Stud tail in cats is a condition that affects a cat’s tail in a fashion similar to human acne. This is due to the cat’s sebaceous glands producing too much oil that, in turn, clogs pores, usually around the part where the tail meets the back.
Scabies is a condition in cats caused by very small mites. These mites can make a cat severely itchy and scratch so much that they suffer from hair loss and skin irritations. Here’s what you should know.
Hot weather and watermelons go together like cats and cardboard boxes, so it’s fitting that National Watermelon Day falls right around the hottest part of summer on August 3rd. Are you ready to celebrate the holiday with some delicious watermelon and your favorite furry friend?
Back To School Month starts in August, and you may not have thought about it, but the season can be a time of adjustment for your cat, especially if the household becomes quieter during the day once the kids are no longer running around. Here’s how you can help your feline!
Can you give some watermelon to your cat? The short answer is yes! So with National Watermelon Day coming up on August 3rd, here’s all you need to know about sharing a tasty, fruity treat with your feline friend.
August is a banner month for fish-related hashtag holidays. Not only is it officially recognized as Catfish Month, but it’s also celebrated as Fishing Month. So let’s dig into five excellent YouTube videos that spotlight domestic cats trying their best to battle and interact with fish tanks.
As anyone who lives with a cat knows, it’s also imperative that our feline friends drink enough fresh water, especially during the hot summer months. Unfortunately, sometimes cats can seem reluctant to sip from their water bowls, which is where water fountains can help stimulate their thirst.
August is Peach Month in the United States, so check out this guide to which parts of a peach you can safely feed your cat. Is it safe for your cat to each a peach? The short answer is yes, but there are some exceptions and things you should know before you feed peaches to your kitty pal.
You might consider cats to be low maintenance pets, but that doesn’t give you an excuse to get complacent. Here’s a checklist of things to do right now to make yourself a better cat parent.
Hookworm infections in cats happen when the hookworm intestinal parasite latches on to the cat’s intestinal wall in order to feed on their tissue or blood. Hookworms themselves look like tiny, very thin worms. Here’s what you should know.
Feline herpesvirus (FHV) in cats is a virus that can lead to the upper respiratory infection known as feline viral rhinotracheitis (FVR), plus general eye problems. This virus is very contagious among cats, and it causes one of the most common infections in cats.
Diabetes mellitus happens when cats cannot produce enough insulin in order to balance out their blood sugar and glucose levels. A cat suffering from this problem may develop a host of issues, including loss of appetite, weight loss, vomiting, or even coma.
July 22 is known as Hammock Day all around the world. It’s a hashtag holiday usually celebrated by humans, but what’s to stop you letting your cat in on the hammock action? Here’s a round-up of DIY cat hammock tutorial videos.
Bronchitis in cats happens when the bronchial tubes that are part of a feline’s respiratory system become inflamed. It can lead to breathing issues and, in the most extreme situations, even loss of consciousness. Here’s what you should know.
Anal gland disease in cats occurs when the two anal sacs that are situated either side of the anus become infected or blocked. Sometimes it’s also referred to as anal sac disease. Here’s what you should know.
Dislocated joints — also known as luxations — in cats occur when the ligaments and tendons that hold the joints together become damaged and move out of proper alignment. This causes the joint to become dislocated. Here’s what you should know.
Food allergies in cats come about when the immune system has an over-reaction in response to a specific type of food. In many cases, these allergic reactions appear as visible skin irritations. Here’s what you should know.
Acne in cats is very similar to acne in humans and presents itself as pimples and whiteheads. These usually appear around the cat’s chin and lips. In some cases, it may indicate that cats have other bacterial infections elsewhere too. Here’s what you should know.
Swimmer syndrome in cats is a medical condition that affects a cat’s legs and causes them to splay outwards. It mostly affects young kittens; although, thankfully, veterinarians can treat the condition if they address it early enough. Here’s what you should know.
Despite helping over 1,000 kitties find forever homes, the Kawaii Kitty Cafe couldn’t financially weather these pandemic times. The news of the cafe’s closing is sad. However, the families and cats who came together thanks to this shop will never forget it. Here’s what happened.
Skin abscesses on cats are usually the result of infections or injuries, like those from a bite from another animal. They appear on the skin and resemble boils filled with pus. If they go untreated because more serious complications can develop from them.