Month: November 2017

Not sure what to get the feline fanatic in your life? Santa Kitty has you covered with these unique gifts for cat lovers! 1. Modcloth’s Wherefore Art Thou, Ro-meow Tights Modcloth’s Wherefore Art Thou, Ro-meow Tights. And perfect weather for these Wherefore Art Thou, Ro-meow Tights. When you want to give a lot without spending a
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Adventuring can be great for a cat’s development and temperament, but sharing life with a feline adventurer can be good for humans too. For Siberian cat McKinley and his owner, Charlotte Simons, it’s a mutually beneficial adventure. As a full-time student at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, Simons, who’s been diagnosed with endometriosis and
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Animals land in shelters for many reasons, including that their humans moved or had a baby. By: 825545 Of the numerous causes that have captivated my interest and attention, animal rights has always been high on the list. I considered myself to be reasonably informed on the basics of animal advocacy, legislative efforts, protection and
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The holidays are a great time to spoil your cat, and why not do it in style? Of course, kitty deserves a treat year-round, but why not splurge this season? These holiday gift ideas for cats are sure to spread seasonal cheer: 1. Holiday beds and hideaways Run down the Christmas Cat Ball at thecatball.com. The holidays
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Pet insurance is big business now. By: saucysalad Nothing like a great veterinary conference in the best city in the world to get my mind off my pre-holiday anxiety. Two busy days in New York City afforded me some great continuing education and got me thinking about the major changes that have taken place in
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Our elegant feline friends usually keep their mouths shut. A cat that opens his or her mouth for no apparent reason is a sight that alarms an attentive owner – sometimes with good reason! Why is Kitty’s mouth hanging open? It could be a harmless form of behavior called “the Flehmen reaction” or it could
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We have all known wonderful, endearing felines that have enhanced our lives and that, sadly, have succumbed to one of several deadly diseases that plague cats. Fortunately, ongoing research has made great strides to find cures for illnesses such as chronic kidney disease, feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), diabetes, cancer and more. The
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Leaving a pet outside without any shelter all day or all night can be considered abuse. By: chandacastillo Nobody likes to see pets being neglected, mishandled or abused, but the unfortunate truth is that it happens a lot more than we’d like to think. When it’s a neighbor, we are afforded a front-row seat to
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 6–10 pounds Life Expectancy: 11–16 years The Somali is a beautiful, medium-sized cat with a full, fluffy tail. Some of its features resemble a wild fox, such as its large ears. This muscular cat has large, expressive eyes that range from green to copper. The ticked coat usually comes in ruddy, red,
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Many cats love munching on some fresh green grass. Experts believe chewing greenery provides cats with extra nutrients that are hard to get through meat alone. Others think that eating grass is an instinctive way for cats to naturally prevent hair accumulation in the intestines. Whatever the reason, chances are your cat will love having
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