Cats Need Their Claws: Alternatives to Declawing Your Cat

If your cat has been destroying your brand-new furniture, climbing your curtains, and perhaps latching onto your leg, you may have considered declawing. However, declawing in cats is not a benign procedure, and is not recommended by many leading veterinary organizations. In fact, declawing is banned in countries around the world, and some U.S. states [...]

By |2021-01-10T20:32:03+00:00January 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cats Need Their Claws: Alternatives to Declawing Your Cat

The Not So Sweet Facts About Diabetes in Cats

November is National Pet Diabetes Month. While not as much fun as National Hug Your Cat Day (June 4th), this is a great time for pet parents to brush up on the causes and symptoms of this disease. Type II diabetes is the second most common endocrine disease we see in cats and is being [...]

By |2020-11-11T07:25:51+00:00November 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Not So Sweet Facts About Diabetes in Cats

Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

Understanding Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC) With all of the changes in everyone’s household these days, some of our feline friends are having trouble adjusting to the new normal. From owners being at home instead of at work to the kids running around all day, our cats are having to adapt. While many cats are enjoying [...]

By |2020-05-19T09:42:05+00:00May 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

COVID-19 and Cats: What We Know, What to Do, and How to Help

What is COVID-19? According to the Center for Disease Control, COVID-19 is caused by a strain of coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. While there are many different strains of coronaviruses, most are not spread between animals and people. However, transmission between animals and people has occurred with MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV, and now with COVID-19. I am positive or [...]

By |2020-04-17T12:21:48+00:00April 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on COVID-19 and Cats: What We Know, What to Do, and How to Help

Harmonizing a Multi-Cat Household

Introducing a new cat into your home if you already have another kitty can be challenging. But with patience and hard work, you can have a multi-cat household that’s not only rewarding for you, but for your new kitty crew as well. The most important tip is to take things slowly. When bringing a new [...]

By |2020-03-30T13:14:28+00:00March 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Harmonizing a Multi-Cat Household

New Year, New You: Helping Your Cat Stay Active

Okay so we don’t frequently set New Year’s resolutions for our cats, but if you have a tubby feline at home then it might be a good place to start. Overweight cats are at risk for diabetes, additional strain on joints, and other diseases. Make the resolution to get healthy by helping your cat kick [...]

By |2020-03-12T12:52:22+00:00February 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Year, New You: Helping Your Cat Stay Active

Feline Constipation: The Hard Truth

Constipation: The Hard Truth Just like with people, your cat’s gut health can tell us a lot about how the body is doing overall. Any changes in frequency, color or consistency can be a sign that something’s wrong. If your cat typically has a bowel movement daily and then suddenly goes several days without one, [...]

By |2020-03-12T16:33:17+00:00January 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Feline Constipation: The Hard Truth

Beating the Winter Blues

As winter starts to officially set in and the days feel short, it’s easy for you and your cat to feel a little blue – maybe even stir crazy! This month we’ll talk about some ways to keep your indoor cat entertained, active and happy during the winter. Bird Watching One of the simplest ways [...]

By |2020-03-12T12:45:00+00:00December 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beating the Winter Blues

Adventure Cats: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Adventure cats is one of the latest crazes not only in the feline world but the Internet too! We’ve probably all seen the scenic Instagram photos and thought to ourselves “How do you get your cat to do that?!” While it’s not for every cat, it can be a fun bonding experience for you both. [...]

By |2020-03-12T05:05:23+00:00November 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adventure Cats: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Halloween Safety Tips: Casting a Spell for a Feline Friendly Holiday

Halloween is upon us! While it’s a fun holiday for most, it can be a scary and even dangerous one for cats. From indoor decoration hazards to open doors, it’s important to be mindful of seasonal hazards. This month we’ll talk about how to help your cat have a safe and happy Halloween. If [...]

By |2020-03-11T12:48:40+00:00October 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Halloween Safety Tips: Casting a Spell for a Feline Friendly Holiday
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