There is a great deal of talk these days about CBD oil. A few months ago, I started using it on my cat. I decided it would be good to tell you of the experience that the cat had. In the process of telling the story, I will attempt to answer the question, what are … Read more What Are The Benefits Of CBD Oil For Cats?
Greetings, two-legged readers! Lucinda the literate cat, reporting for duty. My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) has given me a writing assignment that is a little different from my ordinary jobs. She has given me an article to read by Dr. Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ, and has asked me to give my views on the … Read more Do You Know When Your Cat Is Sick?
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?
What do you think? Do cats have healing powers? Here is a great story from someone who believes they do. My friends, I have a special treat for you. This story comes from Dr. Jenna Foster, another member of Wealthy Affiliate, the company through which we build our websites. Our community is very interactive, so … Read more Do Cats Have Healing Powers?
Have you ever wondered, without speech, how do cats communicate? Though they don’t talk, they do seem to be able to make their wishes known to others of their kind. After Lucinda’s column on cat philosophy a few days ago, I started thinking about the ways cats get their ideas across. What I realized was … Read more How Do Cats Communicate?
A healthy cat’s eyes should be bright and clear. But what if they are not? What if they are cloudy or have a discharge? Is your cat constantly rubbing his eyes? There are a number of cat eye conditions that can lead to devastating consequences, including surgery or blindness. Learn the symptoms of these conditions … Read more Learn About These Cat Eye Conditions
Have you ever considered cat health insurance? What if your pet develops a health condition that requires time and money to clear up? What if your feline needs surgery? Wouldn’t it give you peace of mind to know that such emergencies are covered? Here are some questions you need to have answered by the insurance … Read more Select The Best Cat Health Insurance
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?
Cats tend to hide illnesses. In fact, they even hide themselves when they don’t feel well. It will be up to you to determine if the cat needs to be examined by the vet. Is He Acting Differently? From his behavior you can gain some clues as to what is wrong. The most common sign … Read more Do You Know If Your Cat Is Ill?
The overweight cat is becoming a problem, as overweight and obese cats now outnumber cats of normal weight. Because of these extra pounds, the cat can be predisposed to diabetes, hepatic lipidosis (fatty liver disease,) and arthritis. In 2011, a study by APOP (Association for pet obesity prevention) found over 50% of cats to be … Read more How To Put Your Cat On A Diet