Kitten Development (Weeks 1 to 8)

Kitten milestones at a glance Birth to week 1 – Kittens are born with eyes closed and ears folded. They weigh between 90-100 grams. The umbilical cord stump falls off around day three. By the end of the first week, the kitten has doubled his weight. Week 2 – Eyes begin to open. First baby […]

Human Medications Toxic To Cats

Human medicines toxic to cats at a glance With 50% of calls to the Pet Poison Hotline, we look at common human medications which are toxic to cats, these include: NSAIDs – Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin) Acetaminophen (Paracetamol, Tylenol Antidepressants ADD medication Benzodiazepines ACE Inhibitors Beta-blockers Anti-cholesterol medications Thyroid hormones Birth control pills Topical […]

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Most Loving Breeds of Cat

Purebred cats come in all shapes and sizes and all have unique traits, some are energetic, others are calm, some are independent while other cats love to be with their human family at all times. We look at some of the more loving breeds of cat. Most affectionate breeds of cat don’t like to be […]

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