is watermelon safe for cats?
Cat Food and Hydration

Can Cats Safely Eat Watermelon?

Cats are indifferent to most fruits. This is due to their tongue’s lacking the taste buds that detect sweetness, rendering fruit tasteless to felines. One exception to this rule is watermelon, which many cats have a particular fondness for. As long as you remove the rind and seeds, watermelon is safe for cats. In fact, watermelon is healthy for cats. As well as being rich in vitamins and nutrients, watermelon is very hydrating. Most cats […]

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. The symptoms are similar to the human form of Alzheimer’s disease. Your cat will grow confused and disoriented. They will struggle to make it to the […]

guilt over euthanizing cat
Cat Health and Wellness

Did I Do the Right Thing by Euthanizing My Cat?

Euthanazing a cat is one of the hardest decisions that you’ll have to make. Grief and emotional pain will inevitably accompany the judgment, and guilt is also likely. This is why it’s absolutely essential that you have an open and honest dialog with your vet. Expert guidance from a professional who has been through this situation with other pet owners is invaluable in this sad situation. If your cat was terminally ill and uncomfortable, her […]

Cat Getting Skinny
Cat Health and Wellness

Why Is My Cat Always Hungry (But Skinny)?

If your cat is eating lots of food but not putting on extra weight, you’re bound to be concerned. We know that overindulging in food leads to weight gain, so it’s hard to understand how a cat could overeat but stay very lean. Medical conditions such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism and inflammatory bowel disease can interfere with food absorption, so the cat may feel very hungry, eat voraciously, but not gain any weight. Psychological factors such […]

can cats see themselves in mirrors?
Questions About Cats

Can Cats See Their Own Reflection in the Mirror?

If your cat walks past a mirror, they’re likely to react in some way. Some cats become suddenly aggressive, while others seem afraid of what they see. It’s a strange reaction, and it certainly suggests that they see something. Felines certainly see the mirror image, but they don’t always understand it. Cats do not look into a mirror and recognize themselves. They’ll see another cat, and react according to their nature. It can be very […]

squeaking noises from cats stomach
Cat Health and Wellness

Why is My Cat’s Stomach Making Gurgling Noises?

It’s perfectly normal for a cat’s stomach to gurgle from time to time. Feline stomachs rumble when hungry, for example. However. there can be more serious reasons for gurgling sounds. Rumbling sounds are a normal part of digestion. So, noises immediately before or after eating aren’t a concern. However, parasites, obstructions or digestive tract conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease, could be responsible. If your cat is vomiting or showing other signs of distress, you […]