Most dogs will contract kennel cough at some point in their lives. If you keep dogs and cats in the same household, you may be wondering if kennel cough is contagious to cats. Kennel cough is not usually a serious condition, but it can occasionally cause pneumonia. In rare cases, kennel cough can even spread to humans. To protect yourself and your other household pets, we’ll provide comprehensive advice on how to detect, treat, and […]
Cat Health and Wellness
If your cat keeps choking on water, you could try to restrict their water intake. But if you want your cat to stay hydrated, it would be better to investigate why they are choking. Whether your cat is drinking too quickly or struggling to swallow, there are treatments available. We’ll help you understand why your cat is choking on water and what can be done about it.
Due to the structure of their ears, cats are particularly vulnerable to ear infections and ear mite infestations. Unfortunately, these two conditions share many of the same symptoms so it can be difficult to tell them apart. Both conditions can lead to deafness if left untreated. We’ll reveal the best treatments for ear mite infestations and ear infections. We’ll also show you how to keep your cat’s ears clean and healthy. Ear Mites vs. Ear […]
Cats’ eyes deteriorate as they get older, but this doesn’t mean that eye discharge is “normal.” Cats with runny eyes will feel very uncomfortable and may struggle to see clearly. If you look at the color and texture of your cat’s eye discharge, this may help you determine the underlying cause. We’ll explore the causes of eye discharge in cats, the symptoms, and treatments.
Ringworm is a fungal infection that feeds off the skin’s superficial layers. Dermatophyte infections most commonly affect your cat’s head, ears, and legs. It causes your cat’s fur to fall out and skin inflammation. The primary physical symptom is extreme itchiness. The early treatment of ringworm in cats is recommended. It’s a contagious condition that can be transferred to other household pets and humans. Recovering from ringworm can be frustrating for cats that are used […]
If your cat has fought with a rival feline or bad fall, they’ll likely have cuts and grazes. Outdoor cats often return home with wounds and scrapes on their skin, proceeding to lick at them to remove any dirt and heal the lesion. There are pros and cons to a cat licking its wounds. Cats don’t want your help in cleaning up their wounds as they are proud and independent animals. However, what a cat […]