Shaming people does not help. It forces them into seclusion and takes the kitties there with them

Posted December 30, 2018 by Rae Bitner Introduction by Elisa: I found this story as I was checking the various groups and thought it was one that needed to be told. This is as it should be. Helping people, one … please continue reading

Xylitol can prove fatal to pets and is in creamy desserts like sugar-free pudding, pie filling, and yogurt

Xylitol is a naturally occurring sugar that can be found in fruits and vegetables and can prove fatal to pets. It can also be found in creamy desserts like sugar-free pudding, pie filling, and yogurt. Peanut butter is often what … please continue reading

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

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

Conditions and Diseases Linked to Indoor and Outdoor Cats

Indoor cat

Confined cats live longer than cats allowed to roam freely outside but there are health issues directly associated with full-time indoor living. In the United States between 50 and 60 percent of domestic cats are kept indoors permanently while in … please continue reading