Health

Can Cats Eat Popcorn? Is Popcorn Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat popcorn? There isn’t a quick yes or no answer. While popcorn by itself isn’t toxic to cats, many of the toppings and additives commonly used on popcorn can be. Popcorn kernels can also be a choking hazard to cats. Here’s what you should know about cats and popcorn.

by Phillip Mlynar
January 17th

Can Cats Eat Peanuts? Are Peanuts Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat peanuts? The short answer is yes, cats can safely eat peanuts. Although, there’s not really any nutritional reason why you should actually be feeding your cat peanuts on a regular basis. And as always, you must ask your vet first. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
January 16th

What Can I Do If My Cat Isn’t Getting Enough Exercise?

Many cats, seem quite happy to have a lazy lifestyle every day if left to their own devices, especially indoor cats. But there are steps you can take to ensure that your cat is getting adequate exercise. Here are a few ways you can help a cat stay active and healthy.

by Phillip Mlynar
January 16th

Can Cats Eat Ice? Is Ice Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat ice? The short answer is yes, cats can safely eat ice. Of course, you must ask your vet before giving your cat ice, just to make sure kitty’s teeth are in good shape. Here’s what you should know about giving ice to cats.

by Phillip Mlynar
January 15th

Can Cats Eat Cranberries? Are Cranberries Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat cranberries? The short answer is yes, cats can safely eat cranberries. Although, as is often the case with human foods and felines, there are some big exceptions and sensible precautions you should definitely take. Here’s what you need to know about cranberries and cats.

by Phillip Mlynar
January 14th

Can Cats Eat Pickles? Are Pickles Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat pickles? The short answer is no, cats shouldn’t really eat pickles. While the cucumbers most pickles are made from aren’t poisonous to cats on their own, pickles definitely contain way too much salt for a feline diet. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
January 13th

Can Cats Eat Onions? Are Onions Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat onions? The short answer is no, cats can’t safely eat onions. While the tiniest amount might not cause any noticeable illness, onions are dangerous to cats in most cases, not least because of the fact that they can cause anemia. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
January 10th

Hypothermia In Cats: Symptoms And What To Do

If your cat gets outside in cold temperatures, you’re going to need to find them quickly. If they’ve been out long enough, hypothermia could set in. Here’s what you need to know about hypothermia (low body temperature) and how to prevent it from ever happening to your beloved furry friends.

by Christine McLaughlin
December 13th

Can Cats Eat Celery? Is Celery Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat celery? The short answer is yes. The vegetable actually has a lot of health benefits for a cat, mostly in the form of its high vitamin and fiber content. But as always, you must ask your vet before sharing any human foods with your cat, including celery.

by Phillip Mlynar
December 13th

Do Cats Hibernate In The Winter?

The outside temperature is dropping, the days are growing shorter, and your cats don’t seem to play as much. What’s going on? Are they cold, sick, or simply hibernating? Here’s some information that can help you determine what’s going on with your cat in the winter months.

by Susan Pi
December 12th

Can Cats Eat Carrots? Are Carrots Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat carrots? The short answer is yes, cats can safely eat carrots. In fact, carrots can actually be a healthy addition to your cat’s diet mainly due to the vegetable’s vitamin content. But as always, you must ask your vet before sharing any human foods with your cat, including carrots.

by Phillip Mlynar
December 12th

Can Cats Eat Cucumber? Is Cucumber Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat cucumber? The short answer is yes. In fact, cucumber contains a decent amount of health benefits for a cat, mostly in the form of its good vitamin, nutrient and water content. There are, however, a few precautions you must take when serving this veggie to your cat.

by Phillip Mlynar
December 11th

Can Cats Eat Turkey? Is Turkey Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat turkey? The short answer is yes. As obligate carnivores, meat should form the majority of a cat’s diet. So turkey can definitely become part of your feline’s meal times, although there are some safety considerations to take note of before you go ahead and serve up the bird.

by Phillip Mlynar
December 10th

Can Cats Eat Ham? Is Ham Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat ham? The short answer is yes, cats can safely eat ham. Although, there are definitely a few exceptions and things to consider when it comes to feeding ham to your cat, especially the issues of where you source the meat and how you cook it.

by Phillip Mlynar
December 9th

Can Cats Eat Oranges? Are Oranges Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat oranges? The short answer is no, cats can’t safely eat oranges. In fact, due to the essential oils contained in oranges, the citrus fruit is considered toxic to cats. Here’s what you need to know about oranges and cats.

by Phillip Mlynar
November 25th

How To Tell If Your Cat Is Losing Their Hearing

You can pick up on the early signs of feline hearing loss by paying attention to certain behaviors, like your cat seeming to becoming less responsive to sounds you make, sleeping heavier than usual, or meowing louder than normal. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
November 22nd

How To Make Veterinary Visits Easier For You And Your Cat

Most cats aren’t particularly fond of going to the vet. If your cat makes a fuss or leaves you with some fresh claw marks at the mere mention of a vet visit, you’re not alone! Fortunately, there are some steps that you can take to make veterinary visits easier for both of you.

by Cricket Lee
November 20th
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