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 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.
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 best way to protect your cat from ticks is to prevent ticks from being able to use your cat as a buffet. But let’s say you have found a tick on your cat. How exactly do you go about removing it? Here’s how to do it safely.
You might consider cats to be low maintenance pets, but that doesn’t give you an excuse to get complacent. Here’s a checklist of things to do right now to make yourself a better cat parent.
If you notice blood in your cat’s urine–known as hematuria–it’s not just shocking. It can also make you terrified for your kitty’s health. That said, you’ll be relieved to know that most issues that cause blood to appear in feline urine are easily treatable and resolve quickly.
April 17 is officially recognized as Banana Day! You’ll probably be happy to know that most cats can occasionally eat bananas without problems, but there are exceptions. Here’s what you should know about cats and bananas.
Sometimes, despite your best efforts, your cat is still uncomfortable with their litter box. In these situations, you might be dealing with a surprising cause of litter box aversion–hip dysplasia. Here’s what you should know.
National Hairball Awareness Day–the last Friday in April–serves as an annual reminder for all friends of felines to learn a bit more about hairballs and evaluate the health of their cats. Here’s what you should know!
This is especially important to talk about around Easter, as many people bring home Easter lilies without considering the danger they present to pets. If you have cats in your family, read on and think twice about bringing those beautiful lilies home!
It’s hard to deal with potentially heartbreaking–and expensive–news in the heat of the moment. However, there are some steps you should consider taking when you’re faced with a vet’s diagnosis that you weren’t expecting or don’t agree with.
We all know that cats are naturally clean creatures. Your favorite feline is skilled in the art of using a wet tongue and paw combo to clean themselves. However, that doesn’t mean you can skip putting a regular grooming regime into place.
Cats love the great outdoors. But humane associations agree that an indoor life is far healthier for them. If you’re still on the fence about whether to let your cat roam outside, here are a few things to consider.
Shamrocks, parades, pots o’ gold, green beer—they’re all part of St. Patrick’s Day! But there are a few hazards all cat owners should keep in mind before their festivities—and we aren’t just talking about leprechauns.
World Spay Day is observed on the last Tuesday in February every year. TIt’s a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed–as well as neutering their male pets–to keep the pet population under control.