Health

How To Spot And Reduce Separation Anxiety In Cats

Cats are fairly independent animals, so it may come as a surprise that separation anxiety in cats isn’t all that uncommon. Separation anxiety can be the root of many unwanted behaviors, and reducing your cat’s anxiety will keep them happier, healthier, and less destructive when you leave home.

by Mike Clark
August 6th

What Is Caterwauling? Why Do Cats Caterwaul?

Cats purr, chirp, and occasionally, they make a weird sound that seemingly defies description. It is a mix between a yowl and a whine, but cat-like. It is a drawn-out moan that sounds melodramatic. This is called caterwauling.

by Maggie Clancy
August 4th

Can Cats Eat Peaches? Are Peaches Safe For Cats?

August is Peach Month in the United States, so check out this guide to which parts of a peach you can safely feed your cat. Is it safe for your cat to each a peach? The short answer is yes, but there are some exceptions and things you should know before you feed peaches to your kitty pal.

by Phillip Mlynar
August 3rd

Lice In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Lice in cats are small parasites that feed on the felines’ blood. Along with causing discomfort and irritation, an untreated infestation can also lead to greater health concerns. Thankfully, lice on cats cannot be transmitted from felines to humans. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
July 30th

5 Ways To Help Your Cat Live Longer

Your cat probably has a life expectancy of twelve to 18 years. That’s a pretty long time, but it’s not nearly enough. Of course, our cats can’t live forever, but we can certainly take steps to make our time with them last as long as possible.

by CatTime
July 29th

Ear Mites In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Ear mites in cats are super tiny mites called Otodectes cynotis that make their way into the cat’s ear canals and start to eat the wax there. Infestation is a common condition in cats, and one that’s often prevalent in shelters or other highly-populated living situations. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
July 29th

How To Get Your Cat To Take A Pill

Have you ever tried to get your cat to take a pill, only to have them immediately spit it out on the floor, right in front of your feet? By following a few simple tips and tricks, you might make pill time a lot less traumatic for both of you.

by Stephanie Dube Dwilson
July 24th

Stud Tail In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Stud tail in cats is a condition that affects a cat’s tail in a fashion similar to human acne. This is due to the cat’s sebaceous glands producing too much oil that, in turn, clogs pores, usually around the part where the tail meets the back.

by Phillip Mlynar
July 23rd
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