One of the easiest and most effective ways of preventing your cat from getting sick is by making sure she gets all her vaccinations on a regular basis. Kittens need vaccinations every two to four weeks until they are at least 14 weeks of age. Most vets follow the schedules given below, although there may be some variation from state & Read more �
Cats can groom themselves, so they don't need to be washed as often as dogs. However, you may have to wash your cat from time to time. You may have to give your cat a flea bath, for example. Longhaired cats need to be bathed periodically to keep their hair from tangling and matting.
Washing a cat isn't easy. With & Read more �
What are the benefits of Advanced Nutrition Foods?
Advanced Nutrition Foods are more digestive because they use higher quality proteins -- that means your pet gets more nutrients in every ounce of food. It also means you feed less, so there is around 20% less stool. Because you feed less, it only costs about 10-15 cents more per day & Read more �
Life stages refer to the various developmental stages of a pet's life. For cats, we classify the stages into kitten, adult and senior. During these stages, some cats may require a lower calorie diet for inactive or overweight cats, a hairball diet for longhaired cats or a diet designed to affect the cat's urinary tract. It's extremely important to ensure & Read more �
Many Pet Parents wonder if it's better to provide their cat a diet from a can or from a bag -- that is, feed their cat moist or dry food. Truth be told, most cats can thrive on any cat specific diet -- be it dry or canned--as long as it's complete and balanced for the special feline needs.
The following & Read more �
Although grooming is healthy, some cats practice excessive grooming, which can actually cause problems. What are some of these problems that could develop? Skin inflammation, hair loss, or development of hairballs can result from grooming, particularly excessive grooming.
Why do cats get hairballs?
Occasional light scratching is normal. However, persistent scratching or pawing at the ears or head can be an indication of ear infection, injury, excess earwax, something lodged in the ear or skin problems. Some ear problems may not be easily visible and require a deep ear exam by a veterinarian to be properly evaluated. Any discharge, odor, redness, pain, swelling, & Read more �
Many cats are excellent self-groomers and rarely need ear care, while others should have routine cleanings. If you notice wax, dirt or other debris, then it is probably time for a cleaning.
For those cats that need it, cleaning and caring for your pet's ears are important ways to reduce the chance for ear infections and excess waxy build up. & Read more �
Few creatures are as fastidious as felines. They can spend hours licking their coats, and when they've covered every inch, they'll happily start again. They don't seem to mind swallowing a little hair -- it's all part of good grooming.
Sometimes, however, fur that should pass right through the digestive system gets trapped in the stomach. As more and more & Read more �
Diabetes mellitus is a serious medical condition where your pet cannot control her blood sugar levels due to problems with insulin production or function. It has many symptoms, but the most common that concerns Pet Parents are excessive urination, excessive thirst and eating while losing weight.
Glucose is the main energy source that body cells need to operate efficiently. Your cat’s & Read more �