Most cats enjoy being stroked on the back, except when they’re sick or injured. So, if your cat doesn’t want to be touched on her back, the chances are that she’s in physical discomfort. Back pain caused by anxiety or hyperesthesia can be treated by reducing stress in the household and changing the way you stroke your cat. However, more serious conditions must be treated by a vet to avoid spinal damage. Let’s assess the […]
Cat Health and Wellness
Cats use their hind legs to jump, balance, and run away from danger. If one of his legs is not functioning properly, this can leave him feeling very vulnerable. Cats don’t express their pain in the same way as humans. As a cat owner, it’s your responsibility to recognize whether your cat is in pain or not. We’ll help you determine why your cat is limping and whether he is experiencing any discomfort that requires […]
While we associate cats with effortless grace and elegance, felines can have health issues. Anybody that has watched a cat rubbing its bottom on the ground (scooting) will realize that this is the case. If your cat is dragging his bottom on the floor, there will be a medical reason for the behavior. We will look at the different reasons for feline scooting, and how it can be effectively treated. Causes of Scooting in Cats […]
When you see your cat coughing up a hairball, your natural instinct is to help in some way. No one wants to see their cat in discomfort, but it’s difficult to know how best to intervene in this situation. Cats groom themselves meticulously, so the occasional hairball is considered to be quite normal. However, if your cat is coughing up hair regularly, this may indicate a health problem.
Your cat goes through defined life stages, reaching senior status at the age of 11. With love, care, and support, it’s not uncommon for house cats to live well into their twenties. So, you can enjoy many more happy years together if you take steps to keep an older cat healthy. Older cats have so much to offer. So, being able to enjoy many additional years together is a real privilege. You will have forged […]
We can tell a lot about a cat’s mental and physical condition by their fur. So, it will become immediately obvious when your cat’s fur looks greasy and clumpy. All will not be well in an indoor or outdoor pet cat that allows their fur to become unclean. We will explore the different reasons for greasy and clumpy fur in cats, and how to treat them. Whether the problem is medical or psychological, your pet […]