Health

Is My Cat Too Skinny? How To Tell If Your Cat Is Underweight

Vets often cite feline obesity as a key issue to watch out for, but a cat who’s underweight can also be a cause for concern. If you suspect your cat may be losing weight too fast or that they’re underweight, then you must consult your veterinarian. Here’s what you need to know.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 16th

Can Cats Eat Oatmeal? Is Oatmeal Safe For Cats?

The short answer is yes, cats can eat oatmeal. Serving oatmeal to your cat can provide a number of positive health benefits, and oats are often used in certain commercial cat food formulas. Just make sure that you keep an eye on the amount of oatmeal you are serving to your cat and the way you cook it.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 16th

Do Cats Cry? Why Are There Tears In My Cat’s Eyes?

Can cats cry? Scientifically, the answer is no, cats don’t cry tears when they feel upset like humans do. But they still feel sadness and even grief, and they have their own ways of expressing those emotions. If you see tears in your cat’s eyes, they may have a health issue. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 16th

Can Cats Eat Salmon? Is Salmon Safe For Cats?

The short answer is yes, cats can eat salmon. In fact, there are a number of positive health benefits that come with feeding salmon to a cat; although, you will have to make sure you monitor the amount that you serve to your cat along with the way you prepare the fish.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 15th

Hairballs In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, & Prevention

If you own a cat — or one owns you — you’ve almost certainly heard the hacking sounds and cleaned up the unpleasantness that accompany coughing up a hairball. While hairballs are a common malady among felines, they can occasionally be serious. Here’s what you should know.

by CatTime
April 14th

Can Cats Eat Peas? Are Peas Safe For Cats?

The short answer is yes, cats can eat peas. There are a number of health benefits that peas provide to a cat. In fact, you might have noticed that many commercial cat food brands add peas to their formulas. As always, you must ask your regular vet before sharing any human food with your beloved feline.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 12th

Can Cats Eat Ketchup? Is Ketchup Safe For Cats?

There is no short yes or no answer as to whether cats can eat ketchup safely; although, in general the answer veers more towards no. While a tiny amount of ketchup might not harm your cat, the condiment contains a few ingredients that can have more serious consequences.

by Phillip Mlynar
April 9th

Can Cats Have Down Syndrome?

Vets are often asked the question, “Can cats have Down syndrome?” The short answer is no, cats can’t have Down syndrome. But there are many other medical issues that a cat might have that can seem to resemble the condition.

by Phillip Mlynar
March 30th

Can Cats Eat Salami? Is Salami Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat salami? There is no short yes or no answer. Some cats might feel fine after scarfing down a morsel, but there are usually issues with its high sodium content and extra seasoning. Here’s what you need to know about salami and cats.

by Phillip Mlynar
March 30th
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