While cats are fastidious in their grooming routine, they’re not flawless. Felines attract dirt over the course of the day, and their paws are no exception to the rule. Urine and poop become trapped in their paws after trips to the litter tray. Any time outside is also time spent in the dirt and mud. Washing paws can sometimes be tricky, as felines loathe being touched on the paw pads. This means that you should […]
Cat Health and Wellness
We gush over doe-eyed Persian cats, but, deep down, we wonder how healthy they are. After all, research suggests flat-faced cats have more health problems than regular cats. The welfare of flat-faced cats is important. To protect them, we should manage their health problems as best we can. At the same time, we should consider whether it is ethical to breed these cats.
When a cat is scratching, we naturally assume they have fleas. But this is not always the case. Skin irritation in cats has numerous medical explanations, many of which are unrelated to parasites. If your cat is scratching itself raw, take action immediately. Felines can damage their delicate skin while attempting to ease irritation. Eliminating the cause and add supplements to your pet’s diet. Waiting for a cat’s itchy skin to clear itself isn’t an […]
While cats are governed by self-preservation, they can sustain flesh wounds to the neck area. Tending these injuries is one thing, but the real trouble starts afterward. A neck wound on a cat will be itchy enough to drive your cat crazy. The temptation to scratch must be carefully managed. You’ll need to watch any cat that scratches its neck overly vigorously. Pets scratch for a variety of reasons, including allergies, fleas, and anxiety. Every […]
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 […]
If your cat keeps choking on water, you could try to restrict its water intake. But if you want your cat to stay hydrated, it is advisable to investigate why it is 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.