Category Archives: Articles About Cats

Kitten six-month health check

At six months, it is advisable to make an appointment for your kitten to have a thorough health check. Your vet will want to make sure your kitten is on track with her development and growth. What to expect At your kitten’s six-month appointment, you can expect your vet to perform the following health checks: […]

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Internal Parasites in Cats

    Internal Parasites in Cats Cats can suffer from various species of internal parasites which are commonly referred to as worms. A cat harboring a considerable number of worm populations in the intestines may show a variety of symptoms of the infection however there are many worm infestations that can go undetected. Cat owners […]

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Cat Litter Basics

If your cat isn’t using his little box, it may be that he doesn’t like your choice of cat litters.

A cat litter box is an important waste disposal system when you have indoor cats. Cat owners may refer to the litter box as a sand box, a catbox, or a litter tray. Some owners of small dog breeds sometimes make use of a cat litter box when their dogs are restricted inside their homes and not allowed outside access.

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Bengal Cats as Pets

    Bengal Cats as Pets Bengal cats have leopard spots that reflect their Asian Leopard cat heritage.  These playful and vocal Bengals make great household companions. Their distinct personalities and temperament endear them to every member of the family. In fact, there are Bengal cat owners who swear they can carry on a conversation […]

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Worms in Cats

    Worms in Cats Parasitism in cats is a very common health problem. In fact, more than 45% of the cat population is carrying a parasitic load which can be taxing on the cat’s health and nutritional needs. In most cases, the presence of worms in cats is manifested only by non-specific symptoms including […]

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Beware of Heatstroke in Dogs and Cats

    Beware of Heatstroke in Dogs and Cats Pets owners residing in the desert should be particularly aware of the possibility of heatstroke. Heat stroke, also called hyperthermia, is characterized by an abnormal increase in body temperature as a result of over-exposure to high environmental temperature. Heat stroke can be a life-threatening condition if […]

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Dental Care for Dogs and Cats

    Dental Care for Dogs and Cats Proper dental care for dogs and cats is a very important component of responsible pet ownership however it is one of the aspects in pet health which has been taken for granted. Dental disease does not only affect the mouth but it is also a culprit in […]

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Hairballs in Cats

    Hairballs in Cats Cats spend approximately 10% of the time that they are awake, grooming themselves. Felines are fastidious groomers and it is this behavior that increases their predisposition to the formation of Trichobezoars, commonly known as hairballs. While grooming, a cat can swallow hairs as it licks itself. Most cats have no […]

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Top Ten Tips On Keeping Your Pet Safe In The Desert Heat

    Dogs, Cats, Horses and the Desert Heat There is nothing more heartwarming than seeing a dog following it’s owner, a cat cuddled in someones lap, or a horse nudging it’s master. For centuries, the companionship of these animals have played an instrumental part in what makes the world turn. Be it a guard […]

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