Felines vocalize to announce their bowel movements when they have a health problem. If your cat meows loudly when defecating, it’s likely because the experience is uncomfortable for them. If your cat is meowing after using the litter box, pay attention to what they’re trying to tell you. It’s your cat’s way of alerting you that they have a problem that needs your urgent care. My Cat Meows Before Pooping Cats feel very vulnerable while […]
Cats’ eyes deteriorate as they get older, but this doesn’t mean that eye discharge is “normal.” Cats with runny eyes will feel very uncomfortable and may struggle to see clearly. If you look at the color and texture of your cat’s eye discharge, this may help you determine the underlying cause. We’ll explore the causes of eye discharge in cats, the symptoms, and treatments.
Ringworm is a fungal infection that feeds off the skin’s superficial layers. Dermatophyte infections most commonly affect your cat’s head, ears, and legs. It causes your cat’s fur to fall out and skin inflammation. The primary physical symptom is extreme itchiness. The early treatment of ringworm in cats is recommended. It’s a contagious condition that can be transferred to other household pets and humans. Recovering from ringworm can be frustrating for cats that are used […]
If your cat has fought with a rival feline or bad fall, they’ll likely have cuts and grazes. Outdoor cats often return home with wounds and scrapes on their skin, proceeding to lick at them to remove any dirt and heal the lesion. There are pros and cons to a cat licking its wounds. Cats don’t want your help in cleaning up their wounds as they are proud and independent animals. However, what a cat […]
We know that humans can be allergic to cats, but we often forget that cats have allergies, too. If your cat is wheezing, sneezing, or scratching incessantly, this could be due to an allergic reaction. Allergies cannot be ‘treated’ in the traditional sense, but they can be managed. One of the biggest challenges, though, is finding out what your cat is allergic to. In this article, we’ll identify the most common allergens in cats and […]
High rise apartments are typically safe for indoor cats, unless they have balconies. As such inquisitive creatures, cats will want to explore a balcony. Legend claims that cats always land on their feet. You won’t want to test that theory from multiple stories, though. If you have a balcony, you need to restrict your cat’s access. It’s always better to be safe than sorry. However, if you are going to let your cat out, you […]