How I decided it was time to put my 16-year old cat, Vito, to sleep. And learn what the in-home euthanasia experience was like.
I think one of the reasons people have a hard time understanding cats is because they’re overwhelmingly non-verbal. They rely on body language to communicate with each other, other animals, and us. But sometimes, cats do make sounds; in fact, scientists believe cats can make 100 or more sounds, whereas dogs make about ten. Let’s […]
Learn the causes and treatments for rodent ulcers aka indolent ulcers in cats.
A basic review of cat genetics, specifically looking a fur color and patterns.
Discover my top three picks for cat litter that doesn’t stink … no, really!
Just like in humans, cats can develop rare and odd conditions that you don’t commonly hear about. I shouldn’t have been surprised when the most dramatic cat in my pride, Dolly, developed a weird eye condition. Let’s take a look at eosinophilic keratitis – pronounced e-oh-sin-oh-feel-ick care-ah-tight-iss. Eye Spy: Cloudy Spot While petting my cat […]
Lesson Learned: Always check a cat’s teeth to monitor dental disease. If you see any sort of inflammation, plaque, or tartar along the gumline, see your vet immediately – your cat could be in pain. Sir Buttons3-5 year old domestic shorthairGray and white tuxedoSupposedly growly and mean – actually a love bugGums extremely red along […]
Get tips to help with every part of moving with your cat, from boxing and planning to move-in day and getting settled in your new residence.
Discover how gabapentin helps overly anxious cats have more normal lives.