What to Do and Expect if You Get a Serious Cat Bite
All cat owners get small bites and scratches from time to time. It is an occupational hazard when you own cats. However, if your cat bites you and the wound is deep, you should seek prompt medical attention even if your cat has a current rabies vaccination.  A deep... Read more
Keeping Your Cat Fit 

Keeping Your Cat Fit 

Cats October 19, 2015 0

Are you happiest when you are a quarter of your mass overweight? Then why should your cat be? There is an old saying that “a fat cat is a happy cat”, and back in the day of the barn cat that may have been true. With today’s specially formulated... Read more
Don’t Let Feline Scratching Become a Catastrophe 
Every cat owner knows the routine – your cat comes into the room, rubs his or her cheek against the door frame, and then proceeds to shred the carpet, hardwood flooring or the arm of the sofa before happily curling into a ball of fluff. You’ve just witnessed the... Read more
How to Stop Your Cat From Catching Mice and Birds
As soon as winter passes into spring, cats the world over stretch, yawn, and ready themselves to begin hunting. Although catching mice, birds, and reptiles is a natural activity for cats, their human owners don’t usually appreciate their efforts, especially when their prey is dragged in through the cat... Read more
Get Off to a Purrfect Start – Tips for Making Your New Kitten Right at Home
Welcoming a new kitten to your home is certainly exciting, but it is important to do it right. Kittens need time to become acclimated to their new surroundings, and to your other family members. Taking the time to set your home up properly can make bringing your new kitten... Read more
Feline Logic: An Explanation of 6 Bizarre Cat Behaviors
Cats are harder to understand than perhaps any other domesticated animal. Even if you consider yourself a “cat person,” there’s still a good chance that you don’t really know what your kitty is thinking most of the time. Of course, some habits that cats have are more bizarre than... Read more
The Crazy Cat Lady Hullabaloo
From the cute but shy Janeane Garofalo in the 1996 movie The Truth About Cats & Dogs to the deranged character simply called Crazy Cat Lady in The Simpsons, the stereotype about lonely women with only their cats as company permeates popular culture. But is there any truth to... Read more
Cat Care Tips: Resolving Litter Box Problems 
Many cat owners love to keep their feline friends close. However, this relationship may be strained if a cat does not use its litter box and instead goes throughout the house. To help find a solution, here are 8 tips for resolving litter box problems: 1. Take your cat... Read more
High Blood Pressure: Is Your Cat at Risk?
Cats are such relaxed creatures that it may surprise you to learn they can suffer from high blood pressure. Some cats, such as those with certain medical conditions and those over the age of seven, are at greater risk than others. The symptoms of raised blood pressure, or hypertension,... Read more
Cat Food Obsession  

Cat Food Obsession  

Cats October 16, 2015 0

Does your cat seem unusually hungry or preoccupied with food? According to a June 2012 study published in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior, your pet may have a psychological condition. The Italian case study, conducted by Padua University’s Dr. Paulo Mongillo and a group of fellow veterinarians, concluded that... Read more