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24 05, 2016

Can a Dog Eat Cat Food?

By | 2016-05-24T21:35:03+00:00 May 24, 2016|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

There may be a misconception among many people, who tend to classify food into two sub-categories, labelled 'for us' and 'for animals'. They would probably not hesitate to feed dog food to cats and vice versa. However, as vets around the world have often pointed out feeding dog food to cats might actually be harmful [...]

22 05, 2016

Pets and Treats

By | 2016-05-22T16:13:37+00:00 May 22, 2016|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

Many dog and cat owners do not realize how many treats they've already given their pet. It's easy to toss in two, three, or four at a time, especially when your best friend wags his tail excitedly or your kitty quickly scoffs the nice treat and simply loves it! The big question comes, "Is it [...]

21 05, 2016

Pet and Human Health- Which Illnesses Can You Catch From Your Pet

By | 2016-05-21T19:01:41+00:00 May 21, 2016|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

We all love our pets. They're cute, they're our friends, and they're there for us no matter what. Unfortunately, just because your furry friend is adorable doesn't mean that they are disease free-- they could be transmitting zoonotic illnesses. Check out this list of illnesses you could catch from your pet dog or cat and [...]

20 05, 2016

The Basics of Kitten Care

By | 2016-05-20T16:15:53+00:00 May 20, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Owning a kitten is such a great source of happiness and fun! However, having a kitten is a big responsibility. They require a watchful eye, special care, and a bit of research to make sure they do well. We're covering the basics of kitten care so you know what to do and where to start. [...]

18 05, 2016

How to Cut Back on Hairballs

By | 2016-05-18T07:31:23+00:00 May 18, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

When it comes to your cat, hairballs are part of the territory. Cats cough up hairballs as a way to get the fur out of their system. The only problem with this is that it frequently ends up on your carpet. Instead of spending the rest of your life cleaning up after your pet, take [...]

14 05, 2016

Which OTC Medications May Be Safe for Your Pet?

By | 2016-05-14T12:25:13+00:00 May 14, 2016|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

There are some over the counter medications that will help any symptoms of illness your pet may have. However, assuming that human medications are safe for animal use can be detrimental to their health. These may not be effective at all. Discussing your options with a Veterinarian is always a good idea before beginning therapy. [...]

6 05, 2016

How Long Do Cats Live?

By | 2016-05-06T16:00:07+00:00 May 6, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

An indoor cat has an average life expectancy for 9 - 15 years, but some can live for as long as 20 years. Outdoor cats have a much shorter lifespan, ranging from only 5-7 years since they are more vulnerable to feline viruses, motor accidents, dog attacks, and similar life threatening incidents. There are various [...]

5 05, 2016

Why Do Cats Sleep So Much?

By | 2016-05-05T20:37:02+00:00 May 5, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Cats have the reputation for being true masters of sleep. They can fascinatingly snooze and doze off almost anywhere, anytime they want, and under any circumstance! Did you know that they sleep an average of 15 hours a day, and that some cats can sleep for an entire 24 hours? No wonder, they are often [...]

26 04, 2016

Quick Look- Why do Cats Purr?

By | 2016-04-26T15:42:00+00:00 April 26, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Do you ever ask yourself why cats purr? In fact, this is the most common sound a cat makes. However, most people do not know about purring, but they are aware of growling, hissing, chatting, meowing and chirping. Just observe the behavior of your cat. Is she looks relaxed? Is she on her back? Are [...]

16 04, 2016

Should You Declaw Your Cat?

By | 2016-04-16T22:12:41+00:00 April 16, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Most cat owners are faced with the dilemma of declawing their precious pet. Is it really necessary or something your kitty can claw his or her way through and get away with? Though your cat's thoughts may remain a secret, there's no mystery when it comes to learning about this procedure. Weighing its pros and [...]