Grooming is such an important part of the natural health and wellbeing of pets. It’s also part of a regular routine for pet parents, be it at a professional groomer’s or a quick rinse after a fun time in the mud. Most of us can’t run to a professional groomer every time our pet gets […]
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Hairballs (Trichobezoars) are a problem for many cats, especially if they have long hair. We expected to see some hairballs when we adopted our Maine Coon, Athena. The breed has fur that gradually lengthens from the top to the bottom of their body. They even have tufts of fur between the pads of their feet […]
By Stephanie Lynch The FDA, along with the AAFCO, has put together 4 basic rules for your pet’s food. If you’re passionate about offering your cat the best food possible, it’s important to know how to read the label properly to make sure your cat is eating healthy.
Antioxidants have proven to be effective for both prevention and treatment of many feline diseases, including those involving the eyes, skin, cardiovascular system, and respiratory system. Diseases like cancer, diabetes, immune disorders and allergies have also been prevented and treated naturally using antioxidants for cats. Additionally, the cells are nurtured with antioxidants, protecting them from […]
Systematic infection of Feline Corona Virus is the actual cause of Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP). Some attribute it to suppression of the immune system (such as vaccines), which facilitates infection from a previously dormant virus. It’s most common in kittens (less than one year old). There is no natural remedy or cure, but you can […]
This post was inspired by Samson, a domestically-bred African Serval that was killed by a truck after roaming freely on Vancouver Island, Canada. While I don’t know the circumstances behind his escape, it is apparent that some education of pet parents about exotic cats is in order. For starters, they must be harnessed or in […]
There are several large breeds of domestic cats, including the Maine Coon, American Bobtail, Ragdoll, Ragamuffin, Savanah, Chausie, Siberian Cat, Norwegian Forest Cat, Chausie, Pixie Bob and the Ocicat. There are also very large domestic mixes that may not have a breed name attached to them, but are every bit as large. It stands to […]
Feline Diabetes has become quite common in cats, especially as they age or if they are overweight. Like humans, cats can have either Type I or Type II Diabetes. It is estimated that 50-70% of cats with Diabetes have Type I. The most common cause of Type I Diabetes in cats is amyloidosis. The top […]
One of the most common diseases in cats, especially seniors, is feline kidney disease. Medically known as chronic renal failure (CRF), there is no cure for cats suffering from this disease. However, cats can survive for several years if the disease is caught and treated early.
Pet adoption is all the rage in Hollywood, it’s the classy thing to do. Black cats and dogs are often left behind at shelters, however. We’re hoping our latest free, shareable digi-poster will help change that with a little assistance from our kind friends. Please share this free graphic on social media or your website.