Category: Safety Tips for Cats

Avoid heatstroke conditions

Avoid heatstroke conditions

Avoid heatstroke conditions. Cats are very susceptible to heatstroke in excessive heat conditions due to their small body weight and comparatively high surface area. Heatstroke is a fever brought on by the failure of...

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...

Taking your cat on Summer vacations?

Cats during summer vacations

Cats become very attached to places so if you are going away, try to find a responsible person to care for, and meet all of your cat’s welfare needs within his/her familiar home. Remember to leave...

Tinsel, a hazardous holiday decoration

Tinsel is often a very attractive toy for cats. After all, its shiny, it dangles, and its something new in their environment. Few cats can pass it up. Cats and tinsel can be an expensive...

Christmas safety tips

Poisonous Holiday Plants

Bright ornamental plants are a great way to dress up the house during the holidays and a dreary winter. Pet owners should be aware, however, that many of these common plants are poisonous to...

Are Christmas trees poisonous to cats?

Christmas trees are considered to be mildly toxic. The fir tree oils can irritating to the mouth and stomach, causing excessive drooling or vomiting. The tree needles are not easily digested either; possibly causing...