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Education Station Health

In-Home Cat Euthanasia: How I Said Goodbye to My Best Friend

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.

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Behavior

Common Cat Sounds & What Your Cat Is Saying

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 […]

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Behavior

Conditions in Cats: Rodent Ulcers aka Indolent Ulcers

Learn the causes and treatments for rodent ulcers aka indolent ulcers in cats.

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Education Station

Cat Genetics: A Progressive Look at Coat Colors & Patterns

A basic review of cat genetics, specifically looking a fur color and patterns.

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Kitty Kare Korner Peeing/Pooping Product Recommendations

Three Budget-Friendly Cat Litters That Smell Like Roses … Almost

Discover my top three picks for cat litter that doesn’t stink … no, really!

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Eyes Health

Uncommon Cat Eye Conditions: Eosinophilic Keratitis

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 […]

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Foster Diary Health Teeth

Foster Diary: The Curious Case of Sir Buttons’ Teeth

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 […]

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Behavior Thinks & Blinks

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Move with Your Cat

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.

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Aggression/Anxiety/Fear Behavior Health

Gabapentin: Miracle Drug for Anxious Cats

Discover how gabapentin helps overly anxious cats have more normal lives.