Health

How To Tell If Your Cat Is Going Blind

In some cases, felines can develop blindness as they get older. There are a few signs you can look for to help you find out if your cat’s vision is deteriorating. Of course, if you suspect your cat might be going blind, you must consult your vet right away. Here’s how to tell if your cat is going blind.

by Phillip Mlynar
November 15th

Senior Cats: The Basics Of Proper Care And What To Expect

Most cats start to enter their senior years when they are eight to ten years old. The signs of aging set in when cells start to deteriorate faster than they can repair themselves. It often happens so gradually that we don’t notice at first. Here’s what you should know about senior cats and care.

by CatTime
November 7th

Why Do I Feel Anxious About Adopting A Senior Cat?

November is National Adopt A Senior Pet Month, and you may want to celebrate by bringing home an older kitty. Here are some concerns you might have about adopting a senior cat along with a few things to consider that will put your mind at ease.

by Phillip Mlynar
November 6th

November Is Pet Diabetes Month! Help Raise Awareness

November is designated as Pet Diabetes Month. It’s a month to help educate pet owners about the symptoms, treatments, and management of diabetes in our furry friends. The goal is to raise awareness and help pet owners recognize diabetes in their animals so they can seek appropriate treatment.

by CatTime
November 5th

The Advantages Of Adopting A Senior Cat

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month, so it’s a great time to talk about all the advantages sweet senior kitties have to offer! In shelters, older cats are often the last to be adopted, and therefore, the first to be euthanized. So here’s a list of reasons to give that quiet senior kitty in the corner another look.

by CatTime
November 5th

5 Tips To Prepare Your Home For A Senior Cat

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month, so it’s a good time to go over preparing your home for an older feline, whether you plan to adopt or your current kitty resident is getting up there in years. Here are a few ways you can make your home more senior-cat-friendly.

by Andee Bingham
November 4th

Can Cats Eat Apples? Are Apples Safe For Cats?

When it comes to the question “Can cats eat apples?” the answer is definitely yes, as long as you keep in mind a few simple safety guidelines. And of course, you should always ask your veterinarian before sharing any human foods, even apples, with your cat.

by Phillip Mlynar
October 30th

Pet Fire Safety: Candles, Fires, Space Heaters – Tips To Keep Your Cat Safe

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says pets are responsible for over 1,000 house fires every year in the United States. Being prepared and following safety tips could save your cat’s life, as well as your own. Here are some tips to prevent fires and keep your cat safe in an emergency.

by Kim Campbell Thornton
October 29th

Why The End Of Daylight Saving Time Drives Some Cats Berserk

Daylight Saving Time ends on November 3rd at 2:00am in 2019. Pets have a circadian rhythm–a biological clock that tells them when to eat, sleep, or exercise. When this rhythm is disrupted, it can cause a lot of anxiety. Here are some ways it can affect your cat and what you can do about it.

by Mike Clark
October 25th

Can Cats Eat Pasta? Is Pasta Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat pasta? The short answer is yes, pasta can be safe for your cat to eat. Well, as long as you take into account a few simple safety steps. And first among those, of course, is to ask your vet before feeding your cat any human foods. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
October 24th

Can Cats Eat Pizza? Is Pizza Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat pizza? The short answer is, well, sort of, but mostly no. While pizza might be okay in some cases for your cat to snack on, it’s not a food that provides vital feline nutrition, and you can also risk sneaking in toppings or seasonings that might make your kitty ill.

by Phillip Mlynar
October 23rd

Why Do Cats Knead? 5 Reasons Your Cat Kneads You

Kneading is when your cat alternates their front paws in a rhythmic fashion on a soft, squishy surface. Cats knead on beds, on soft blankets, and sometimes, they knead their humans. Here are five possible reasons why your cat needs to knead.

by Maggie Clancy
October 10th

Cat Obesity: Causes & How To Tell If Your Cat Is Overweight

October 9th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, but obesity is a problem for our pets all year long. It’s important to learn the causes, the ways to spot the problem, and how to fight obesity to keep our cats healthy. Here’s what you should know about feline obesity.

by CatTime
October 8th

4 Awesome Cat Health Tips For National Pet Wellness Month

October is National Pet Wellness Month. Sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the goal of this day is to educate pet owners on the importance of regular wellness exams and preventative healthcare. Here’s what you can do to keep your cat healthy and happy all year long.

by Susan Pi
October 1st

Can Cats Eat Grapes? Are Grapes Safe For Cats?

When it comes to the question of “Can cats eat grapes?” the short answer is yes they can, but they probably shouldn’t. And as with all human foods, you should ask your vet before you even attempt to feed any grapes to your cat. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 30th

Why Do Cats Purr? What Are They Saying?

Why do cats purr? It seems like a simple question with a simple answer. Cats purr because they’re happy, right? While this is true, cats also purr for reasons aside from showing how content they are. Here’s what you should know about why cats purr and what they’re saying.

by Maggie Clancy
September 26th
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