Cats are experts at masking their pain. Of all domesticated animals, they have retained their natural origins the most. This is why, though protected by our civilized world, they have kept the slick skill of not showing their weakness—a thing crucial for survival in the wild, which causes continuous trouble for cat owners who wish only the best for their pets
Have you noticed blood in your cat’s feces? It can take several forms, such as a spot of bright blood or patches of blood throughout the feces, bloody diarrhea, or dark, tarry feces.
Do you take your cat to the veterinarian for well visits? Closely watching for changes in appetite or behavior is wise, and additional routine veterinary visits provide even more benefits for your pet—for as you might know, prevention is better than any treatment plan.
Rat poison or rodenticide toxicosis is an alarmingly common condition in veterinary medicine, especially at early spring when people declare war to vermin on a new level. Because of small required doses, few early signs, and fast performance, rodenticide often leads to a lethal outcome in cats. In this article you will learn about signs […]
The easiest way to pill a cat is to hold him tightly, open his mouth, insert the tablet, close his mouth, and rub his neck while you wait for him to swallow the pill. In theory. In this article, you are going to learn different ways to pill a cat easily without holding or ever touching him.
Antifreeze poisoning is one of the most common poisonings for both cats and dogs. Antifreeze’s relatively pleasant taste (please don’t try this at home) and the extremely small dose needed to be toxic accounts for its frequent occurrence. Ethylene glycol, antifreeze’s main component, is lethal to both cats and dogs.
A common complaint by cat owners is their pet’s bad breath. It’s understandable. Our three cats, for example, love to sniff and even lick our faces, and their bad breath sometimes gets in the way of their love. Unfortunately, cat’s breath can raise a flag for very serious health problems.
Trimming your cat’s claws may sound frightening. However, after proper training, doing so will be easy even if you do it alone. In this article, you will learn how to trim your cat’s claws, as well as how to hold your cat during the procedure.
How do you know if your cat has worms? Do you look for worms in your cat’s stool and seek out other signs? Do you take stool samples to your veterinarian? Does it matter whether your cat has hookworms or roundworms? Is it possible to confuse signs of worms with signs of something else?
How much water should a cat drink? Regardless of the appropriate amount, your cat should have fresh drinking water available at all times. And if you suspect that your cat is drinking too little or too much? That is when it helps to know what is considered normal, although determining the amount is not as straightforward as you may expect.