Yes - we all love chonky cats. They're smooshy, cute, and wobbly. Unfortunately, the reality is that cats who are overweight are at greater risk for serious health issues. This is especially true for cats who spend all or most of their time indoors. In order to be sure our cats remain healthy, it's up to us as pet parents to educate ourselves in how to do this.
September is all about pet health and being aware of when they are in pain. Our cat friends often don't show that they are in pain until they are very sick. As pet owners, we are often the first people who will notice when something is 'off' about our furry friends. Here are the signs to be aware of that your cat is not feeling well and what you can do to help!
Did you know that less than half of the cats living in the U.S. get annual vet visits? Cats need routine vet visits, even if they are strictly indoor cats. Regular vet visits can help ensure your feline friend lives a long, heathy and happy life. In recognition of Take Your Cat To The Vet Day, we've listed out three reasons why you should be sure your cat gets into see the vet at least once a year, regardless of illness.
New kittens are wonderful, exciting....Hey, remember me? It's your older cat that you already have.
Introducing a new kitten to your older cat can be stressful at first, but with a little bit of time, they will learn to coexist. Before bringing your new kitten home, read over these do's and don'ts for when you introduce a new kitten to your older cat that will help make your (and your cats) lives easier.
Thunderstorms may be fun to watch for us, but our pets may not agree. When our pet is stressed and scared, it can be difficult for us as pet owners to see them uncomfortable. Taking an inside look into why thunderstorms cause our pets to be afraid and what we can do to help them relax can give both us and our pets peace of mind.
July 15 is National Pet Fire Safety Day, but why is it so important? Well, our furry friends can't pick up the phone and call 9-1-1 or open a door or window to easily get out of a burning building. With 500,000 pets affected by house fires every year, it's up to us as pet owners to ensure the safety of our pets in the event of a fire.