Are Christmas trees poisonous to cats?

Christmas trees are considered to be mildly toxic to cats. The fir tree oils can be irritating to the mouth and stomach, causing excessive drooling or vomiting. The tree needles are not easily digested either; possibly causing GI irritation, vomiting, gastrointestinal obstruction or puncture. Artificial trees are also dangerous. If eaten, they can cause an…

Halloween safety tips

Halloween safety tips!

Halloween is a fun-filled holiday for children and adults. However, for a household cat, it can be a stressful, frightening, and even dangerous holiday. Remember, your pet depends on you to protect him, so please take a few extra precautions to keep him safe during this Halloween season and note these safety-minded tips: During this time…

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 the body’s normal temperature regulation system due to being in overly high temperatures. The most common cause of heatstroke is being…