Have you wondered about what plants are poisonous to cats? Plants can add a certain ambiance to your home, and some are even great for cats to chew on or hide in. But quite a few are toxic to cats and can be deadly. Here is a list of some common houseplants that are toxic
With summer swiftly approaching, and with it, an increase in mosquitos, Dr. Guilherme Verocai, a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology and director of the Parasitology Diagnostic Laboratory at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has advice for combatting the most common mosquito-borne diseases, including heartworms, the most
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) is commonly known as Feline AIDS because of its similarities to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). FIV is relatively uncommon, but it can have serious impacts on a cat’s health and well-being. With proper care, cats with FIV can live many years and usually can share a household with other, FIV-negative cats.
Is your cat spraying? There are a number of reasons why your cat may be not using the litter box. Accidents can happen, but that urine smell is challenging to eliminate! We’ve laid out a few tips below to help you to get rid of the cat pee smell from your carpet, clothes, couch, and
With summer fast approaching, it’s important to keep in mind how heat affects your cat. Heat stroke can leave you with a huge vet bill, or worse, it can be deadly. Cat’s have very few sweat glands, mainly in their paws, so must find other ways to cool themselves down. Here are our top tips
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Looking for the world’s best cat litter? We all want the perfect product, but everyone’s needs (and cats) are different. There are tons of kitty litter options available so we’ve compiled a list of the best cat litter based on customer reviews on Amazon and unique features that are helpful depending on household preferences. Whether
Brandi Miller, a veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has advice for managing cat acne and avoiding infections. Cat acne can occur for many reasons, though the specific cause is usually unknown. Typically, the hair follicles on the chin produce too much oil, causing lesions and other bumps.
We asked Cynthia Chomos, feng shui expert, catio designer, and founder of Catio Spaces, for an easy to implement plan to make sure your home has good chi where your cats are concerned. Cynthia has been a feng shui consultant for over 20 years and is passionate about design, nature, and cats; she’s an expert
Stephanie Roach’s kitten was born with brain damage and suffered seizures—until Stephanie started giving her hemp-based cannabidiol, known as CBD. Katherine Ann Howe’s 22-year old Siamese cat was crippled by arthritis. Since giving him CBD oil he is jumping on and off the bed without help. His mood is also better, which she credits to
To your cat, a scratching post is a sign post and scent soaker indicating his belonging. So if you want your cat to use his scratching posts and not your couch, the placement of the scratching post, among other things, matters—a lot. There’s a reason your cat gravitates to your couch (or rug, or bed
An interview with cat behaviourist and author Mieshelle Nagelschneider, aka The Cat Whisperer™ Calm your cat, help him handle stress better, create peace in your multi-cat household—feline pheromones can do it all! We asked Mieshelle Nagelschneider, a Harvard University-trained cat behaviourist at The Cat Behavior Clinic and author of The Cat Whisperer, the acclaimed feline
It is no secret that kitties love to lounge! To keep our furry friends as snuggly as possible, we look to Critter Crafting who are dedicated to keeping furbabies comfy and cozy wherever they decide to spend their time, whether that is on a cat tree, the couch, bed, window seat, or in a travel carrier!
When temperatures begin to drop, many of us find ourselves worried about the outdoor cats in our neighbourhoods. Are they okay out there and how can we keep cats safe in the cold? Cats are resilient, but they can always use a hand staying warm and healthy during cold weather, says Becky Robinson, president and