When a cat has a seizure, it can be traumatic for everyone involved. Your cat is usually unconscious during the episode, so they don't suffer from the ill effects. There are many things that cause cat seizures, and it is your responsibility to be aware of the signs.
There's nothing like the sound of purring when you wake up in the morning. Apartment cats are on the rise, with more and more people opting to go for these cute friends that aren't attention (nor time) consuming like dogs. That said, it's also a fact that more people than ever are now living in urban areas, opting for apartments rather than houses. Living with a cat in a small apartment can be tough for both of you, at least unless you take some steps to make it more comfortable.
Here is a question for the ages among cat lovers - "Should you declaw your cat?". There are so many sides to this one that we are going to try and explore the main reasons for and against, giving you as much information that you need to make a responsible decision.
Many people take their car for spring and fall tune-ups, but autumn is also a great time to schedule a check-up for your furry friend, especially if they’re over the age of ten. Most veterinarians recommend annual check-ups for non-senior pets and biannual check-ups for pets considered senior.* (The age that a pet is considered older varies by species and even by breed.) I’ve found that spring and fall are great times to schedule an all around check-ups for senior pets. My “junior” pets have their check-ups each spring so that their shots will be up-to-date before summer travel and to make sure they’re ready for the challenge of summer adventures like hiking and trips to the beach.
There’s a mouse in the house. He’s cute. He’s small and fat and has the kind of face that would make a great Beatrix Potter character. All he needs is a jaunty little hat.
He’s not a new pet. He’s a field mouse, probably an adolescent, who came in under the door using that almost supernatural ability mice have to flatten themselves and squeeze through any space. You’d think he would’ve chosen a house with less cats. Any house in the neighborhood would probably fit that bill – since this house has seven.
So, we have all heard of a “finicky” eater, right? In most cases, it applies to kids. But, what do you do if you have a finicky cat on your hands?
Before you run out and start spending hundreds of dollars on specialty cat food, it’s best to take a look at some in-home remedies first. The problem may be as simple as your feeding bowl. Some cat actually has trouble eating from a bowl that is too small or too light.