Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Cat Lifestyle

outdoor cats

Outdoor Cats Debate — Part I

Addressing problems caused by feral, stray and free-roaming felines – and finding solutions that benefit both cats and communities. Over the past few years, we...
Venus…she was “born this way”!

Venus…she was “born this way”!

Her bi-colored face attracts attention wherever she goes. Venus is now world-famous, and this laid-back kitty with the loving personality is helping to promote animal...
immunocompromised

Immunocompromised and living with your cat

If you are immunocompromised, you have a higher chance of contracting infections from your cat, but that doesn’t mean you have to get rid of...
exploring the outdoors

Letting your cat explore the outdoors

From harnesses to strollers to enclosures, there are several hazard-free ways for your cat to enjoy the great outdoors. The mantra today is that cats...
Feline fitness — 10 ways to keep tabby trim

Feline fitness — 10 ways to keep tabby trim

Don't underestimate the importance of feline fitness! Cats are popular because they’re “easy” to care for. They don’t have to be walked or trained like...
gerd cats

GERD in cats

Even cats can suffer from acid reflux or gastro esophageal disease (GERD). As I watched our cat Cici grooming her paw, I noticed something wasn’t...
Nala

Nala the “undercat”

This gorgeous "undercat" named Nala is an internet star and poster child for shelter adoption. There’s something arresting about Nala’s eyes. Perhaps it’s because they’re...

Monty — rare as a diamond

Born without a nasal bone, Monty is an affectionate and sociable kitty who is showing the world that appearances don’t matter. With his widely-spaced eyes...
litter box options for your cat

Looking for the best litter box?

From basic plastic trays to high-tech automated models, there’s lots to choose from when it comes to a litter box. A cat’s refusal to use...
feline homing instincts

Feline homing instincts

Many lost or relocated cats are able to find their way home again, even over vast distances using their homing instincts. Feline behavior is often...

Black Cat Rescue

Dark-coated kitties have a harder time getting adopted than their more colorful cousins, but Black Cat Rescue is changing that. When Jennifer Stott and Samantha...
Is your cat over-grooming?

Is your cat over-grooming?

Cats spend a lot of time grooming, but if they start showing bald patches, it could signal a behavioral problem called psychogenic alopecia —...
Camping with your cat

Camping with cats

Have you ever considered taking your cat with you on a camping trip? It might be easier than you think, and she will love...

Treating ear mites in cats

Ear mites are a common feline problem that can make your cat miserable. Check out these effective treatment options. Abby recently adopted a young cat...