Cats are known to be incredibly independent creatures. But they also make excellent companions and offer superb therapy on many levels. Various studies have proven that a pet can actually help reduce stress and even lower blood pressure. For those living with depression or anxiety, pets can really become a great way to get through…Details
Our feline friends provide us with more than just emotional support. House cats may actually be contributing to our physical well-being.
Therapy cats are particularly useful to patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The positive interaction between the cat and the patient stimulates memory and emotions.
Our cats give us unconditional love and sharing that love with others in need can be a special gift. One way to do this is by having your cat certified as a ‘Therapy Cat,’ one that provides love, comfort and confidence to people who are shut in, lonely or sick. Once a cat has been certified…Details
Most individuals feel isolated and lonely these days. Many of us live in a chronic state of fear and anxiety. Luckily, there is a furry, loving medication that can be your prescription for better health. Just like sunshine and vitamins, dogs and cats make you healthy. Sharing your life with a four-footed friend can offer…Details
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 them your vet’s telephone number and clear instructions on how to care for your pet. If you are boarding your cat,…Details
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 the body’s normal temperature regulation system due to being in overly high temperatures. The most common cause of heatstroke is being…Details
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 happy summer, especially if there’s a heat wave.
Due to the fact that cats evolved as predators, their senses developed differently than ours. That means your cat uses a combination of all his/her senses to recognize you — while heairing acts as their most reliable sense. While most people only see the world around them, cats literally sense their surroundings — relying on…Details
How easy it would be if our cats could tell us when their teeth, gums or mouth hurt? In reality, cats are experts at hiding pain. This instinctive behavior stems from their wild ancestry when any sign of weakness could mean the difference between life and death. While this is a great survival mechanism, it…Details