What to look for as your cat ages

What to look for as your cat ages

Cats, much like people, are prone to a number of illnesses as they age. This is a great article about common aging issues your “senior” cat may face. This article also contains linked words in blue that can take you to more in-depth information regarding...
Ringworm in Cats

Ringworm in Cats

I’m just going to say this. I hate ringworm. It’s very contagious, it’s zoonotic, meaning it can be passed to humans (as well as other animals) and if you are not careful, it’s the “gift that keeps on giving”. When I worked at a...

Cat Coloration Chart

      Cats come in all sorts of colors and patterns and the diversity can be great even within the same litter. I have heard cats called all sort of colors. Some were accurate, some were so far off they were comical. The shelters and rescue groups that deal with cats...

What is TNR and why do we need it?

Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR) is widely recognized as the most humane and effective strategy for reducing feral cat populations.  TNR involves humanely trapping feral cats living in cities, towns and rural areas and transporting them to a  veterinary clinic where they...

How old is this kitten?

It’s kitten season again, and if you find a stray or abandoned kitten, this article will help you identify the age of it. Great photos and progression for comparison! Ally Cat Allies has some amazing information on their website. How old is that kitten? Now you...

List of Items Toxic to Cats

This is by no means a complete list. I will do my best to list all the OTC medications, food, plants and household cleaners I can. If I miss one or you think I have one on the list and are not sure why, feel free to leave a comment. If I’ve made a mistake I will...