My 18 year old cat seems to be going deaf and has health problems. Advice?

My 18-year-old beloved tortoiseshell (calico) long-hair female seems to be going deaf. Her sight is already impaired in one of her eyes. So concerned over her as she no longer wants to go out, does not trust anyone other than … please continue reading

Carpet Chemicals and Cats

Are chemicals added to new carpets poisoning cats or causing allergies or dermatitis or breathing problems and cancer? I don’t know and neither does anyone else. However, there is often a cocktail of nasty chemicals added to new carpets for … please continue reading

Electronic Gadgets Designed to Alleviate Feline Boredom

As far as having an addiction to felines is concerned, it doesn’t take rocket science for anyone to figure out that this writer is not alone in suffering the symptoms of this delightful condition; one, for which thankfully, there is … please continue reading

Colonel Meow has died

Colonel Meow, one of the most famous internet cats in the world, died January 29 after a brief illness. He was rescued several years ago by the Seattle Persian and Himalayan Society after being found abandoned on the side of … please continue reading

Cats Protection and the Lost Icelandic Bank Deposits

In 2008, at the start of the financial crisis, it was revealed that the venerable cat charity Cats Protection had potentially lost £11.4 million deposited in Icelandic banks that had gone bust. As the total amount of money available to … please continue reading

USA: Low-level Exposure to Lead and Feline Kidney Disease

Is the domestic cat being inadvertently exposed to tiny particles from household products containing lead, which end up damaging the cat’s kidneys? This is about making connections between various sources of information. There are three factors that indicate to me … please continue reading