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.
In honor of National Day of Listening on November 23rd, which is all about taking the time out to pay attention to what others in our lives are saying, let’s spotlight six cases of cat noises. Make sure to turn up the volume on the videos for optimum cat sounds enjoyment!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Want to include your cat in your Thanksgiving feast? Here are the top human foods to give (and avoid) on Thanksgiving Day for your kitty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many natural foods and supplements can be added to your cat’s diet that may provide some relief from the pain of arthritis. Diet is especially important for cats with arthritis, as excess body fat can put more strain on joints and bones.
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.
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.
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.
The short answer is no, cats can’t eat chocolate. In fact, chocolate is deemed as very toxic to cats in most cases. It’s not safe for felines in any amount. Here’s why and what to do if your cat eats chocolate.
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.
Signs of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in cats might include urinating too much, struggling to urinate or making pained noises while going, urinating outside the litter box, or even blood in the urine. Here’s what you should know.