Category: Health

Why Does My Cat Keep Meowing? 8 Reasons

Cats can be very vocal, they use meowing as a way to communicate with us. According to ASPCA, adult cats do not actually meow at each other they only meow at humans. This is arguably because cats have realized they can get people to do what they want …

How To Remove Cat Ticks Safely

Studies show that the United Kingdom’s tick population is on the rise. While there is no definitive data to confirm their exact numbers, global warming and an increasing number in deer has contributed to the spike. Unfortunately, that means you’re more likely to find one of these unsightly …

How to Bathe a Cat: A Step by Step Guide

Cats notoriously hate water, so much so that bathing them can seem like an impossible task. However, there will be times when your cat needs a bath so we recommend using this guide to make the process easier and avoids you becoming a scratching post. When it comes …

Are Lilies Poisonous To Cats?

Yes – Lilies are toxic to cats and can be lethal to them with only minimal contact. Even brushing past a Lily and then grooming the pollen off can prove to be fatal. If you have a cat and a garden (even if you’re not a keen gardener) …

The Best Cat Food For Urinary Tract Health

Cats are known to be among the best pets that you can possibly have in your home. However, they are faced with a number of health problems in their daily lives. One of the commonly known problems is urinary problems. You can improve your cat’s urinary health by …

Why Does My Cat Lick Me So Much? And What Does It Mean?

Cats are generally less affectionate to their human companions than dogs are, but sometimes cats lick their owners. The main reasons a cat may lick you are: They are grooming you To show you affection They are feeling anxious To mark their territory As a result of premature …

How Long Can Cats Go Without Food? All You Need To Know

While owning a cat requires you to take care of him to the best of your abilities, what if your cat doesn’t follow your lead? There will be times that no matter how much you feed him, he will refuse to eat what you’re giving him. This may …

Do Cats Fart? All You Need To Know About Feline Flatulence

Yes. Like many animals, cats do fart. Although their farts may not make a noise, they can certainly pack a punch when it comes to smell. There are a number of answers to the question “do cats fart?”, the most commons reasons for feline flatulence are: allergies the …

How to Tell the Sex of a Cat – A Cat Sexing Guide

It’s a familiar story, you have a cat, it’s definitely a boy…one day you take it to the vet only to be told your male cat is actually female! This is not uncommon because working out if your cat is male or female is not as obvious as …

How To Fatten Up A Cat: The Top 5 Methods

When you have a cat, you’ll want to make sure he has everything he needs to stay fit and healthy! From the proper care to the food he eats, everything must be taken into consideration. But what happens if your cat is underweight? While food is the answer, …

A Complete Guide to Feline Diabetes

When we hear a word like diabetes associated with our beloved pets, it’s hard not to panic. Especially when it might affect their quality of life, or worse, the amount of time we have with them. For most cats, though, feline diabetes can be a totally treatable condition, …

Are Orchids Safe for Cats?

A harmless housewarming addition to your living room or a dangerous decoration? Cat owners often wonder if the plants in their house are safe for their pets—especially with their cats prowling around every which way. Whether they are accidentally ingested or touched by their pets—can it be harmful? …

Cats & Babies – How To Introduce Them & Avoid Risks

If you have a cat and are expecting a baby then you may have already been told by many of your well-meaning friends that you should ‘get rid of the cat’. They have probably told stories about cats sitting on babies and suffocating them as well as telling you …

How To Exercise A Cat – 10 Great Ideas

Do you remember Garfield – that iconic, striped fat, orange tomcat that always sits in front of the TV and does nothing but eat lasagna? You might think he’s the ideal image of a cute indoor cat – but an overweight and lazy feline can face a multitude …

What to do if your cat is not drinking

In the wild cats get a significant amount of their hydration from their prey, conversely their domestic relatives often have diets which consist of a lot of dry cat food which provides very little hydration. However many cats seem to forget this so many cat owners are often …