Cat Health and Wellness

Gum health of cats and kittens
Cat Health and Wellness

Why Have My Cat’s Gums Turned Black?

Cats are experts at hiding the symptoms of illness – they’re predatorial and competitive animals that don’t like to show weakness. That’s why you (as their owner) need to check for any physical changes to the color of your cat’s gums. Inspecting the gums of a cat could provide an insight into their health. If food particles become trapped in a cat’s teeth, it’s likely that bacteria will quickly multiply and plaque will form. It […]

Why is my Older Cat Yowling at Night?
Cat Health and Wellness

Why is My Elderly Cat Yowling at Night: What Excessive Vocalization Means!

At some point, a cat owner is bound to wonder “why is my elderly cat yowling at night?” But even if your old cat gets the best care, they can become very restless at night, vocalizing at all hours and waking the family. However, this yowling behavior is prevalent in aging cats. From shifting sleep habits to disorientation and vocalization, older felines exhibit many symptoms that researchers believe are very similar to dementia. If your […]