Managing Your Cat Shedding Dandruff

cat dandruff

If your cat is shedding dandruff, the cause may simply be dry skin. The lower back and base of a cat’s tail are subject to dry skin. It is usually most commonly found on the face and along the back and the base of the tail but any part of the body can be affected. Dandruff can be hard to see on …

Cat Urine Odours

Cat urine odours are notoriously difficult to remove. Male cats contains hormones which make the urine smell much stronger than that of females or neutered males. These hormones serve a purpose, to enable the male cat to mark his territory.  Male cats exhibit this behaviour to attracting females and deterring any possible competing males. Cat urine smells the moment after she urinates or sprays. …

Cat Hairballs, What Is The Cause?

All cats expe­rience hairballs, except perhaps, the Sphynx cat. The culprit, their prickly tongue. All cats groom themselves, cats that shed a lot or who groom themselves compulsively are more likely to have hairballs. Hairballs occur as a result of your cat grooming which forces any ingested hair down a one-way street into their stomach. The cat’s digestive system is normally able to …

Cat Acne – Common Skin Condition

Cat acne

Cat acne is one of the top five most common skin conditions that vets treats. This can evidently be identifiable from breakout of blackheads on your cat’s chin. Most occurrence of cat acne are usually linked to stress, although the the exact cause is not known.  Poor grooming habits and, some say, also certain foods may trigger acne. Cat acne could also …

Does Cat Eat Vegetables?

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Cats are carnivores by nature. Although their prey may have dined on grains and vegetables, these elements are only present in small  amounts within the animal’s digestive system. Some cats enjoy chomping on plants every once in a while to get roughage or fibre. Along these same lines, cats chew on and eat grass in order to throw something up, …

Reasons Why Cat Vomit

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It is known that cat vomit more easily than most other animals and they do so for different reasons. Some cats seem to do so almost at their own will, at times for no apparent reason. Hairballs are the most common trigger, these happen from your cat grooming themselves and swallowing the hair, which is normal. Apart from that, there are many other …

Why Does Cat Eat Dirt

Cats explore with their paws and mouths. They explore the world for themselves by sniffing and tasting. It is normal for your cat to chew on bits of cloth, eat paper, or take in a mouthful of dirt from time to time. But there are cases when a cat’s nibbling habits are cause for concern. A cat that eats dirt …

Protect Your Cat From Rabies

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Rabies is a viral disease that affects both domestic and wild animal. It is normally spread to people through bites or scratches of an infected animal, usually via saliva. For your own protection and for the safety of your family, it is critical to keep your cat safe from rabies. Other pets you have in your household that come in contact with your …

Excessive And Compulsive Cat Grooming

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Most cats are meticulous groomers. Cats typically spend between 30 and 50 percent of their day grooming themselves. As a cat owner, it will understandably worry you if you notice that your kitten is incessantly nibbling and scratching away at some part of his body. Female cats are more likely than males to lick, chew, or pull on their fur. …

The Landmark Of Kittenhood

landmark of kittenhood

It is endless fascinating watching a kitten grow during stages of kittenhood.  The trouble is that the whole process often seems be over in a flash. It is always reassuring to know what to expect in regards to your kitten’s development: if he is reaching his milestones on time and progressing well. Here are the stages to watch out for …