Atopic dermatitis in cats is a skin disease that happens when a cat either inhales or ingests a substance, like dust or pollen, that they’re allergic to. Most cats react by scratching the itchy, affected area. Here’s what you should know.
Asthma in cats is a condition that’s very much like asthma in humans. It involves a chronic inflammation of the air passageways of a cat’s lungs. Some studies have estimated that almost five percent of all cats suffer from asthma. Here’s what you should know.
There are so many cat breeds out there! Some are big, some are tiny, and some live a very long time. Here’s your daily dose of cat facts about breeds. Find out which cats are the largest, smallest, fastest, and more!
Do you know who the world’s biggest cat is according to the official record keepers at the Guinness Book of World Records? Let’s dig into the record holders for world’s biggest cat before giving you some advice on adopting your own larger-than-life feline.
Artificial tears for cats are a type of lubricating medicine that can help remedy dry eye issues. They work by hydrating and lubricating the eye’s surface area. Here’s what you should know.
Cats have a weird love-hate relationship with water. Many cats can’t stand water, but there are a few exceptions. Some cat breeds even LOVE to swim! But what’s stranger is how cats have evolved to interact with water. Check out these cat facts about cats and water!
If you’ve ever donated blood or needed surgery, you’re probably familiar with your blood type.. But what about your cat’s blood type? Knowing your cat’s blood type can be vital in times of emergency. Here is everything you need to know about the different cat blood types.
Have you ever found yourself wondering whether female cats have periods, just like humans? Well, the short answer is yes, female cats do have periods, but there are some key differences between a feline period and a human period. Here’s what you need to know.
Do hypoallergenic cats really exist? The short answer is, well, not really–or at least not definitively, according to scientists and studies. Although, anecdotal evidence does suggest that certain cat breeds might be less likely to set off allergies. Here’s what you should know.
A flea infestation comes about when fleas decide to take up residence in your cat’s fur and drink their blood. If you notice your cat scratching much more than usual, or in a more frantic way, they might have picked up fleas. Here’s what you should know.
Some cats just don’t like when you pick them up or hold them in your arms, even if it’s just for some loving snuggles. Here are a few reasons your cat might not enjoy being picked up or held.
Can your cat get a sore throat? The short answer is yes, cats can get sore throats, just like us humans. In fact, in many cases, a cat’s sore throat could be due to catching a case of cat flu. Here’s what you should look for.
Glaucoma in cats is a condition where fluid in the eye fails to drain properly. This can bring about vision issues for the cat and a swelling of one or both eyes. If glaucoma in cats isn’t treated properly, it can lead to blindness. Here’s what you should know.
Female cats are pregnant for around nine weeks. During this time period, a cat might also show visible signs of change, including putting on weight, having a swollen abdomen, and even morning sickness. Here’s what you need to know about feline pregnancy.
There’s something calming and reassuring about hearing and feeling a cat purr. But have you ever wondered how exactly it is that cats purr? What is that sound they’re making? Let’s take a detailed look at how cats purr.
The main goals of The International Cat Association (TICA) are to register the pedigrees of breeds of cats; to organize, license, and oversee cat shows around the world; to establish breed standards; and to also help foster friendly relationships between cat owners across the globe. Here’s what you should know.
Have you ever wondered whether cats can see color? Or if they’re completely colorblind? The short answer is yes, cats can see some colors, but not the same range that we can. Let’s dig into how cats see and which colors their eyes can detect.
The short answer is cats absolutely cannot safely drink alcohol. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is quite blunt about alcohol being one of the substances that you should never let a cat have. Here’s what you need to know.
We’ve all heard about how cats LOVE catnip. They’ll drool, run around happily, and sometimes just space out with joy when they get their paws on the stuff. But did you know there are other plants that might have the same effect on your cat?
The short answer is yes, cats can eat fish oil. When administered in the correct dosage, fish oil can be a positive supplement to your kitty’s regular diet that provides a number of health benefits through the presence of omega-3 fatty acids. Here’s what you should know.
The Cat Fancier’s Association is a non-profit organization that boasts the largest registry of pedigree cats in the world. Feline circles often refer to the organization as the CFA. Here’s what you should know.