pica disorder in cats
Cat Food and Hydration

Why Does My Cat Eat Things That Aren’t Food?

It sometimes feels like the human definition of food differs from that of your pet cat. It can seem strange when your feline refuses their dinner, only to eat things that aren’t food. It makes you wonder if this mealtime behavior is normal for a cat, or if a medical problem is responsible. If your cat is eating strange things, it’s not always a symptom of an underlying problem. Some cats settle for licking and […]

how much protein does an older cat need per day?
Cat Food and Hydration

Is Too Much Protein Bad for Older Cats?

As cats grow older, they find it harder to digest food – particularly protein. However, that’s not to say that protein is bad for old cats. It’s a common misconception that all senior cats should be placed on a low-protein diet.   Cats over the age of 12 find it harder to smell and taste their food, so they may start to lose their appetite. As such, you should look for cat food that excites […]

why do cats like to lay down on paper?
Questions About Cats

Why Do Cats Lay on Paper?

A sheet of A4 paper seems to have a hypnotic impact on felines. Whenever a sheet of paper, magazine, newspaper or paper bag is available, a cat will want to curl up and rest on it. This appears to make no sense, especially if your cat prefers to sleep on paper rather than a deep pile carpet. We will explain the fascination that felines have with paper. If your cat always sits on paper, there’s […]

How Long Can a Sick Cat Go without Eating and Drinking?
Cat Food and Hydration

How Long Can a Sick Cat Go without Eating and Drinking?

A sick cat can go without food and water for a few days at best. If your cat is ill, then immediate action is required before it becomes a life-threatening situation. While it is natural for cats to grow finicky and refuse food and water from time-to-time, prolonged refusal is abnormal. We will explore the issues that can cause cats to refuse meals and liquid. We will then look at the warnings signs that can […]

Cat Health and Wellness

Why Cats Get Scabs on the Head and Body

Has scratching become an obsession for your feline? If so, a thorough inspection under the fur will likely reveal that your cat has black scabs. You’ll also find sore, reddened, and inflamed skin. You’re most likely to find scabs on a cat’s head and neck, but they can appear anywhere. If scabs and small patches of baldness have occurred on your cat’s head, neck, back, stomach, and base of the tail then specialist treatment and […]

How to get a senior cat to go to the toilet
Cat Health and Wellness

How to Make an Elderly Cat Poop When Constipated

A senior feline can stop going to the toilet for various reasons, so learning how to make an elderly cat poop when constipated is important. Many senior cats have a weak or compromised immune system and can become dehydrated as a result. Dehydration makes it far more difficult to pass a stool. Constipation is very serious as it can be a life-threatening health problem for older cats. In this guide, we’ll look closely at why […]