Cat Health

Identifying Carrier States of Disease in Shelter Cats

It is important for a shelter worker to understand the common carrier states of disease so they can best recognize…

22 hours ago

Frosty Was a Cat Who Was Abandoned But Was Saved By Caring Children

Frost (Frosty and The Frost as nicknames) is one of my favorite cats that we have ever taken in at…

3 days ago

7 cats at sanctuary fatally poisoned overnight because e-cigarette was left out by guest

Nowadays we are all accustomed to the e-cigarette vaping device. The cartridges for the device contain nicotine which is very…

3 days ago

1 in 10 cats afflicted with hyperthyroidism in USA possibly caused by TDCIPP

This is a pet subject of mine. You can't see it, feel it or smell it but it is dangerous…

3 days ago

Sir Hershey Is Imperfectly Perfect And I love Him For It

The mascot at our rescue currently is Sir Hershey. Sir Hershey is a huge Ragdoll that we rescued from Saint…

4 days ago

What I Learned From Saving a Kitten Named Hope

The above video is of Hope - a kitten who seemingly had no chance of ever being able to live…

4 days ago

Domestic cats eat grass to purge parasitic worms from their gut

There has been a long discussion on the internet about the reasons why domestic cats eat grass. Many years go,…

1 week ago

The top 10 cat poisons in the USA and lilies are in the number 1 spot

Who would have thought that lilies are the top cat poison in the USA? This beautiful plant has been discussed…

2 weeks ago

Relocation of shelter animals transports heartworm as it is not always tested

The relocation of shelter animals often by air is commonplace in America. It's a great idea as it leads to…

3 weeks ago

Can cats get hayfever?

Yes, cats can get hayfever. Hayfever is also called allergic rhinitis (nasal allergies). Feline hay fever is caused by contact…

4 weeks ago