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.
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.
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.
One day you have a cute kitten, the next you’re living with a teenage cat who’s decided it’s time to make their mark on the world—literally. Here are a few things you can expect to see with an adolescent cat–and some ways you can reduce the stress they cause.
I’ve grown concerned over my cat’s obsession with food. Anytime I’m in the kitchen, she cries and circles around my feet, begging for more. After a trip to the vet, I decided to try out these tips that might help you with your own food-obsessed cat.
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.
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.
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.
Sometimes, despite your best efforts, your cat is still uncomfortable with their litter box. In these situations, you might be dealing with a surprising cause of litter box aversion–hip dysplasia. 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.
Many cats love the great outdoors. But humane associations agree that an indoor life is far healthier for them. If you’re still on the fence about whether to let your cat roam outside, here are a few things to consider.
The best way to protect your cat from ticks is to prevent ticks from being able to use your cat as a buffet. But let’s say you have found a tick on your cat. How exactly do you go about removing it? Here’s how to do it safely.
You may have noticed that your cat is starting to eat items that are not food, like plastic. It can be dangerous and present choking hazards or cause gastrointestinal blockage. This behavior is called Feline pica, and here’s what you should know about it.
May is known as peak spring time for many of us, but it’s also Chip Your Pet Month. So if you haven’t yet had your cat microchipped, here are the ins and outs of why it’s something you really need to get around doing before the month is out.
You may easily clean up the occasional build up of gunk in your cat’s eyes, but eye discharge in cats could also indicate a more serious condition or an infection that needs treating. Here’s what you should know.
If you start sneezing and get red, watery eyes every time you’re around cats, you might not be doomed to a life without a kitty to cuddle. Some people can develop an immunity to specific, individual cats.Here’s what you should know.
A fever in your cat is a symptom that can signal illnesses, infections, or more serious diseases. When it comes to fevers in cats, vets consider a body temperature of over 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit to be the threshold. Here’s what you should know.
What if you notice that your cat is sneezing a lot? Should you have cause for concern? The short answer is yes, if your cat is sneezing frequently then it’s best to err on the side of caution and contact your vet. Sneezing in cats could be nothing to worry about, or it could be a sign of a serious issue.
Head pressing in cats is a compulsive behavior that can signify a deeper issue with the animal’s nervous system. If you notice your cat pressing their head against a wall or other object, you must consult your vet right away. Head pressing in cats can be an indicator of a serious underlying condition.
Eye swelling is a common issue in cats that can be brought on by a number of different causes. In some cases, swollen eyes can be a mild problem to overcome, but it can also be a side effect of a more serious issue. Here’s what you should know.