Play is essential for a new kitten, particularly if it is the only cat in the house. Kittens usually play socially with their littermates, developing the hunting skills that they would need in the wild. It builds up their muscles, keeps them healthy, and they can socialize at the same time.
There’s nothing like the comfort of a soft fluffy feline in winter but come summer, your house resembles a werewolf’s cave! In most cases, this intensive fur loss is not a cause for concern as shedding is a natural process. Cats shed their hair in the same way that humans experience a certain amount of daily hair fall. The only difference is the quantity – while you have about 100,000 strands of hair on your head, the average house cat has a whopping 40 million hairs. It’s important to understand why cats shed so that you can take steps to deal with the problem. read more
Any cat owner knows that while felines might not be as high maintenance as dogs, they still require a lot of attention and playtime to be happy. I learned the hard way that they don’t much care if you’re tired or not in the mood when they want to play. Simply petting them won’t be enough. read more
Taking care of a pet requires plenty of things: paying attention to their exercise needs, social needs, nutritional requirements, brushing and grooming requirements, and so on. However, just like you wash your face early in the morning, pets need a way to clean themselves too. Sometimes they can take care of it alone (especially cats and some dogs that love keeping themselves clean such as Basenjis, but sometimes they might need our hand. read more
There’s nothing worse than the moment of panic upon discovering your cat is missing. But don’t lose all hope – there are plenty of steps you can take to help lead your cat back home safely.
Depending on whether you have an indoor or outdoor cat, your strategy to leading your cat back home will be a little different. read more
As any true pet lover knows, having a pet is a huge responsibility because you have to ensure that you can provide to that pet a healthy and happy lifestyle. Pests, especially dogs and cats, can be extremely loving and loyal.
Of course, they can be very needy, especially when they are very young and old, they are extremely similar with us, humans, except that they don’t talk and think the way we do. read more
Heartworm disease is spread by mosquitoes, and it is said that both temperature and humidity contribute to the life cycle of heartworms. It is mostly considered as a disease that only affects dogs, but it can also affect other mammals.
In dogs, heartworms can fully mature into adults, mate, and produce offspring. The worms can cause permanent damage, which might affect the dog’s health even after the parasites are removed. read more
Is your dog becoming aggressive? Is your cat hiding under the bed? Or did you come home from work only to step in a steaming pile of number 2?
If your pet is experiencing anxiety, these are a few of the symptoms they could be showing. And it means they’re unhappy. read more
Can cats get cancer? Most cat owners get astonished when their veterinarian tells them that their cats have cancer. The truth is cancer is not very common in cats as compared to dogs. But that doesn’t mean cats cannot get cancer.
A study conducted by the Animal Cancer Foundation revealed that out of every 5 cats, one will develop cancer before death. As a cat owner, you’ve probably noticed how difficult it is to detect illnesses. read more
Hello, fellow cat person. The official ‘Hug your cat day’ is coming. Any cat owner must wonder, “Why would anybody create a special day based on a nearly impossible activity?” If you have an adorable cat that is too affectionate and lets you pet it all the time, you must be disagreeing with me already. Make hay while the sun shines, because your beloved pet must be chalking out its ultimate plan to take over the world while you are asleep. read more