question: My cat lives indoors. Are vaccines necessary? Answer: Like many veterinarians, I wish I had a quick and simple answer, but there is no “one size fits all” solution to the complex (and sometimes controversial) question of what vaccines should be given to cats. Some people hesitate to vaccinate their cats due to concerns […]
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.
3 Ingredients You Definitely Want To See In Your Pet’s Food
Have you ever taken a look at what goes into your pet’s food? There are several dozen ingredients in your average dog or cat food, it’s important to know what's important.
A Surprising Cause of Litter Box Aversion In Cats: Hip Dysplasia
Some cat owners have the unfortunate distinction of struggling with a cat who suddenly – seemingly out of nowhere – develops an aversion to his litter box.
St. Patrick’s Day Safety For Your Cat
There are a few hazards all pet owners should keep in mind before heading out to their St. Paddy’s Day festivities — and we aren’t just talking about leprechauns.
My Cat Is Drinking More Water Than Usual
My cat is drinking more water than usual. Should I be worried?
Happy World Spay Day: Time To Get It Done
With overpopulated shelters and rescues, World Spay Day brings awareness to the problem, encouraging pet owners to spay and neuter their pet dogs and cats.
Why You Need To Find Yourself A Vet Who Does Home Visits Now!
A few years ago, I was at a traditional bricks and mortar vets for a check up with my cat, Mimosa, when I was told that one of her blood test levels was slightly higher than usual.
Hypothermia In Cats: Symptoms And What To Do
With cold winter months and record-low temperatures, pets are especially susceptible to hypothermia; here's what you need to know about this potentially fatal condition.
Safe Holiday Reminder: Foods Toxic To Cats
Alcohol and chocolate may be vices for some humans, but those substances are toxic for cats; other substances deadly to felines include raisins, grapes, and green tomatoes.
World Rabies Day Is September, 28th: Vaccinate Your Pets
September 28 is World Rabies Day; U.S. vets are educating pet owners about symptoms and the importance of keeping your pets’ vaccinated against the disease.
Alternative Medicine For Cats With Cancer?
Cats with cancer are often treated with both conventional therapies such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, plus many alternative therapies including dietary therapy, herbal therapy, acupuncture, homeopathy, and nutritional supplementation.
Debating Keeping Your Cat Indoors, Or Letting Them Outside Sometimes?
Should you let your cat outside, or keep her inside? We examine the pros and cons on both sides, and provide safety tips and advice to keep your cat safe — in both areas.
Should I Make My Cat Work For Food?
A new study shows that indoor cats who work for their food are happier and healthier and exhibit less destructive or aggressive behavior.
Feline Obesity Is Your Fault, Not Your Cat’s
With feline obesity being a real and common problem, I'm always surprised by how many cat owners seem relatively clueless about about how much food their cat is meant to be eating -- whether to maintain weight or trim a couple of pounds.
Matilda The Alien Cat Has Lost Her Big Eyes
The photos are amazing and experts are completely stumped by her condition. Meet Matilda the cat that looks like an alien but really has a very rare medical condition.
Is It Dangerous To Let My Cat Lie In The Sun
My white cat likes to sleep in the sun. Sometimes her ears and nose look red after she's spent time in a sunny spot. Should I be worried?
E-Cigarettes Are Toxic To Pets
Although the benefits of e-cigarettes for humans are still in question, according to the Pet Poison Helpline, nicotine poisoning of pet dogs and cats is on the rise.