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Does passive smoking affect cats?

I am surprised that people use Google search to ask whether passive smoking affects domestic cats. Surely, it is obvious…

2 weeks ago

Most popular houseplants are all poisonous to cats bar one

It is a bit of a shock that eight of the most popular houseplants are all toxic to cats bar…

2 weeks ago

What happens when cats eat chocolate?

A chemical reaction takes place inside the cat. Chocolate contains a chemical called theobromine which is toxic to cats and…

3 weeks ago

Can flea collars make cats sick?

Yes, flea collars can make cats sick. They can even kill cats if a dog or puppy flea collar is…

3 weeks ago

Top 10 most poisonous plants to cats

This is a list of the top ten most poisonous plants to cats. I used various websites and books to…

2 months ago

Cat’s blood clots slower than dog’s blood. Snake bites kill less cats than dogs.

Professor Bryan Fry, the leader of a study at the University of Queensland tells us that cat's blood clots more…

2 months ago

WARNING: Cat guardians should beware of cosmetics containing butylparaben

Some cosmetics such a moisturisers and suncreams contain butylparaben. This chemical helps preserve cosmetics. It is described as an 'endocrine…

5 months ago

Per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are inside domestic cats and they are poisonous

A word first about per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). We are told that they are everywhere and potentially harmful in…

5 months ago

California: Killing pests with poisons ends up poisoning everything else including pumas

A Californian, commercial pest controller, Wilmar Mejia, is more clear-headed about the dangers of using poisons to kill rats than…

6 months ago

Benzalkonium chloride is in many household products and it is poisonous to domestic cats

"Check your household products for ingredients and make a note if one or more contains benzalkonium chloride as it could…

10 months ago