Too often we have people joining the forums begging for help with feline behaviors which disrupt their lives. “Help! I’m about to lose my mind because my cat won’t let me sleep at night!” “Why can’t I have any nice things? Kitty keeps breaking everything that I place on the shelf…” “My hands are covered
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Do you have your heart set on being the proud owner of both a cat and a dog? Cats and dogs can and do happily share their lives together in the same household, but establishing a safe environment for both can be a challenge. There is something inherently appealing about interspecies friendship. The thought of
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Having “invisible cat” problems? Is your cat nowhere to be seen? Wondering if and how to get your cat to come out of hiding? There are many possible reasons for your cat to be out of sight. Let’s go over different situations where a cat may be hiding and see what – if anything at
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The skin is the largest organ a body has and that goes for cats as well as humans. The skin can be directly affected by disease and parasites or it can display symptoms that are related to a disease in another body part. Here’s a quick overview of feline skin conditions and what you can
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“Help! My cat is having kittens, and I think there’s a problem!“ When we get that title to a thread, it’s usually accompanied by several more exclamation marks. Indeed, when you think something is going wrong with a birth, it can be immensely stressful. If your cat is giving birth right now and there’s an
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Giardiasis is an intestinal infection caused by a parasite. It is found in dogs and humans, too. It’s not a worm, but a one-celled protozoan, so tiny it’s microscopic. Your veterinarian will have to diagnose giardia – you won’t be able to tell by looking for evidence. Cats usually get giardia by ingesting the organism,
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Getting rid of fleas is hard to do anytime but kittens present a whole different problem than cats. Their little bodies can’t withstand medicines that adult cats can handle. What do you do? Does the kitten really have fleas? First, be sure any itching is really due to fleas. Take a fine toothed comb and
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When we are safe in our abode relaxing stress-free, our mental energy boosts and we would be capable enough to accomplish whatever we have aimed at. This is not possible when you are under some threat or afraid of something. This rule of human nature directly applies to your pets too. Pets provide us happiness
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There’s a lot of conflicting information about just how cats see the world around them. Because we can’t see through our cats’ eyes, the only way we can really find the truth is through scientific research. What follows is the most-often agreed-upon understandings of cat eyes. First, let’s start out with a basic eye-anatomy refresher
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When a beat-up minivan pulled into the Farmington Pet Adoption Center’s parking lot, shelter manager Wendy King greeted the middle-aged couple who had lost their jobs in South Carolina and had traveled to the Midwest to live with relatives. When that arrangement didn’t work out, they were forced to live in their van. The accommodations
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The internet loves cats. It’s guestimated that a staggering 15 percent of all traffic on the web is cat-related, with about 310 million cat videos and about 6.5 billion feline photos in cyberspace — a number that’s grow- ing while you’re reading. But, social media sites are also “giant confessionals” with cat owners admitting to
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