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.
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.
Spaying or neutering a cat seems a very responsible step for pet owners to take, and pet owners are increasingly viewing this surgery as an obvious thing to do. That’s good.
But have you ever wondered whether there are two sides to the story? In this article, you are going to learn not only the benefits of spaying or neutering cats but the disadvantages as well.
Vomiting in cats is very serious, and there are few occasions when you can identify and treat the cause by yourself. In this article, you will learn the most common causes of vomiting in cats and in which cases you should visit a veterinarian.
In this article we are going to list the signs of pregnancy in cats. Recently, we talked about ways to prevent pregnancy in cats as a part of our series for owners of female cats. Unfortunately, no matter how protective you are, if you have an unspayed female cat in the household, there is no guaranteed way to avoid pregnancy. Therefore, at one point or another, it might be beneficial to be able to detect signs of cat pregnancy.
Do you brush your cat’s teeth? WHAT? Seriously, cat’s teeth are very similar to ours. Cats and humans may not brush their teeth in the wild, but modern society values the benefits of regular tooth brushing, even for cats. If you expect your cat to live 20+ years, you should pay attention to what’s in […]
Are you terrified by the idea that you might have to collect a urine sample from your cat? The most common symptoms that require collecting a cat’s urine are problems with urination (including painful urination and urination outside of the litter box), changes in appetite and water consumption, as well as weight fluctuations and other disorders. In this article, you are going to learn about the most convenient ways of getting a urine sample from a cat.
Diarrhea is quite common in people and not so rare in pet animals too. But is it something to worry about? Yes, it is. Diarrhea is one of the most common signs of intestinal disorder in dogs and cats and, like with any sudden changes, diarrhea or even softening of stools should be paid attention to, if not warrant a vet visit.
In this article, you are going to learn how to keep your cat’s teeth clean, without brushing, through the use of different cat teeth cleaning products.
Most cat owners are terrified at the thought that they may need to brush their pet’s teeth, not to mention hearing that they may need to do so every day.
A shiny side of the coin, though, is that brushing your cat’s teeth may seem impossible at first, but with correct training and an understanding of how to do so, the process not only becomes readily accepted by your pet but takes just a few minutes of your time.