Category: Health

If you’ve ever wondered why your cat is eating grass or if fleas can actually kill cats then you’ve come to the right place to find answers to your cat health questions – remember if you have any concerns about your cat’s health always consult with a vet.

Do Cats Whiskers Fall Out?

Cats are mysterious. They have their funny little quirks that we, as humans, will never quite understand. Here’s one more mystery for you, “Do cat’s whiskers fall out?”  Before you run off to look for whiskers, your cat has inadvertently dropped, the short answer is, “Yes.” Cat’s whiskers …

Cat Not Eating in Hot Weather? Here’s Why

A common concern for cat owners is that their cat isn’t eating much during summer. Don’t worry, this is completely normal as cats require less energy during the warmer seasons so, providing there are no other signs that they are unwell, it is nothing to worry about. Read …

10 Effective Cat Dandruff Remedies

Just like humans, cats can suffer from dandruff. Although unsightly, dandruff is actually quite a common issue for cats. The dry, flaky skin is usually the result of an allergic reaction triggered by the environment, diet or parasites. Fortunately, dandruff is often not serious and it can be …

Can Cats Get Down Syndrome? Know The Facts

Can cats can get down syndrome is a commonly asked question online, this is a result of some cats looking and behaving slightly differently from what you may expect. These characteristics and symptoms lead many people to think a cat has down syndrome but this is not the …

Can Fleas Kill Cats? 4 Fatal Diseases Fleas Can Cause

If you’ve ever had a cat with fleas you will be well aware of just how irritating fleas are, they get in your carpet and your clothes and your cat will scratch themselves incessantly to the point of breaking their own skin! Yet beyond the obvious irritation of …

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? …