Cat Care

Saying Goodby to Your Cat

One of the most difficult times in life we face is saying goodby to our beloved pets. And how do we judge when it’s time to let them go to the Rainbow Bridge. This is not a decision to be taken lightly. There are many instances when a health setback is a temporary condition that […]

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Should You Shave Your Pet for Summer?

In the northern hemisphere of our world, it won’t be long before the lazy, hazy days of summer are upon us. We shed our heavy winter coats and clothes and wonder about our pets shedding their winter coats. Of course for our pets, shedding might mean shaving them. Shaving them is something to take seriously […]

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Do Cats Always Land On Their Feet?

Contrary to popular belief, cats don’t always land on their feet. If cats fall a short distance, they can usually right themselves and land on their feet. They have very small collarbones which allow them to fit through small spaces and their backbones are very flexible, more so than other animals. Their spines have about […]

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Protecting Stray Cats in Winter

If you live in a part of the world that experiences frigid temperatures every winter, you can imagine how much homeless cats suffer living without any shelter to speak of. Some of the warmer places cats seek out such as car engines pose an even greater danger than the weather. We can help these poor […]

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Feline High-Rise Syndrome

When cats fall from a certain height, they usually land on their feet as they can adjust their bodies in flight to help avoid injury. But it can be dangerous if you live with your cat several floors up in a high-rise apartment house without proper protection. A window can accidentally be left open, a […]

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Update on Feline Contraceptive FeralStat

2013 The lead physician who developed FeralStat passed away and it seems, since 2011, the product has not been available. No information about FeralStat is forthcoming and no one knows what happened to it. Alternatively, people taking care of cats privately, in shelters or rescues are attempting to purchase the active ingredient in FeralStat which […]

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Care of Kitty’s Coat

A cat’s thick, dense coat, short or long, has as many as 130,000 hairs per square inch. And the cat’s coat is more than just a beautiful adornment. Cat’s fur offers protection from the elements, provides the cat with information about surroundings and helps in the manufacture of nutrients. If your cat’s coat is looking […]

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Living with a Lame Pet

If your pet is lame, either temporarily or permanently, you will have to make some changes in its care. Caring for a lame dog Lameness in dogs is very common and can be due to injury or a chronic condition. The first thing to do when you notice this problem is to take your dog […]

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Kitten Korner

I don’t know anyone who can pass by a kitten without saying “aww, how cute.” If you’re thinking about adopting a kitten, prepare for a fun time. As tiny as they are, they tug at our hearts. You can adopt a kitten from an animal shelter or, if you prefer a purebred, choose a reliable […]

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Keep Your Kitty Cool in Summer

Cats are usually smart enough to find the coolest places to rest in when temperatures soar. But they too can suffer from the effects of summer heat. You can help your cat avoid heatstroke or sunburn by keeping him indoors in a cool area on extremely hot days. If it’s impossible to keep your cat […]