The importance of wellness exams for your cat Just as it is important to get regular medical checkups for yourself, the same holds true for your cat. Cats need routine wellness exams at least once a year, and older cats should be checked every six months. Millions of people include cats as part of their…

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How to prevent and treat heartworms in cats Millions of Americans share their homes with pets and enjoy their affection and unfettered zest for life. However, pet ownership also comes with challenges when a pet becomes sick and one of the most frustrating ailments is heartworm disease. Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal…

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Feeding cats in a multiple cat household Millions of U.S. households include cats as pets, with a large majority home to two or more. As with most anything, multiple iterations can create challenges and one of the biggest with cats comes at feeding time. With multiple cats wandering the house, situations could arise that require…

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How to prevent common litter box issues In addition to spending a large majority of their lives sleeping, most of us know cats are also very clean animals, grooming themselves for hours on end. But there is a darker (call it dirtier) side to their lifestyle: litter box problems. As a frustrated pet owner, you…

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How to select the right environmental enrichment for your cat If you have an indoor cat, or several, you are probably familiar with their desire for activity to keep them occupied (and out of trouble). Cats need stimulation and regular recreation to maintain strong mental and physical health and there is a term for this:…

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5 important disaster preparedness tips for cat owners Emergency preparedness is always a wise strategy for many different potential scenarios. Natural disasters from floods to fires to violent storms and a host of other calamities are more common than ever and responsible homeowners will be ready to face such challenges to keep their families safe…

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How to avoid the most common holiday cat emergencies The holiday season is upon us and that means wonderful times with friends and family, surrounded by great food and festive decorations. It’s a fun time for our pets as well, what with all of the stimulation and extra goodies and irresistible temptations. It all sounds…

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5 important cat safety tips for the holiday season The holiday season is right around the corner and it’s a happy, festive time with fun and merriment. It’s also the perfect time for your cat to get in big trouble—knocking around Christmas ornaments, digging in the poinsettias, or eating things that could make him very…

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