Pages tagged with Cat Care

Since love is synonymous to a cat. Since a cat, always comes first. Know more what your cat wants to say.
Growing catnip outdoors or in pots indoors may not be as easy as growing Cat Grass for your Fur-Faced companions, but almost any kitty parent can grow it.
Cat Nip is a member of the Mint Family, Nepeta Cataria, which has a chemical called Nepetalactone, which affects cats much like delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive chemical found in Cannabis sativa, aka Marijuana, affects us humans.
Over the years, I have asked myself the question why do cats eat grass, now, after 71 years as a cat parent; I still don’t have a clue, neither do any veterinarian that I have asked. What is known is that all cats, domestic, feral, and wild cats graze on grass, grazing on grass seem...
This article is a blow by blow depiction of a very stressful experience of worrying about my cats when I had to leave it up to others to care for them. Sometimes it is just not easy not matter what you do.
If you’ve had cats (cats are like potato chips, you can’t have just one) for a while you know what hairballs are and have had to deal with them, but even you may learn something new from this article. Cat Care 101 is going to be a series of articles written for new kitty parents, ...
In the middle of my garden, there is a stand of assorted trees about 20-25 feet high and 20 feet around. A few feet away standing in long grass, another slightly smaller stand that is now blocking the entrance to a small wooden shed that's grey with age. They appear to be very old, an...
The continuation of a "reprint" about an aborted children poetry book project due to mature content aka tragedy.
A "reprint" about an aborted children poetry book project due to mature content aka tragedy.
Most people who are loving their pets usually share a bed with their pets. But, there are things you need to consider if you like to share a bed with your pets.
Cat rescue and adoption, spay and neuter , cat health problems
As with dogs, owners need to take care with what food their cats get their paws on. It is important to become familiar with what might be harmful to your cat’s health and avoid giving them anything that might be a risk. Here is a quick list of what should be avoided:
An empire see's its darkest days, vermin fill the streets and a nation starves, it is in its darkest hour when they came, they are descendants of lions and the great kings of the great Savannahs...they were the cats... and greatest amongst them is Bastet, and here is her story.
Are you a new cat owner? If so, there will come a time when your cat becomes "just like a child." However, until that time comes, it's up to you to understand your cat and small signals he or she could share with you.
It is commonly thought that the ancient Egyptians were the first people to domesticate cats, however, the oldest known pet cat was recently found in a 9,500-year-old grave on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. The grave predates early Egyptian art depicting cats by more than 4,000 y...
This article is an outcome of the inspiration I got from reading Sheila Newton's article 'What is it Like to Own a Cat?' that was written for "Mark's February Factual Writing Challenge". I never thought I could write about pets. I was thinking this "pets business" was not my forte. ...
Here, I provide different viewpoints of humans toward cats - from thousands of years ago to the present day. How times have changed! *This article was prompted by Mark Gordon Brown’s article-writing challenge.
I turned on the radio the other day and Ted Nugent’s 1977’s song Cat Scratch Fever was playing. While the song is neither about cats nor feline disease, there is a very real illness called cat scratch fever which can cause sickness in animals and humans.
Part of every visit to you physician’s office is a blood pressure reading, it is so routine that you would question why no one took your blood pressure if they didn’t. Until recently veterinary offices haven’t had the equipment to read blood pressure routinely because of techni...
Giving insulin injections does not require a degree in veterinarian medicine but you need to know how to choose the proper syringe for the type of insulin and insulin dosage being used.
Einstein once said, “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” I have no specific talent when it comes to veterinarian medicine but being a concerned pet owner I am passionately curious about it, and I follow my curiosity. I want to learn as much about veterinaria...
Now that, you know what feline diabetes is, your fears are beginning to dissipate. Now it is time for us to take a closer look at what this diagnosis means for you and your pet. It is not a death sentence for your companion. Feline diabetes can be treated and controlled. Your furry fr...
There are several different ways to track you loved pet's glucose level—PU/PD, Dipsticks and Blood Tests. After learning about these three methods, you will need to chose the one that you are most comfortable using because, as the caretaker of a diabetic cat, you will have to monit...
Discusses common problems for cats and dogs, and how to handle them.
John Quincy Adams, 6th president of the United States, said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” By Adam's definition of a leader or any other definition, The Doris Day Animal League became a leader in the fight fo...
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