Cats thrive on feeling safe and secure. When their security disappears, a lot of behavior problems can suddenly appear, seemingly out of nowhere. Here are some major signs that your cat may be dealing with insecurity issues.
Heartworm disease is most common in dogs, but it can appear in cats along with more than 30 other species of animals, including humans, though it is rare. While heartworm disease can appear in cats, it is different than the way it appears in dogs.
Diet is especially important for cats with arthritis, as excess body fat can put more strain on joints and bones. You should always consult your vet before making changes to your cat’s diet. Discuss these foods and supplements that can help cats deal with the pain of arthritis naturally.
With the summer weather here again, your kitty might be taking full advantage of the sunshine. Longer days means more time to lie in the sunny spots next to the window. But is it safe to let your cat lie in the sun all day?
Constipation is a relatively common problem in cats. It is most frequently seen in older cats but can occur at any age. Even though it is common, you should take it seriously if your cat shows symptoms. When cats suffer from constipation, their colons absorb water from the feces stored there. This makes their stools […]
While long summer days spent frolicking outdoors create priceless memories, it can also pose hidden dangers to your pet. Dr. Ernest E. Ward, Jr., DVM, shares his veterinary safety tips for cat owners to keep their kitties safe in summer.
We here at CatTime know you are in need of vital information about our favorite kind of celebration–cat parties! They exist, and your cat definitely wants one. But how do you go about throwing a cat party? Here are a few tips.
If your cat suffers seasonal allergies and you want to use natural remedies instead of steroids or medications, there are several options available that might help your kitty. Here are ten natural remedies for cats that can help provide relief from seasonal allergies.
Summer has arrived, which means the hot weather is here to stay for a while. That also means that we need to protect our cats when the heat gets extreme. A heatwave can be dangerous for outdoor and indoor cats, alike. Here are a few tips to help you keep your cat safe in a summer heatwave.
While the rest of us humans are dripping sweat and standing in front of window air conditioner units to stave off the summer heat, cats seem to have a cool head about it all. Cats may not pant like dogs or sweat like humans, but they do have some pretty interesting and clever ways of staying cool.
When you have children, especially babies and toddlers, there are many things to consider if you’re thinking of adding a cat to your family. Studies show that children who grow up with pets tend to benefit greatly. Heres what parent’s should know.
If you’ve noticed a change in your cat’s eye color or their vision seems impaired, you may suspect cataracts of being the cause. Cataracts are sometimes viewed as a condition that only affects the eyes of seniors, but this is not the case with cats.
Cat allergies can not only cause a person to have extreme histamine reactions, but in many cases, can prevent them from being able to adopt a cat. According to the science lab over at Purina, we might be inching towards a cure for cat allergies–with eggs.
July is officially designated as National Ice Cream Month. But have you ever been in the middle of enjoying your ice cream of choice only to suddenly wonder, “Can my cat eat ice cream too? And will it be safe?” Let’s get to the bottom of this dairy dilemma.
Can cats eat corn? The short answer is yes, cats should be fine if they eat small amounts of corn. However, it is best left as a sometimes treat for kitty, not as a regular part of their diet. Here’s what you should know.
When the warmer months start to show up, we’re more likely to take advantage of any outdoors spaces we have in our living situations. This can also apply to indoor cats if you take the steps to construct a safe and secure catio for your feline or grant them monitored time on the deck.
Depictions of cats in children’s books and cartoons usually show us that our beloved felines feast on a diet of nothing but freshly caught raw fish. However, as we gear up to chow down on International Sushi Day, let’s look into whether it’s safe to share your sushi with your kitty.
Every year, the United States celebrates a little something called National Jerky Day on June 12th! Let’s run through some of the most popular feline jerkies out there, and highlight their health benefits.
The good news is that most cats do fine with small amounts of plain yogurt. In fact, some may benefit from semi-regular spoonfuls to settle a sensitive stomach or stimulate their appetite. However, there are some things you should know about feeding your cat yogurt safely.
When it comes to treating and preventing cancer, your cat’s diet is very important. Talk to your vet about these foods and supplements to determine the correct dosage and find out if they will be beneficial for your cat.
Cat ears are responsible for a lot more than inspiring a trend of adorable headbands for humans. Your cat’s ears are incredible body parts that not only detect sound, but control balance, communicate mood, and even help hunt prey.