Category Archives: Cat Health

Thoughts for Thursday – National Health Month

February has a lot going on as far as cats are concerned—it’s National Health Month, Responsible Pet Owners Month, National Prevent a Litter Month, and National Walk Your Pet Month. So this would be a good month to put your … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Happy and Safe Turkey Day

From our cats to yours, we wish you a wonderful feast with those you love most. Don’t forget to keep your cats safe during your celebration. Secure all turkey bones. Cats and dogs can choke on them or become injured … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – It Takes a Village to Keep a Cat Safe and Healthy

I believe in Hillary Clinton’s statement, “It takes a village to raise a child.” I used that quote the other day with regard to my aging mother. Yes, we’re finding that it takes a village—at least several caring family/friends and … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – A New Way to Monitor Your Cat’s Health

Have you heard of Pretty Litter? They call it that because it changes colors when your cat uses it. But it’s not designed to add to your décor or become a centerpiece in your home. The color aspect of this … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – How You Feed Your Cat Can Also Affect Her Health

What do you feed your cat in? A tray left from last night’s frozen meal, a paper plate, a saucer from your grandmother’s favorite China set, or a cute designer cat food bowl? You might be surprised that it does … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Is Your Cat’s Food Healing or Harming Her?

Oh my, are there are lot of choices when it comes to cat food these days. I don’t know if that’s a good thing or a bad thing. It probably means there are more excellent food choices for our cats … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday — Cats Weathering the Heat

Parts of the US have had record heat waves this year, and those of us with animals are reminded regularly to keep our pets safe during these extreme weather events. If you don’t have an air conditioned barn for your … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday –The Cat’s Amazing Tongue

They all have one and we humans actually find the cat’s tongue to be rather interesting with its coarse barbs and lapping and grooming abilities. In fact, the cats tongue is made for grooming, which is highly important to a … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cat-Friendly Plants

The question is not which plants and flowers are dangerous for cats, it’s more like which ones are safe. That’s what it came down to for me when I went in search of a plant for my newly decorated office. … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Oh no! Your Cat Has to Visit the Veterinarian! Is it Kidney Disease?

If there’s something most cat moms and dads dread, it’s a visit to the veterinarian. It’s definitely an ordeal we’d rather not participate in. And that’s mostly because it upsets our sweet fur-kid so much. Lily has kidney disease. She … Continue reading

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