Cats are almost notorious for vomiting. Itʼs gross, and we donʼt want to deal with it, but this bodily function is sometimes necessary for them. Just as we occasionally get sick, the reason doesnʼt always have to be because… Read More
Posts Tagged ‘cat health’
3 Tips for How to Get Your Cat to Drink More Water
Cats descend from the African desert cat which is why you will not see them drink a lot of water. However, like humans, drinking more water is healthy for cats–it will flush their digestive tract, and prevent serious health issues… Read More
Wet Vs. Dry: The Great Cat Food Debate
If you’re a cat person, you’re probably very aware of the differences between feeding dry versus can cat food. Cats are extremely sensitive to food; they’re picky, and if you give them something they don’t sit well with, they may… Read More
Why Does My Cat Purr?
Cats purr using their larynx and diaphragm muscles, both while breathing in and breathing out. Exactly how the central nervous system controls those contractions isn’t yet understood, but cat behaviorists can understand why a cat is purring and how they… Read More
Is My Cat Normal?
All cats have weird little quirks. But how do you know that your cat’s cute quirk is normal and not a sign of a health issue? Read on to learn how to tell the difference between harmless kitty quirks and… Read More
Easter Lilies and Other Flowers that are Deadly to Cats
Easter has come and gone, and you may be enjoying the beautiful new Easter lilies that are adorning your windowsill. Your cat may also be enjoying them, but not in a good way! If you have a cat who has… Read More
The True Value of an Annual Physical Exam (and an Update on Howie!)
You may remember a post on this blog about Howie, my adorable cream and white cat that I adopted at 12 weeks old. By two years old, he was still as active as a kitten, always pouncing, running, and playing!… Read More