One of the questions that seem to pop up regularly is what to do with a cat that struggles when it's left on its own over varying periods of time? Some cats really have a hard time when they are left on their own when their owners go off to work or go out on social occasions they find that they
Rashes caused by feline miliary dermatitis, also known as cat eczema, are extremely common in domesticated cats. These itchy rashes are caused by allergies and may be worsened by nutritional deficiencies or stress. Severe cases of miliary dermatitis require corticosteroids such as prednisone, which
While many cat breeds are popular among their aficionados, my favorite "breed," and that of many of my readers, is the so-called domestic cat, also known affectionately as moggie, alley-cat, or what is called in cat shows that include them, "household pet." My readers responded e
Kidney failure in a cat happens even when the owner does everything to take good care of his pet. Improvement in the quality of cat foods and more indoor cats has cut down on the number of cats that get kidney failure. Kidney failure can be treatable in many cases depending on how severe the failure
Many cat lovers are seeking natural means of increasing the health of their pets. Options include food choices, supplements and a variety of therapeutic modalities
A friend sent me a cute photo of a cat wearing a bonnet from the popular ICanHasCheezburger site. The cat sez, "Hope u dont plan on returning it cause ur blood will leave stains." The few times I've tried to put hats or outfits on my cats, I've gotten the same response.Just out o
Cat urine odor removal methods are available a dime a dozen now a days but unfortunately not all of them work. What you require is a solution that will get rid of the problem once and for all so that you a live in harmony with your pets without the worry of having your house all messed up.
Cats by their very nature, are very clean animals and will do their best to remain clean. Grooming helps keep cats clean and in top condition.
Follow the story of barn cat Tiger Lily and her three kittens through an amazing saga of rescue, travel and adoption. This happy ending story will delight cat lovers.
Children can learn to care for a pet cat by playing games.boy cuddling his pet kitten image by Stepanov from Fotolia.comCaring for a kitten is a time-consuming job for a while. Aside from getting a kitten regular shots and veterinary care, there are three areas of care that are essential...
Cat scratchingscratching cat image by Lucid_Exposure from Fotolia.comA cat's itching skin may be the result of many underlying conditions, such as allergies, flea bites, dry patches and even parasites. Excessive scratching can lead to more serious problems such as hair loss and infection....
A cat's urinary system cleanses the body of the metabolic waste created each day. It does this by making urine, and in doing so regulates your cat's bodily fluids. FLUTD, or feline lower urinary tract disease, occurs for a variety of reasons, and can have serious and even deadly consequences.
An affordable way to get a Bengal cat is through rescue organizations. These are non-profit, private organizations that aim to save, rehabilitate, and re-home abused and neglected Bengals.
Cat health care requires knowing your pet and knowing when something is wrong. Warning signs such as change in appetite, weight loss, weakness and changes in bathroom habits can account for some serious cat health care problems.
We celebrate red cats in our December Picture Calendar, but we love them year-round. December is a great month for snuggling with your cat in front of a crackling fire, particularly if your cat mirrors the colors of the flames. We also can't forget that December cats are red for the color of Ch
Cats with allergies don't always exhibit the kinds of symptoms one would expect. For example, cats allergic to airborne substances may develop skin rashes rather than cough and sneeze as humans do. Allergic cats display many symptoms, and some resemble those of other diseases, so make sure to take y
If you are an avid pet lover, then one of the best things that you can purchase is a timed cat food dispenser as these really handy to have around the home. Raising a cat can really be a rewarding experience but you also need to ensure that they are well taken care of.
All mange is caused by tiny mites that live on animals' bodies. Vets use the term "sarcoptic mange" to refer to any type of infectious mange in a cat. Since infectious mange not only causes severe itching, skin irritation and infection but also can be transmitted to humans, it's important to treat y
Just like humans, cats also experience the discomfort of flatulence. However, there are things that can be done to decrease the amount of flatulence they produce.
Giving your cat supplements is an important step in helping prevent disease and maintain health. This is a basic fact. Cats get healthier and stronger if they regularly take vitamins, herbs and minerals. In addition, these supplements also protect your pet from illnesses. A daily supplement will giv