Cat Health and Wellness

can cats be allergic to litter dust?
Cat Health and Wellness

How To Tell If Your Cat Is Allergic To Litter

If you have a kitten or an indoor cat, you’ll likely need to use a little tray to keep your house clean and your cat’s excrement dealt with hygienically. While they can sometimes be unsightly and a little bit smelly, they can also be the source of a litter allergy. This problem can be serious and can leave your cat feeling uncomfortable if left untreated. A cat litter allergy can manifest in many different ways, […]

what are a cat's predators?
Cat Health and Wellness

Animals That Prey on Cats (Feline Predators List)!

There are many animals that prey upon cats and many more animals that can hurt a cat, perhaps even mortally. Owners that allow their cats to free-roam should be aware of the risks it entails. Potential predators are a wide and varied list that changes between locations and urban densities. There are many large predatory animals that live in the U.S. This includes cougars, wolves, and coyotes. All of these animals have been confirmed to […]

what causes stress in cats?
Cat Health and Wellness

27 Surprisingly Common Things That Make Cats Feel Stressed

Cats look like the epitome of cool indifference at all times. Watching your feline, you’d be forgiven for believing they don’t have a care in the world. However, cats are easily stressed out, but they hide it extremely well. Cats can be stressed by all manner of things. Change is a huge trigger for all cats, who prefer a dedicated routine. Cats find excessive or inappropriate handling taxing. Bullying from other animals, the presence of […]

cat back legs not working
Cat Health and Wellness

Why Are My Cat’s Back Legs Not Working (Weak, Wobbly, and Stiff)?

Mobility problems in cats are easy to spot. Cats with wobbly or weak hind legs will have trouble walking, climbing and jumping. Back leg stiffness is common in older cats, but it can also affect younger cats and kittens. Osteoarthritis is the most common cause of cat back leg stiffness. This primarily occurs in cats aged 10+, and can be diagnosed with an x-ray. Diabetes, organ failure and neurological problems can also cause gradual weakening […]

cat stopped eating due to tooth pain
Cat Health and Wellness

Cat Not Eating Due to Teeth Problems – What Can I Do to Help?

Dental problems, including but not limited to toothache, are common in cats. Almost all felines will experience tooth decay or gum disease at some stage. This will leave the cat reluctant to eat as it hurts to do so. If your cat is not eating due to dental pain, encourage some degree of nourishment. Manage your cat’s pain and tempt it into eating with stimulating scents. Provide an appetite stimulant and provide soft food. Liquid […]

cat died suddenly
Cat Health and Wellness

17 Causes of Sudden Death in Cats

The sudden death of a beloved pet is an upsetting event that many cat owners have experienced. It’s unfair, and a horrid shock. There are stories of cats dying, seemingly for no reason. Others tell of cats succumbing to an illness in a matter of hours. Understanding the causes of sudden death in cats can help prevent some from occurring entirely. It also allows you to recognize early signs of others and seek treatment in […]