My cat is fat. So what? Ten dangers of obesity in cats According to his owner, Moe weighs 25 lbs. Photo by Dan Perry
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Best activities to do with your dog to have fun and solve his behavior problems
Dog Behavior / Dog Training

Best activities to do with your dog to have fun and solve his behavior problems

Increased activity, no doubt, is the single most effective method to treat dog behavior problems. But what does this really mean? Do I have to play with my dog, talk to him, go to the zoo with him? How often should I do it?

All about obesity in cats
Cat Health

All about obesity in cats

Obesity in dogs and cats is among the most common problems in veterinary medicine. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than half of cats living in the United States are overweight or obese. Observation in our and our colleagues’ veterinary clinics reveal that it’s not much different here in Europe as well.

Diet means feeding appropriate amount and quality of food. Do not let your cat fast.
Cat Health / Cat Nutrition

Nine tips to help your cat lose weight more easily

In recent weeks we talked a lot about weight loss in cats, ending our discussion with a guide for creating and managing your cat’s weight loss. But there are several more things you can do to make your cat’s diet more effective and healthy. Find out about those in this article.

The easy and healthy weight loss in cats
Cat Health

The easy and healthy weight loss in cats

Weight loss, whether for overweight cats, dogs or humans, is said to improve the health of the subject. That is certainly true, but in order to become a reality, weight loss must be carried out the right way. Even if it’s “just a cat!”

The good and the bad about pine pellet cat litter
Cat Behavior

The good and the bad about pine pellet cat litter

Although pine pellet litter is relatively new in the commercial cat litter market, sawdust has long been used as a bedding in horse stables. Pine absorbs moisture very well and may be easily scooped out and replaced with fresh bedding/litter.

At what age can a kitten leave its mother and littermates
Cat Behavior

At what age can a kitten leave its mother and littermates

Do you know at what age a kitten can leave its mother? When a breeder shows you a five-week old kitten and says he’s old enough to be rehomed right after you make the payment, would you believe him?

How to tell if your cat is obese
Cat Health

How to tell if your cat is obese

How do you tell if your cat is fat? Does your cat need a veterinary examination to determine this? No, you can do so at home. In this article, you will learn how to tell if your cat is overweight or not.

According to his owner, Moe weighs 25 lbs. Photo by Dan Perry
Cat Health

My cat is fat. So what? Ten dangers of obesity in cats

In the previous article, we talked about the most common reasons why cats become overweight or obese. Some of the feedback we’ve received was in the spirit of, “So what if my cat is chubby? He isn’t gonna die because of it, right?”. Well, actually, cats do die of obesity.

How can you avoid dusty cat litter?
Cat Behavior

How can you avoid dusty cat litter?

Do you hate it when you pour dusty litter in a pan, and a large cloud of dust bursts into your face? We do, too. It’s irritating and makes you sneeze, cough, or at least flinch. The same thing happens when you scoop and dispose of the litter, and even when your cat digs in the litter.

Top causes of obesity in cats
Cat Health

Top causes of obesity in cats

The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention has released the latest results of its annual survey, and as of now, they say that “cats carry the largest share of the obesity burden with 57.6 percent of the population recorded as overweight or obese.” This is alarming, but to be totally honest, it’s not very surprising. Here are, in our opinion, four of the most important causes of obesity in cats. If you deal with these, your cat will once again be fit, thin, and healthy.