Stoves, heaters, fireplaces, chimneys, candles, cigarettes, kerosene heaters can harm your cat
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Cat by fireplace

The things mentioned in the title are potential sources of fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) and a study in Taiwan found that high concentrations of these particles ‘was significantly associated with respiratory disease in cats, suggesting potentially harmful effects of … please continue reading

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

Tidy Cats Lightweight Litter Allegedly Killed Four Tonkinese Kittens
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I have received a very poignant comment from a Tonkinese cat breeder in America about Tidy Cats Lightweight Litter and how she believes it killed four of her kittens who, incidentally, had been earmarked for adoption by clients. Tonkinese cats … please continue reading