Did you know that a healthy cat should only develop hairballs once or twice a year? This is according to the executive director of The CATalyst Council, Dr. Jane Brunt. Although often looked upon as a normal occurrence, the constant development of hairballs in your cat could indicate serious health complications. So serious, in fact, that every April 26th, we celebrate National Hairball Awareness Day, a day designed to create awareness about these seemingly normal but life-threatening occurrences.
A sick cat is always something to check on especially if it is an infection that could affect a household – more so the ones with multiple pets. The URI or Upper Respiratory Infection is getting more and more common for cats. Also known as the cat flu, this infection can easily spread. read more
Cats are amazing pets who love to cuddle with you. They are highly playful who gel with children as well, which makes them excellent family pets. Taking good care of their health plays a huge role in their overall well being and development. In order to keep them healthy and fit, we shall look at some excellent preventive measures of a number of common cat diseases. read more
Fleas can bother both you and your pets, causing itchiness and irritated skin. If left uncontrolled, fleas will reproduce quickly and become an infestation that is extremely hard to deal with.
Ideally, you want to stop the pesky parasites before they can even get near you and your pets, by keeping them out of your house and out of your yard. read more
You notice it almost immediately.
Fewer things are more putrid than the smell of cat urine where it’s not supposed to be.
You’ve cleaned a bunch of other messes, and your cleaning products have never failed you, so why is it that cat urine is so hard to get out? read more
When it comes to buying litter for your precious pets, there are numerous things you want to consider to best suit both you and them. It may seem like it does not really matter what brand you buy, provided it gets the job done. But the truth is that different brands provide different beneficial things and you need to choose based on both your own and your cat’s preferences. read more
What if I told you that no matter how much of a cat enthusiast you are, there are basic things about your cat that you misunderstood the entire time?
That no matter how many kitty videos you watched on the internet or how many times you pet a cat, you don’t know the most fundamental things about kitties. read more
A fungal yeast infection is an inflammatory skin condition which can occur in both dogs and cats. When yeast begins to overproduce, a fungal yeast infection can occur.
The Symptoms Of A Fungal Yeast Infection In Dogs:
1. The Skin Becomes Scaly
A fungal yeast infection can make the skin flake, which looks very much like dandruff. It can also cause the skin to scale and crust. read more
There’s no delicate way to investigate the topic of deworming your cat. It is a pretty icky subject, but understanding the ins and outs of deworming your favorite feline is very important to his well being and overall health. Worms can make your kitty cat feel sick, and in severe cases, death is possible. Getting the parasites knocked out should be approached with a sense of urgency so your cat or perhaps foster kittens can be restored to perfect health. Let’s dive into this topic and explore the options for deworming. read more