Category: Caring for Sick Cats

Cat Colds: How to Spot Them & How to Treat Them

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It is common knowledge that the fall and winter months are considered cold and flu season for us humans. But what about our feline friends? Can they get the sniffles and runny noses just like us? As it turns out, they can! While cats don’t have a cold “season”, they can come down with cold… Read more »

Keep These Essentials in a First-Aid Kit for Kitties

Since April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, we thought this would be an ideal time to consider how you can prepare for pet emergencies in your home. While cats are nimble and usually seem to avoid getting hurt while making mischief, accidents do happen. Being ready for the occasional pet emergency means having… Read more »

Kitty Can’t See: The Best Ways to Care for a Blind Cat

*Today we have a guest post from our friends at PurringPal* Of all the animals known to mankind, cats are one of those that are known to possess exemplary eyesight. Nobody can contest a cat’s capacity to accurately see things in the dark. In fact, humans and other animals may be lagging behind when it… Read more »

Allergies: What Can Affect Your Cat?

While you may know about people being allergic to cats, you may not know about the different allergies that cats can have to the work around them. Although not all cats will experience allergies in their lifetime, all cats can be at risk for developing them. Allergy symptoms typically appear in cats after exposure to… Read more »

Five Most Common Cat Health Concerns

Your cat is a part of your family and just like your other family members, you will want to keep him or her happy and healthy. No matter your cat’s age, it is important to be aware of the symptoms your cat may display when his or her health is in jeopardy. With February being… 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 »