Health and Care
Adopting a Cat or Kitten
Cats are one of the most popular pets around the world and can be the perfect companion for many. But, before you decide to adopt a cat or kitten there are some questions you should ask yourself.
American Animal Hospital Association [offsite link]
AAHA provides accurate, up-to-date information about pet healthcare and general behavior problems.
Ask Dr. Larry [offsite link]
Famous vet Dr. Larry answers your questions about cats and other pets
Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Cats
The most important benefit of spaying or neutering your cat is helping decrease the problem of feline overpopulation. There are also several behavioral and health benefits to getting your cat spayed or neutered.
Cat Dental Health Facts
February is National Pet Dental Health Month. As we begin this month long celebration of dental health, here are some interesting and educational facts about cat dental health.
Cat health and well being [offsite link]
Links to different sites that offer information on cat health topics
Cats and Poisonous Plants
Many of the plants that adorn our homes can be poisonous, even deadly, to our beloved feline friends.
Declawing Your Cat – Should You or Shouldn't You?
That is a question facing many cat owners. Some think declawing isn’t harmful to the cat and others disagree...
Evacuating with Your Cats
It’s important to have a plan in place in the event evacuating with your cat or cats becomes a necessity. There are many reasons why you might need to evacuate with your cat or other pets.
Facts about declawing [offsite link]
Description of declawing procedure and posible complications.
Feline CRF - Chronic Renal Failure
Chronic Renal Failure (CRF), or kidney failure is quite common in cats, especially older cats, and unfortunately there is no cure.
Feline Illness Online Support Groups
No matter what illness your cat might be suffering from, chances are there is an online support group for you.
Flea Prevention for Cats
As we near summer, the threat of flea infestation increases and your cat can become a vulnerable victim. Here is an overview of some of the products available for flea prevention and some helpful hints.
Giving Indoor Cats the Benefits of the Outdoors
What can pet owners do to have the benefits of an indoor cat, but give them the opportunity of the outdoors?
Hurricane Preparedness for Your Cats
During hurricane season a reality for many of us is that we need to be prepared for these natural disasters. We must prepare for not only ourselves, but for our cats and other pets as well.
Kitty Proof Home [offsite link]
Bringing a new kitty home and kitty proofing your home
Litter Box Issues - Medical Problems
By nature cats are very clean animals, so when your cat starts eliminating outside the litter box there is most definitely a reason behind this change. Oftentimes cats will go outside the litter box if they are not healthy.
Litter Box Issues – Behavioral Problems
There are a variety of reasons why you might be experiencing litter box issues with your cat. Many of these reasons can be traced to behavioral problems.
Luxury Pet Resort at Walt Disney World
Have you ever wanted to take your cat to a luxury pet resort while you vacation as well? Now you can!
Should I Spay or Neuter My Cat
After adopting a new cat or kitten, you might be asking yourself if you should spay or neuter your new feline family member.
Swheat Scoop - Cat Litter Review
Swheat Scoop Cat Litter is a natural alternative to clay clumping litters. Here's my review.
The Internet Animal Hospital [offsite link]
Healthcare information written by vets, articles, photos, etc.
Tips for Saving on Cat Supplies
Let’s face it, during these tough economics times we need all the help we can get when it comes to saving. Here are some tips for saving when you’re shopping for various supplies for your cat or cats.
Tips on Cat Care While You're Away - Caregiver's Home
If it's not possible to arrange for someone to come to your home or for you to board your kitty, you might choose to take your cat to a relative, friend or neighbor's house.
Tips on Cat Care While You’re Away – Boarding
Last time we explored tips for leaving your cat at home while you´re away. Now let´s focus on looking at the option of boarding your kitty during your absence.
Tips on Cat Care While You’re Away – Home Care
Most cats prefer to stay in the comfort of their own home. So arranging for someone to come to your house and look after your cat while you’re away would be ideal.
Topical Flea Treatment for Cats
There are many topical spot-on flea products for cats on market. Several of these products have horrible reviews and are potentially dangerous for cats.
Traveling with Cats - Road Trip
So you’ve made plans for your next road trip. You’ve decided to take your cat with you.
Vaccinations for Cats
Since preventative health care is just as important for your cat as it is for you, there are some vaccinations your veterinarian might recommend for your cat or kitten.
By guest author Rev. Jaclin Meade Scott. What You Don’t Know Can Kill Your Cats
Vet Info [offsite link]
Cat healthcare information - alphabetical index
Why Cats Need Water
Water is a necessary part of your cat’s diet and essential to your cat’s health and well-being.
World Spay Day
World Spay Day is an annual campaign of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Humane Society International that spotlights the importance of spaying and neutering. World Spay Day is officially celebrated on the last Tuesday of February.
World's Best Cat Litter - Review
World's Best Cat Litter is made from whole kernel corn. It does not contain clay, chemicals or fragrances. World's Best Cat litter is non-toxic, scoopable, biodegradable and flushable. Here is my review.
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