From time to time, friends give me books about cats. They must think I like the critters, or something. Today I will review one of those books, to help you answer the question, “What is the cat saying?” The book I’m reviewing is called Cat Talk, by Carole C. Wilbourn, cat therapist. In it, she … Read more What Is The Cat Saying?
While you are putting strategies and practices in place to allow you the best chance of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, have you considered your pet’s health in the mix? Are you concerned that your pet could also contract the virus? What connection is there between cats and coronavirus? Can My Pet Become Infected? The … Read more Cats And Coronavirus
As some of you know, I now have a senior cat that I adopted from the shelter in Juneau. I’ve had him for a year, and he is 15, going on 16 now. He’s the sweetest cat, and I’m very glad I got him. However, he is an old man cat. He has renal disease, … Read more How To Care For Senior Cats
Did you realize that asthma is not just a human disease, but is one of the most common respiratory diseases in cats? The disease affects between one to five per cent of cats. The average age when this condition begins is between four and five years old. So, do you know how to treat a … Read more How To Treat A Cat With Asthma
Researching for this post was interesting. Not only are there extra-long articles on the subject, but there is some difference of opinion as well. If you have asked, “Can you make your own cat food,” the answer is “yes.” However, read this post first to learn a bit about what is involved. Then, if you … Read more Can You Make Your Own Cat Food?
If you love your cat, you probably also love that purr that almost all cats make. For them, it is a form of communication. However, can you interpret their intent? What does cat purring mean? Even though it is a cat’s most common sound, we know less about it than we do about all the … Read more What Does Cat Purring Mean?
My cat has some sort of allergy and I can’t figure out what it is. Consequently, I’m researching cat allergies to see if I can learn remedies that might help my cat. Perhaps I can find out what is bothering Kitty. Then I’ll pass this information on to you, in case your are trying to … Read more Do You Know Remedies For Cat Allergies?
A reason mother cats (called queens) have lots of kittens dates back to their days in the wild. In those early times, predators, diseases, parasites, accidents and birth defects created a 20% mortality rate among kittens. If you are vigilant, you might be able to avoid some common kitten health problems. To protect your kitten, … Read more Here Are Common Kitten Health Problems
Do you know about cats and overgrooming? I certainly do. When I picked up my 15-year-old cat, Pogo, at the shelter nine months ago, he had a number of health issues, one being very obvious. What Is Overgrooming? He had pulled all the fur off his stomach and in lines down his legs. He had … Read more Cats And Overgrooming
Hello, fans of the fabulous furry cat! It’s your Cantankerous Cat Lady with a Thanksgiving message for you. Will your cat be enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday with you? If so, here is some information about cats and Thanksgiving that may come in handy. Oh, and by the way, as I will be out of town … Read more Cats And Thanksgiving