Cat Health and Wellness

do cats get colds like humans?
Cat Health and Wellness

Do Cats Get Colds and Sneeze?

A cat’s sneezing needs to be monitored. There are many reasons why cats sneeze, aside from having a cold. Sometimes it’s just because your pet is over-excited, or something has tickled their nose. More often, however, it’s a sign of health complaint. This guide explains how cats are struck down by the virus, and what to do about it. Perhaps more importantly, we’ll explore the causes of feline colds and how to protect your cat […]

cat died suddenly
Cat Health and Wellness

9 Causes of Sudden Death in Cats

It’s difficult to cope with the sudden or unexpected death of a cat, especially when it happens to a young adult cat or kitten. Cats regularly reach 16 to 22 years of age, with indoor-only cats living the longest. Outdoor cats lifespan can be reduced by trauma, infectious diseases, and predators. Pet owners must note that cats are good at hiding the signs of pain and illness. A cat may be sick for a long […]

What Happens to Cats As They Get Older?
Cat Health and Wellness

What Happens to Cats As They Get Older?

Cats are susceptible to illness and disease, especially as they approach their senior years. For cat owners, the problem lies in determining signs of aging in their pets. Cats are both prey and predator, which makes them highly skilled at hiding signs of sickness and pain, but increasing your understanding of your cat’s aging process will enable you to identify anything unusual. While the aging process of cats is unavoidable, it is vital not to […]

cognitive dysfunction syndrome in cats
Cat Health and Wellness

Feline Dementia Signs and Symptoms Explained

When your cat reaches advanced senior status, they will inevitably start to struggle with their health. Of all the health problems in older cats, senility and dementia are the most debilitating. The earlier you recognize the warning signs and consult a vet, the more they can help your pet. If your cat has reached an impressive age, well into double figures, dementia becomes increasingly likely. You will need to understand the symptoms of this condition, […]

do cats get sinus headaches?
Cat Health and Wellness

Do House Cats Get Headaches?

Cats can get headaches, and they have a myriad of causes. That’s why pet owners have to keep a lookout for unusual signs, such as sluggishness, sleeping for longer than usual, lack of appetite, weakness, and lack of interest towards play or rubs. However, it can be challenging to determine whether your cat is in pain. While humans can talk about their symptoms with doctors, cats don’t possess this ability. Cats tend to hide pain […]

guilt over euthanizing cat
Cat Health and Wellness

Did I Do the Right Thing by Euthanizing My Cat?

Euthanazing a cat is the hardest decision that you’ll need to make. Grief and emotional pain will inevitably accompany the judgment, and guilt is also likely. This is why it’s essential that you have an open and honest dialog with your vet. Professional guidance is invaluable in this horrible situation. Euthanizing a cat is a decision that can haunt you for a long time. We will discuss how to cope, and help you grieve the […]