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?
Our cat health information will help you keep your cat healthy and happy from a kitten to their senior years. We share our advice on feline nutrition, and how to spot the early signs of illness and disease. We also include everyday healthcare tips on grooming, flea prevention, hairballs, dental health, safety and more.
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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?
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
Salmon, tuna, and ocean whitefish are some of the most common ingredients in commercial cat food, but are they safe for your cat to eat? Given the fantastic marketing that seafood receives, you wouldn’t be alone in assuming it’s a nutritious food source for your cat. And it’s partly true; fish is a great source of omega 3 and 6 (and it doesn’t hurt that most cats go wild for … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Fish (Like Tuna, Salmon, Prawns, and Sardines)?
Cats are prone to many of the same mental health problems that humans suffer from, including depression. Sometimes, the signs that your cat is not happy can be very subtle. You may just think that your cat is being ‘grumpy’. But if your cat has become withdrawn and less sociable, it could be a sign of depression. Keep reading to discover how to tell if your cat is … [Read more...] about Depression in Cats: How to Recognise the Signs
If you suddenly notice your cat drooling, it can be an alarming sight. Your cat may be drooling for a perfectly innocent reason, or it may be a sign of something more sinister. So, if your cat starts drooling, is it anything to worry about? If you notice your cat drooling, it is important to investigate it further. Drooling is a common symptom of several health problems, but … [Read more...] about Why Is My Cat Drooling? When to Be Concerned
When I first heard about online vet consultations, my initial reaction was – what a great concept! I was relieved at the thought of being able to ditch in-person consults and see a vet from the comfort of my own home. Anyone who struggles with getting their cat into a carrier or has to listen to them sing the song of their people during car rides, will know … [Read more...] about How Do Online Vet Consultations Work?