Health

Keep Halloween Candy Away From Your Cat

In general, a cat doesn’t have a sweet tooth but that doesn’t mean she won’t try to swipe a piece of Halloween candy. Some cats have developed a taste for sugary foods from having been offered them by their cat parents. Additionally, some cats may initially be attracted to the wrapper and then will attempt …

Feline Cognitive Dysfunction

If you’ve been feeling as if your older kitty is getting senile, there may be more to it than you realize. Age-related Feline Cognitive Dysfunction, also referred to as Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome, is the feline version of human Alzheimer’s disease. More than just the typical behavioral changes associated with age, cats with CDS can display symptoms …

Protect your Pet from Antifreeze Poisoning

Antifreeze (ethylene glycol) is a product added to car windshield wiper reservoirs and in car radiators to prevent freezing. Antifreeze poisoning occurs when pets lick or drink any of the substance that may have spilled or leaked onto driveways, garage floors or parking lots. You can usually recognize it by the bright green color. While …

Caring for Older Cats

  Our companion cats are living longer thanks to constant advancements in veterinary care, more awareness concerning high quality nutrition, and better attention paid to their emotional, physical and mental needs. Every cat is unique though and age-related issues may start to show up in one cat at the age of seven while his feline housemate …