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 […]
Onychectomy is the process of removing the cat’s claws. A feline’s front and back claws may seem insignificant, but they are beneficial for climbing, hunting, defending, and territory marking. But some owners decide to remove their cat’s claws because they’re scratching furniture and carpets. Attitudes towards declawing have changed. Declawing is now frowned upon due to the unnecessary stress it causes cats. Without their talons, declawed cats feel vulnerable. So, there are some precautions you […]
Many cat owners believe their pet has saved their life by alerting them to danger. We associate this special intelligence with dogs, but cats have an excellent understanding of their environment, too. Because cats are so switched-on to their surroundings, some people believe they have a “sixth sense.” A more likely explanation is that cats have five powerful senses. As we’ll explore, the belief that cats have a “sixth sense” is one of many spiritual […]
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.
Cats endure a reputation as aloof animals that prefer to keep their own company. Felines are rarely encountered in pairs or packs, adding fuel to this stereotype. Reputations are frequently built upon a fallacy, though. The myth that cats are antisocial is no exception to the rule. Loneliness in cats can lead to health concerns. Equally, excessive interaction is exhausting for cats and makes them irritable. It’s critical that you understand your pet’s socialization needs. […]
When cats start destroying expensive furniture, this can be really frustrating. Leather furniture is expensive and isn’t replaced very often, so damage must be avoided as much as possible. Due to misinformation, some cat scratching ‘treatments’ make the situation worse. Cat claw covers and cat repellent sprays cause stress to the cat, potentially leading to more scratching. So, if you want to stop your cat from clawing the furniture in a constructive way, follow the […]