What Do You Know About Common Cat Allergies?

kitten in kleenex box

Statistics say that nearly 1/3 of Americans with allergies are allergic to cats and dogs. Common cat allergies affect twice as many people as dog allergies. Surprisingly, it is not the fur or hair that is the problem. Cat allergies are caused by proteins in the cat’s saliva, urine, and dander (dried flakes of skin.) … Read more What Do You Know About Common Cat Allergies?

Do You Know the Purpose of Cats’ Whiskers?

tuxedo cat, long whiskers

Your cat’s whiskers are highly tactile hairs. These grow in a pattern and can be found above the cat’s eyes and on its muzzle. Whisker hairs also grow elsewhere on the cat’s body, such as his ears, jaw, and forelegs. These sensory tools help the cat in many ways. For example, they can help him … Read more Do You Know the Purpose of Cats’ Whiskers?

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