If you're a new cat parent, you might be curious about whether your feline friend can join in the holiday feast. Can cats eat turkey at Thanksgiving? What about other treats from the table? In this article, we'll delve into the do's and don'ts to keep your cat happy and healthy during the holiday season. Can cats eat turkey? At the centre of every Thanksgiving table, … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Turkey at Thanksgiving?
Cats communicate in many ways including through body language, and when cats arch their backs it instantly attracts attention. While an arched back is commonly associated with fear and aggression, we’ll explore other reasons that cats arch their backs from stretching, excitement, playfulness, establishing territorial boundaries or in response to pain or injury. 1. Cats arch … [Read more...] about 8 Reasons Why Cats Arch Their Backs
In recent years, coconut oil has gained popularity as a wholesome, natural supplement to treat a range of cat health issues. But is coconut oil good for cats or is this just hype? We explore the potential benefits of coconut oil for cats, whether coconut oil is safe, and if it has a place in our pet medicine cabinet. Why the buzz about coconut oil for cats? Some of the … [Read more...] about Coconut Oil for Cats: Is It Good or Bad?
Is your cat struggling to pee? If you suddenly notice that your cat can’t pee or is having trouble peeing every time they enter the litter box, this can indicate a serious health problem. Urinary problems in cats range from urinary tract infections with mild symptoms to complete urinary blockages that can cause a rapid decline in health. Why your cat can’t … [Read more...] about What Does It Mean When a Cat Can’t Pee?
What does it mean when your cat wags or swishes its tail? One of the more subtle cat communications are the ones cats give through their tail movements. You will need to connect a swishing tail with other physical signs of communication to make sure you understand what your cat is trying to say. Cat tail wagging can mean anything from “get away from me” to “I’m scared” or “I’m … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Wag Their Tails?
Do you have a cat that constantly begs you for food? Or perhaps your cat suddenly seems hungry all the time? While this may just be a sign of a healthy appetite, constant hunger and overeating can be a sign of an underlying medical issue. Let’s look at some of the reasons which could explain why your cat is always hungry, including when this may indicate a more serious … [Read more...] about Why Is My Cat Always Hungry? 10 Possible Reasons
Few things make you feel more helpless than a sick kitten, especially a struggling newborn. Sadly, when fading kitten syndrome strikes, that’s exactly how you feel – helpless. When all goes well, a mother cat (queen) giving birth is a special experience for everyone. But sometimes that elation turns to despair, when the newborn kitten fails to thrive. But what is … [Read more...] about Fading Kitten Syndrome: How To Recognise The Signs
While litter boxes are an invaluable addition to a cat household, unfortunately, some cats may develop allergies to their litter. A cat allergic to litter may experience various allergy symptoms, which can impact their overall health and wellbeing. Signs and symptoms of a cat litter allergy It can be difficult to spot if your cat is allergic to litter, as the symptoms can … [Read more...] about Is Your Cat Allergic to Litter? How to Tell
Have you noticed your cat sneezing more often than usual? Cats can sneeze for various reasons, just like humans. Persistent or severe sneezing though, can be a sign of an underlying health issue that requires medical attention. As a cat parent, it's important to know the causes of cat sneezing and how to care for your feline friend. In this article, we'll discuss the … [Read more...] about Why Is My Cat Sneezing? 10 Possible Reasons
Cats in the garden are a universal issue, whether it’s your own cat or a wandering neighbourhood stray. There are a lot of outdoor cats in my community, and I’m constantly finding the little gifts they leave behind for me in my veggie patch. Why do cats like to dig, pee, and poop in gardens, flower beds, and veggie patches? Cats are instinctively drawn to go to the toilet … [Read more...] about How to Keep Cats Out of Your Garden and Flower Beds