Posts Categorized: Cat Health

The Flea that Won’t Flee: How to Become a Flea Fighter

So you’ve seen your cat scratching and rubbing himself to relieve a pesky itch.  In a short time, you catch your dog doing the same thing. Allergies? Dry skin? Then you find it; the tiny black speck that jumps from your wall to the kitchen counter. Oh no. FLEAS. These annoying critters are good at…

Am I Saving an Animal if I Buy From a Pet Store?

We’ve all heard the saying, “adopt don’t shop” but what does it really mean? For some of us, we understand that rescuing a pet from a shelter is a definite way to save a life. However, some argue that by buying a companion animal from a crowded and cramped cell of a pet store is…

Tips on Toxins: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Pets Safe

As March rolls in, “Pet Poison Prevention and Awareness Month” is upon us. As our pets usually spend the majority of their time inside the house and surrounding areas, it’s important to get familiar with your common household belongings, such as food, cleaning supplies, and medications, that can cause serious harm to your kiddos. Below,…

Tell-Tail Signs: How to Read your Cat’s Body Language

Do you ever wonder what your cat is thinking or what they may be trying to tell you? Perhaps a playful paw could be misinterpreted as aggression. Perhaps, a hiss may be misinterpreted as an act of playfulness. Truth is, our feline friends are communicating to us more often than we think! Below, we will…

Catch Me if You Can: How to Tell if Your Pet Suffers From Thyroid Problems

It’s always alarming when your, once-perky-and-energetic pet looks up at you with droopy, melancholic eyes, to let you know something is physically wrong. Because our furry children don’t speak, it’s important to know what the common health concerns are, how to spot them, and how to solve these issues. Below, we discuss the importance of…

Turkey Day Takeaways: How to Keep Your Pets Safe This Thanksgiving

Ah Thanksgiving… a time for giving thanks and, well… FOOD. But we mustn’t forget that the holidays can also cause some subtle mayhem and stress that may cause our furry friends to fall by the wayside. Such stressors like in-laws making their debut, feeling the pressure of hosting, and managing everyone’s different energies can keep…