Keeping Cats In Apartments
Cats are easy going creatures. As long as they get food, water and a place to sleep, they're happy. Right? Are cats easy pets to keep in
What Are Hairballs And How Do I Deal With Them?
hairballs are not exactly like the ones depicted in cartoons, but they're still gross and seem to cause your cat discomfort. What are th
New Years Resolutions For Cats
The new year is upon us and you probably have a new year's resolutions written down somewhere; determined to stick to them this time. Af
Five Reasons To Get A Cat Sitter
1. Food and water First and most obvious is having someone there to feed your feline. More than that though is that some cats like play with
Your Cat and Hairballs
When your cat grooms himself, tiny hook-like structures on the tongue catch loose and dead hair, which is then swallowed by your cat. Some of the hair stays in the stomach, which forms the hairball. Ultimately, your cat will vomit the hairball to get rid of it. Hairballs are most likely to appear in long haired cat breeds. As cats grow older, they become groomers and more proficient at removing fur from their coats. It can be disturbing to watch your cat eliminate a hairball.
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
What's behind the MEOW?
Have you ever wondered why your cat is meowing? Yes, a cat's meow is its way of communicating, but cats meow for many different reasons like; Saying hello, asking for things and to tell their owner when something is wrong. Kittens meow to their mother to let her know that they are either hungry or cold, but once they grow older, they will no longer meow to other cats. Adult cats do not meow to fellow adult cats, only humans. The most common reason for meowing are: -to greet