Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) toxic to domestic cats

Toxic to cats: per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

Years ago I wrote about fire retardants in furniture which could affect the thyroid gland of the domestic cat. Please click on FIRE RETARDANTS. Then I wrote about a range of chemical impregnated into carpets. I had no idea at … please continue reading

Feline Diabetes caused by fire-retardants in carpets, curtains and upholstery

Feline Diabetes caused by fire-retardants in carpets, curtains and upholstery

I am referring to feline diabetes insipidus which is a rare variation of diabetes. It is not related to insulin production as is the case for diabetes mellitus. I have mentioned the hazardous nature of fire-retardants before but not in … 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