Chocolate Poisoning in Cats

Chocolate Poisoning in Cats

Cats, and especially kittens, are known for eating things they are not supposed to. This can be a dangerous combination when there is chocolate around. Also, cats have an excellent sense of smell, making it fairly easy for them to find secret hiding spots for the chocolate.

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 the greatest number of feline toxicological enquiries.

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 a more common target for seasonal allergies.

Common feelings following a decision to euthanize.

Even when abundantly clear and medically indicated, the decision to euthanize can leave bitterness, regret and incredible guilt. Life or death decisions, even when suffering is evident are not easily made nor should they be. Second guessing ruminations after the fact are common despite the most compelling evidence that this was the most human decision!…