Color Changes in Cats’ Gums

Damage to your cat’s tongue, teeth, palate and gums can lead to many health risks. Color changes in your pet’s mouth can indicate dental and other medical issues. Your cat’s gums should be firm and pink, says WebMD’s pet section, not white, black or red, and should show no signs of swelling. The teeth should… Read more »

Cat Scratch Fever – What Is It, Really?

Sixteen years ago this month, the movie “Detroit Rock City” landed in theaters, bringing with it Ted Nugent’s classic “Cat Scratch Fever” as covered by Pantera, reviving the 1977 classic and bringing it a new following at the turn of the millennium. While the song’s themes are a bit risqué, the song’s name does relate… Read more »

When to Spay or Neuter

The decision to spay or neuter your pet is one that is often easy to make. As Bob Barker always closed out each episode of “The Price is Right,” having pets spayed and neutered can help control the pet population, but beyond that it can also be beneficial for your pet’s health and eliminate “bad”… Read more »

Tips to Deter Your Cat from Scratching

How many times have you had to try and scare your cat away from clawing at the edges of your couch or other furniture? Cat scratches can quickly turn your fine furniture into tattered fabric, ruining the nice looks and comforts of your home. There are many methods to use to deter your cat from… Read more »

Why Do Cats Like Catnip?

Most cat lovers know that catnip is a special treat for cats that often makes them act out of character. For some, they get hyper, others get super affectionate, and some just roll around wherever you sprinkled it. While catnip doesn’t affect all cats – somewhere between 30 and 50 percent of cats have no… Read more »

Keep Kitty Cool This Summer

Imagine going all through the sweltering summer months wearing a brisk winter day’s attire. That’s essentially how life is for your feline friends, who endure the hot months with their fur coats. There are many ways to keep your cat cool while you’re away from home during the day. Here’s five tips to help your… Read more »