why does my cat howl before and after using litter box?
Questions About Cats

Why Does My Cat Meow Loudly After Using the Litter Box?

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. If your cat is meowing after using the litter box, pay attention to what it’s trying to tell you. It’s your cat’s way of alerting you that it has a problem that needs your urgent care and attention. My Cat Meows Before Pooping Cats feel very vulnerable while […]

senior cat eye discharge
Cat Health and Wellness

Eye Discharge in Older Cats (Most Common Problems + Treatment Plan)

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 healing process in cats
Cat Health and Wellness

Ringworm Healing Process in Cats (Explained)

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 […]

Does cat saliva help heal wounds?
Cat Health and Wellness

Should a Cat Lick its Wounds?

If your cat has fought with a rival feline or had a bad fall, he’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, of course. Cats don’t want your help in cleaning up their wounds because they are proud and independent animals. […]

what can I give my cat for allergies?
Cat Health and Wellness

8 Surprisingly Common Allergic Reactions in Cats

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 and controlled. One of the main challenges, though, is finding out what your cat is allergic to. In this in-depth guide, we’ll identify the most common allergens […]

is it safe to let my cat on the balcony?
Questions About Cats

Will Cats Jump Off Balconies?

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, but you definitely won’t want to test that theory from multiple stories. If you have a balcony, you need to restrict your cat’s access as it’s better to be safe than sorry. However, if you are going to let your cat out, […]