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Cat Flu – Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Cat Flu – Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Did You Know that Cats Can Get the Flu Too? Influenza (Flu) is not just about people. Your cat may also get this viral infection. Although most cats recover completely from influenza(Cat Flu), it can be particularly difficult in young, older or immune-deficient cats. Causes of Cat Flu The symptoms of influenza are often caused by exposure to “Feline Calicivirus” (FCV) or feline viral rhinotra...

Indoor Cat: 10 Reason Why Your Cat Should be One

Indoor Cat: 10 Reason Why Your Cat Should be One

An indoor cat has several advantages over cats that spend time outdoors too; indoor cats are not exposed to infections, parasites, traffic accidents or poisonous plants and foods. Indoor cats live a longer life, due to the lower incidence of illnesses and accidents. 1. No Parasites Skin and intestinal parasites such as fleas, tapeworms, hookworms are contracted from the outside, from ot...

Tips For A Healthy Cat in Naples

Tips For A Healthy Cat in Naples

If you love your cat you’ll want to know how to keep your cat as healthy as possible. There are many different things that could come into play and be dangerous to your cat’s health, so it’s important to know what to look for to keep your cat a healthy cat her entire life. The typical house cat will go through three main life stages. The exact duration of each stage varies between di...

7 Summer Cat Care Tips

7 Summer Cat Care Tips

Now that it’s summer, it’s important for pet parents to understand how the warmer weather can affect their pets. cat care tips – Cats love the summer, and it’s obvious why — cats enjoy basking in the sun just like many of their pet parents! They are also spectators and enjoy all the increased activity around them – birds chirping and critters outside scurrying about. Here are ...

Does Your Cat Get Bored? How to Keep Cat Stimulated and Interested

Does Your Cat Get Bored? How to Keep Cat Stimulated and Interested

Keeping a Cat Stimulated, Interested and Healthy There is ample evidence that cats who spend their lives entirely indoors live much longer than their outdoor-only counterparts. But keeping an indoor cat stimulated, interested happy as well as healthy means providing more than just good nutrition and regular veterinary care – you must also enrich your kitty’s environment. Eliciting a cat’s n...

Cat Teeth Cleaning : Top 10 Tips on How to Keep Your Cat’s Teeth Clean

Cat Teeth Cleaning : Top 10 Tips on How to Keep Your Cat’s Teeth Clean

Cat Teeth Cleaning : Proper Dental Hygiene Many people often wonder, “How many teeth does a cat have?” Cats have 30 teeth once they reach adulthood, and taking care of all those teeth on their own isn’t easy. Unlike us, cats can’t brush their teeth or find a suitable domestic replacement for chewing on bones and grass — their way of keeping their teeth clean when they’re o...

Common Cat Diseases That Can Affect Your Furry Friend

Common Cat Diseases That Can Affect Your Furry Friend

As a responsible cat owner in Naples, it is important to have an idea of what cat diseases may affect your pet. Cats can be affected by many common diseases—infectious and non-infectious. Although there are certain cat diseases that cannot be prevented, most common diseases in cats can be prevented by vaccination, proper nutrition, regular grooming and health check-ups. Common Cat Diseases Felin...

Kitten Health Care Tips

Kitten Health Care Tips

When it comes to raising kittens, the philosophy is pretty similar to that of bringing up children. If you provide proper kitten health care and training when they’re young, it increases the odds they’ll grow up to be healthy, well-adjusted adults. So if you recently adopted a kitten, start incorporating this advice as soon as possible. Kitten Health Care requirements:Don’t Treat Your Kitte...

Cat Veterinarian : Why Cats Need Vets

Cat Veterinarian : Why Cats Need Vets

As responsible cat owners, we all know (or should know) that regular veterinary examinations are a necessity for keeping our cats healthy. However, according to the most recent U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographics information released by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), 9.6% of cat owners do not take their cat to the cat veterinarian at all and 27.1% visit a veterinarian only whe...

Pet Behavior – What Is Your Cat Trying to Tell You?

Pet Behavior – What Is Your Cat Trying to Tell You?

Dogs we get, mostly because they are so easy to get. They have expressive faces and body language that we can read pretty accurately, according to researchers who study pet behavior. Cats, on the other hand, are known for their emotional opaqueness and standoffishness; even the cat-ladiest of cat ladies might think that their pets don’t seem altogether interested in communicating with them, as l...