Canned organic pumpkin (unsweetened of course!), pumpkin seeds, and cooked fresh pumpkin have indeed many benefits for cats. According to some veterinarians, pumpkin seeds are high in essential fatty acids and antioxidants (good for overall healthy skin and fur), and the oils in pumpkin flesh and seeds are believed to support urinary health. They are also…Details
In humans, there is a condition known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a rare disorder in which the heart stops working after an emotionally traumatic event such as the loss of a loved one, a natural disaster, a terrorist attack, etc. In wildlife medicine, there is a condition known as capture myopathy in which an animal becomes…Details
The chances of your cat winning a spot in our 2021 calendar will be much higher if you meet the requirements. Here are some quick reminders of do’s and dont’s.
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, cats make you healthy. Sharing your life with a four-footed friend can offer your life…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.