Category: Cats Health

Easter flowers

Easter lilies can be lethal to cats

Lilies can cause life-threatening renal injury to cats. The Veterinary Poisons Information Service (VPIS) in the UK have identified lily intoxication amongst the top five serious intoxications of cats, and indeed it currently generates...

Spring Allergies

Just like us, our cats can suffer from seasonal allergies. Their symptoms however are different from ours. Cats tend to not have the sneezing, congestion and runny eyes that we do. Their skin is...

Why do cats purr?

Why and how do cats purr?

No one knows for sure why a domestic cat purrs, but many people interpret the sound as one of contentment. Most scientists agree that the larynx (voice box), laryngeal muscles, and a neural oscillator...

summer heat

Cool Your Cat Down in the Summer

A cat that becomes overheated in summer can suffer from dehydration, shallow breathing, and can even get heatstroke. Keeping your cat cool is an important part of ensuring that he/she enjoys a safe and...