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Non -recognition aggression after a trip to the veterinarian

Non-Recognition Aggression-Cats Fighting After A Trip To The Veterinarian

Most pet professionals and pet owners know the common types of aggression in cats are petting induced, predatory, fear induced, play, redirected and territorial....
Cimetidine for cats

Cimetidine (Tagamet) For Cats-Uses, Dosage, Side-Effects

Cimetidine is an over the counter histamine 2 blocker or histamine Hâ‚‚ receptor antagonist. It works by inhibiting the production of stomach acid by...
Adopt a less adoptable pet week

Adopt A Less Adoptable Pet Week

24th - 30th September is Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week, which highlights the plight of those pets who aren't as adoptable younger and...
Things not to do to a cat

Things We Should Never Do To A Cat

At a glance: Punish a cat Scruff a cat Throw a cat Pull a cat's tail Pick a cat up by the tail Give...
Cat scratching

An Itchy Cat Doesn’t Automatically Have Fleas

This is a cautionary tale which relates to my dog, but can also affect cats. We share our home with a beautiful chocolate Labrador...
Preventing toxoplasmosis

How to Prevent Toxoplasmosis – Everything You Need To Know

Toxoplasmosis is an infection caused by a single celled parasite by the name of Toxoplasma Gondii. Its distribution is worldwide. Only cats are the...
Do female cats have periods?

Do Cats Have Periods and Bleed?

Frequently asked questions Do female cats have periods and bleed? Female cats do not have menstrual periods and bleed. Instead, the lining of the uterus is...
Taking a cat to the veterinarian

Taking Your Cat To The Veterinarian-Tips and Tricks

August 22nd is Take Your Cat to the Veterinarian Day, and what better time to write an article on why it is important for...
Disinfectants and cats

Disinfectants For Cats – What Disinfectants Kill What Cat Pathogens

Why disinfect? Disinfection is the removal of pathogens from the environment such as floors, walls, bedding, toys and litter trays. For pet households, I...
Transmission of common cat diseases and parasites

Transmission of Common Cat Diseases and Parasites

Understanding how diseases are transmitted is important as it can help to reduce possible exposure to cats as well as humans in the case of...

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Signs of chronic kidney disease in cats

Warning Signs of Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

Kidney (renal) disease is a loss of function of the kidneys which are responsible for filtering toxins from the blood. It can be acute...
Cat limping

Cat Limping – Common Causes of Lameness in Cats

Limping is a common symptom and can affect the front or the hind limbs. It can be acute (sudden onset) or chronic (slow and...
Why do cats bury their waste?

Why Do Cats Bury Their Poop?

Cats may have been domesticated for nine thousand years but they haven't lost many of their wild ways and that extends to their toileting...

How Does Catnip Work & Why Do Cats Love It?

Nepeta cataria, commonly known as catnip, catmint, field balm or catswort is a vigorous perennial herb which belongs to the genus Nepeta, a part...
Five pillars of a healthy feline environment

Five Pillars of a Healthy Feline Environment

At a glance Five Pillars of a Healthy Feline Environment Provide a safe place Provide multiple and separated key environmental resources Provide opportunity for play...