The threat of parasites and worms is a reality for your cat. Affecting particular breeds as well as cats that have access to the outdoors, parasites and worms can cause a range of problems from small ailments, like an upset stomach, to bigger problems, such as death in extreme cases. The most common type of […]
When you own cats, there are many things to keep in mind. You not only need to make sure their environment is safe for them, but also have a working knowledge of what cats should and shouldn’t eat, while you keep their best interests at heart. In addition, it’s important to know some cat first […]
Having a cat is a commitment. Most people misunderstand the most common cat emergencies and don’t call for help until it’s too late. Understanding and keeping a list of the most common emergencies that require a veterinarian’s attention will help keep a cat healthy for a long time. 1. Severe Bleeding This is the number […]
Within our homes are dozens of substances and food products that, while safe for human use or consumption, are toxic or deadly for our cat companions. While many of these dangers are obvious and avoidable, there are some items we might not consider a danger—until a beloved cat is suffering and needs emergency care. The […]
Many people who have cats understand that they quickly become part of the family. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand the importance of cat fire safety; in fact, it is mistakenly believed that cats will simply follow us out the door if there is danger. It is far more common for cats to have a safe […]
Heartworm disease is generally considered a condition that only affects dogs, but many other mammal species can suffer from it or act as carriers.