Health

10 Natural Flea Treatments And Repellents For Cats

There are many commercially available medications to treat and prevent fleas, but some cat owners rely on natural flea treatments for cats to avoid side effects and over-medication. Here are ten natural flea treatments and repellents that many cat lovers have found success with.

by Mike Clark
7 Hours Ago

Top 5 Benefits Of Choosing A Mobile Veterinarian

Mobile veterinarian can help your cat get their annual wellness exam, as well as other treatments, without the stress of traveling. There are a lot of good reasons to choose a mobile vet that will make wellness exams and treatment easier for both you and your cat.

by Andee Bingham
January 23rd

Anesthesia: Is It Safe For Cats? When Is It Necessary?

Vets and doctors understand anesthesia better today than they did several decades ago. It’s fairly safe when administered properly with up-to-date protocols. Anesthesia still poses some risks; although, bad reactions to anesthesia rarely happen in cats, and there are ways to reduce those risks.

by Mike Clark
January 21st

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
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