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Questions About Cats

How to Introduce a Kitten to an Older Cat

Although the building of a healthy relationship between a kitten and an older cat can cause jealousy, it all starts with the introduction. Because you only get one chance to make a first impression, knowing how to introduce your new kitten to an old cat is a critical part of establishing a lasting relationship. If you have a senior cat, defined by PetMD as 11 years and older, introducing a lively kitten into the fold […]

Why do cats get scabs?
Cat Health and Wellness

8 Medical Reasons Why Cats Get Scabs on the Head and Body

Has scratching recently become an obsession for your cat? If so, a quick inspection under the fur will likely reveal that your cat has scabs (along with reddened and inflamed skin). This issue can be triggered by various medical factors. If scabs and small patches of baldness have emerged on your cat’s head, neck, back, and stomach extra care (perhaps from a vet) will be required to address the problem. In the same way that […]

cat's back legs have become weak
Cat Health and Wellness

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

One of the most common physical ailments that can affect your senior cat is immobility. Often hallmarked by leg weakness, stiffness, and a noticeable inability to walk without a limp, the older feline can easily fall victim to joint and muscle deterioration. Cats are good at masking pain, so it is common for older pets to hide their discomfort. If you notice that your cat is having trouble walking in a straight line, this is […]

My cat has stopped drinking water and going to the toilet
Cat Food and Hydration

Cat Not Drinking Water? 10 Simple Ways to Keep Your Cat Hydrated!

Keeping your cat hydrated can sometimes be a tricky task. Thankfully, there are things that you can do to ‘encourage’ your cat to take in fluids and avoid related health concerns. Cats do not require a lot of water to survive. This can pose a considerable problem for a pet owner given that there is a fine line between sufficient consumption and dehydration. If your cat begins to shy away from its water bowl, it […]

Does my cat have a furball or a breathing problem?
Cat Health and Wellness

7 REALLY Easy Ways to Help Your Cat Pass a Hairball (Furball)!

Cats are meticulous groomers. It keeps them clean and removes any excess fur. The problem is that long-haired cat breeds, in particular, can find it hard to pass furballs. It can lead to health issues such as constipation, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and lethargy. That’s why you may need to find an effective way to help your cat pass a hairball so that it can start to feel better again. In this guide, we’ll explain […]

Why is my Older Cat Yowling at Night?
Cat Health and Wellness

Why is My Elderly Cat Yowling at Night: What Excessive Vocalization Means!

At some point, a cat owner is bound to wonder “why is my elderly cat yowling at night?” But even if your old cat gets the best care, they can become very restless at night, vocalizing at all hours and waking the family. However, this yowling behavior is prevalent in aging cats. From shifting sleep habits to disorientation and vocalization, older felines exhibit many symptoms that researchers believe is very similar to dementia. If your […]