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

Weedkiller ‘Roundup’ caused terminal cancer in groundskeeper so what about cats?

I am sorry to hear that Dewayne Johnson, a groundskeeper contracted terminal cancer from Monsanto’s weedkiller, Roundup. It contains a dangerous herbicide, glyphosate, which Johnson proved caused his cancer. Monsanto hid the dangers of this herbicide for years putting profit … please continue reading

The “world’s best pet food” claimed to contain dangerous levels of toxins

Contaminated cat food

Champion Pet Food say their ‘trusted’ products are the world’s best yet they are being sued for allowing their products Orijen and Acana to contain levels of arsenic, mercury, lead, cadmium and/or bispenol A (BPA) which risk the health of … please continue reading

Triclosan (TCS): an example of how pet food manufacturers risk the health of our cats

TCS can harm cats

It is time for commercial pet food manufacturers to be more concerned about how their products can harm domestic cats. There are too many instances of sloppy manufacturing which hints at a poor attitude by the manufacturers towards pet health. … please continue reading

The flea spray which poisons cats

Insecticide toxic to cats

A flea spray based upon the naturally occurring insecticide, pyrethrins, is being pulled from supermarket shelves in Australia after adverse reactions by cats. Pyrethrins are poisonous to cats whether they are natural or synthetic. So I find it unwise that … please continue reading

Surge in Human Thyroid Cancer Due to Flame Retardants in Sofas and Mattresses

Cat owners should (must) be concerned about fire retardants in household products. They are incredibly toxic. We can’t see them and we can’t feel any difference to our lifestyle and our health until it is too late. As important is … please continue reading

Cat owners should get rid of house dust regularly

Research indicates that house dust contains flame retardant chemicals (from sofas and chairs), arsenic, lead and DDT. I suspect that, through usage, flame retardant chemicals are ejected from furniture over time. Although DDT was banned in America in 1972, it … please continue reading

Ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®) is the most common human medication ingested by pets

Human pills hurting cats

Ibuprofen (Advil®, Motrin®) is the most common human medication ingested by pets in the USA. There are probably two main reasons: It is one of the most common human pain killers. There are a lot of pills lying around and… … please continue reading