Cat Rescue of the Month
Meet Verbana! Chicagoland Cat Sitters' Rescue Cat of the Month! Hi there. I am Verbena. I was born at Harmony House in May, 2011. My mom and two of my sisters already have homes and now I am waiting for my home. I am easy going and friendly, but I like to take a little time to get to know people. Come visit me at Harmony House! #cat #chicago #adopt #adoption #adoptacat #chicagolandcatsitters #harmonyhouseforcats #pets #pet
The Importance of Well Visits for Cats
Cats should be taken for a check up at the very least once a year, but every six months if possible. A "well cat" visit is probably the most important thing for a cat's health. During this visit, your veterinarian will check the cat's body, looking for signs of diseases or anything unusual. Your vet will check your cat's ears for parasites, mouth for tartar and gum disease, heart and lungs, and skin for lesions or bumps. Your veterinarian will also weigh your cat and assign a
Adopt Barbie - Rescue Cat of the Week!
My name is Barbie and as you can tell, I am quite the furry model when there is a camera nearby. I really love people, but I don't share well with the other cats, and am a bit of a diva girl. The volunteers say that my cattitude is a calico trait. So I need a home with no other pets where I can be the star. I was born in Aug 2012 so maybe that means my sign is Leo the lion. I hope so! If you're looking for a beautiful kitty cat, take a trip to Harmony House for Cats to visit
Cat Ear Mites
Ear mites one of the most common problems cats can have. There are several types of ear mites, but the most common are otodectes cynotis, which is an eight legged parasite that feeds on wax and oils in a cat's ear. A mite has a three week life cycle and is barely detectable to the naked eye. Causing irritation and inflammation, ear mites infect the external and internal ear canal and can lead to serious skin and ear infections if untreated. Ear mites are highly contagious and