Tagged: cat hazards

Cable protectors are ideal to keep kittens safe from eating wires

How to kitten-proof live wires

This is what I would do to kitten-proof live cables in my home in order of priority. I am applying common sense to the problem and simplicity. The solution has got to be easy...

Man soaks fish in alcohol and gives it to his cat as punishment.

Is alcohol toxic to cats? Video example.

Alcohol is toxic to cats as you might expect. The main component of alcohol is ethanol. It’s toxic to people as well so it is logical to conclude that it is toxic to domestic...

Domestic cat chases off coyote

Domestic cat chases off coyote (video)

Whether a cat falls prey to the much larger and capable coyote depends on the individual animals involved in the encounter. In this instance the cat chases off the coyote; no competition. Surprisingly, the...

Roses are non-poisonous to cats

Are roses poisonous to cats?

Roses are not poisonous to cats neither are they poisonous to dogs or horses. They are non-toxic. I’m referring to the Rosa species in the family: Rosaceae. Although they are not toxic chemically, eating...

Black cat enjoys peanut butter to the amusement of his owners. The peanut butter jar is to the right: Jif

Peanut butter-Xylitol-cats-dogs-toxic

People want to know whether peanut butter is toxic to cats as cats sometimes like to lick peanut butter. My research indicates that peanut butter per se is not too bad for cats but...

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