Category Archives: health

Cat Alerts Family if Diabetic Daughter is in Danger

RSPCA Rescue Cat Makes Sure Diabetic Owner Is Feline Fine Pippa’s incredible gift came to light when she crept into Mia’s room and woke her up in the middle of the night prompting the schoolgirl to test her blood sugar … Continue reading

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Puzzle Feeders for Cats

Cats evolved to hunt for food. And given how many birds, chipmunks, bunnies, mice etc. outdoor cats catch (and sometimes bring back home) they haven’t lost those instincts. They also sometimes stalk us, thankfully that usually doesn’t result in any … Continue reading

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Overweight Cats

Obesity in pets is a common problem. With ready food, if they don’t have an easy way (and sometimes even if they do) to burn off the calories they will gain weight. Cats will have many of the same problems … Continue reading

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Cat Allergy Vaccine Created

McMaster University researchers have developed a vaccine which successfully treats people with an allergy to cats. Traditionally, frequent allergy shots have been considered the most effective way to bring relief — other than getting rid of the family pet — for the … Continue reading

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10 Questions to Ask Your Vet About Cat Medications

The US Food and Drug Administration recommends asking your veterinarian these 10 questions about medication prescriptions for your pet. Why has my cat been prescribed this medication and how long do I need to give it? How do I give … Continue reading

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How to Give Your Cat a Pill

Keeping your cat healthy is important. Occasionally that may mean having to give your cat pills. For some cats it is helpful to wrap them in a blanket to keep them from being able to get escape from your grasp … Continue reading

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Giving Your Cat Fresh Water from a Fountain

Drinking enough water is important for cats to remain healthy. Cats are prone to urinary track illnesses that can be exacerbated by not drinking enough water. And some cats will drink less if the water isn’t fresh. The Drinkwell water … Continue reading

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Feeding Your Cat

Cats are carnivores, not omnivores like people and dogs. They require two to three times the protein that omnivores require. There is much debate over wet or dry cat food. Both can be fine for cats. Wet food can help … Continue reading

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