How do fireworks affect cats and how do I help my scared cat?

Cats associate loud noises with danger, therefore lots of cats become stressed as a result of fireworks and the loud noises they make.The noise and flashes can cause cats to run off in a panic and, sadly, every year our emergency vets see hundreds of pets who have been involved in road traffic accidents after . . . → Read More: How do fireworks affect cats and how do I help my scared cat?

Are Cats Protective of Their Humans?

Published by Christine O’Brien | Article Featured on Hills Pet

Dogs are known for being fiercely devoted to their pet parents, but is there such thing as a protective cat? Learn whether your kitty feels protective of you and how they might let you know it.

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Common Causes of Chronic Vomiting in Cats

Article Featured on HealthyPets.com

Sadly, persistent vomiting in feline family members is so commonplace these days that many pet parents and even some veterinarians believe it’s somehow “normal.” However, the reality is that chronic vomiting is a sign something’s wrong.

It’s worth noting that big cats in the wild don’t routinely vomit. In addition, . . . → Read More: Common Causes of Chronic Vomiting in Cats

Pet Cancer Awareness

Dr. David Hunley, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology) – Gold Coast Center for Veterinary Care | Article Featured on Whahzoo

Cancer in dogs and cats

About 1 in every 4 dogs and cats will develop some form of cancer in their lifetime, and the incidence of cancer-development increases with age (there is a higher risk in . . . → Read More: Pet Cancer Awareness

Why cats have more lives than dogs when it comes to snakebites

Article Featured on ScienceDaily

Cats are twice as likely to survive a venomous snakebite than dogs, and the reasons behind this strange phenomenon have just been revealed. The research team compared the effects of snake venoms on the blood clotting agents in dogs and cats, hoping to help save the lives of our furry . . . → Read More: Why cats have more lives than dogs when it comes to snakebites

What to Know About Feeding Your Cat

Article Featured on PetMD

Whether your cat is a picky eater or a little on the pudgy side, she probably lets you know how she feels about what you put in her bowl.

“Cats are very opinionated about food, and a lot of their food preferences are formed in the first year,” says Julie . . . → Read More: What to Know About Feeding Your Cat

Differences between Indoor Cats and Outdoor Cats

Article Featured on Everyday Health

Cats have become one of the most popular pets in the world, but indoor cats are sometimes much different from cats that live outside or that are allowed to come and go as they please. In addition to certain physical differences because of being confined to the inside of . . . → Read More: Differences between Indoor Cats and Outdoor Cats

Cat Zoomies: Why Your Cat Gets Them & When to Call the Vet

Article Featured on Hillspet.com

If you’ve ever seen your cat go from zero to 60 in just a few seconds — from catnapping to making a wild dash across the floor — they probably had a case of the cat zoomies. But what are cat zoomies and why does your usually chill cat get . . . → Read More: Cat Zoomies: Why Your Cat Gets Them & When to Call the Vet

Worming Schedule for Puppies, Dogs, Kittens and Cats

Article Featured on Valley Vet

Worms are probably one of the most common ailments of puppies and kittens but can be cured. Hookworms and roundworms are the most common worms found in puppies and kittens. This is a guide for deworming as recommended by the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists.

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Feline Taurine Deficiency

Article Featured on CatHealth

Taurine is an amino acid that’s necessary for a cat’s body to work correctly. However, unlike in dogs and people, cats can’t make their own taurine out of other amino acids. That makes taurine an essential amino acid for cats. It must be provided at proper levels in their diets.

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