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Items You Should Never Let Your Cat Eat

Items You Should Never Let Your Cat Eat

Source: Photo by Timothy Meinberg on Unsplash Although cats may seem to be more resilient than dogs, where their digestive processes are concerned they are approximately about the same. A cat reacts much the same to some foods as dogs and often the reaction may be fatal. As with aspirin or valium pills, they can kill your pet very quickly and painfully, so if you think your dog or cat has a headache or they are very agitated the best thing is to take them to a vet and have the problem looked at. Medications for animals may sound very similar to one you...

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How to Potty Train your Cat

How to Potty Train your Cat

Source: Photo by Manja Vitolic on Unsplash Did you ever dream that your favorite and adorable precious cat would do his poo in your human toilet and not in the cat litter box? You might have seen this kind of act in the movies and on TV, but you wonder how exactly this could be done. Aren’t cats stubborn creatures, with a mind of their own? Can they actually be potty trained? There is a way to do it, but you have to have loads of patience. The first thing is, if at all possible, dedicate a toilet, and yes a real toilet for...

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4 Myths About Cats

4 Myths About Cats

Source: Photo by Anna Yenina on Unsplash It’s really amazing that so many myths have sprung up around cats, because they’re such wonderful creatures. It’s a pretty safe bet that the old belief that they were a witch’s familiar has finally been put to rest. So has the idea that a black cat crossing your path is bad luck, which is just plain silly. Black cats are wonderful pets. Then there’s the old adage that cats don’t remember anything. Nonsense! They remember their names, people they’ve known, and much more. They are every bit as intelligent as other pets, and in some cases, more...

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Kitten or Adult Cat?

Kitten or Adult Cat?

Source: Photo by Raul Varzar on Unsplash Most people want a kitten. But this is not always the best choice for their lifestyle. Let’s talk about the options. Kittens are cute, silly, and will leave you laughing. Well, laughing when you’re not weeping over the shredded drapes or watching your little kitty seem to fly through the air and land on you or chase your ankles when you walk into a room. Kittens fly and pounce because it’s fun. It’s a game for them, but it can be a nuisance for anyone who doesn’t realize that this is normal behavior in kittens. You can...

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Cats Vaccinations

Cats Vaccinations

Source: Photo by Rocky on Unsplash Kittens get their first immunity from the colostrum (first milk) of their mother. How long this protection lasts varies from kitten to kitten; maternal antibodies disappear between 6 and 16 weeks of age. At this age, kittens will need protection of their own from dangerous diseases. This is where vaccines come in. Vaccines all work by exposing the cat to a safe version of a disease. This exposure stimulates the cat’s immune system, so if she is exposed to the disease again, she has already developed immunity. There are several types of vaccines available. Modified live virus vaccines...

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