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 …

My Cats Loves Cozy Hiding Places.

One aspect of environmental enrichment that is often misunderstood or overlooked is the need for the cat to have hiding places. Cats loves cozy hiding places, and they’re always seeking out new spots to nap. You should not get too worried if your kitty disappear for a while, she may have found a new secret hiding place where she can enjoy some …

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?

cat eat vegetables

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, …

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Communicating With Your Cat

Cats are known for their emotional opaqueness and standoffishness compared with dogs. Most owners may think their pets don’t seem interested in communicating with them, as long as the food arrives on time. It is not too soon to speak with your cat, even it is your first day together. care. You will strengthen your bond between you and your …

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Cat Carrier

Many pet owners do not need a cat carrier most of the time, but you find that you do need one from time to time. For instance, cat owner will require a carrier when: Routine checkup and vaccination at the vet Occasional travel outdoor. For example, bringing you kitty to a nearby park In case of an emergency for unexpected …

Reasons Why Cat Vomit

cat vomiting

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 …

Essential Playtime For Cats

Obesity and behavioral problems are much more common in indoor-only versus indoor-outdoor cats, probably in large part because of inactivity and boredom. So play is essential to any cat’s health and sanity. Toys that stimulate the prey drive will get cats chasing, stalking, pouncing, and generally burning off energy and steam. A bored cat will find ways to “keep busy,” and …