Permethrin-treated clothing toxic to cats

Spraying clothes with permethrin

Some people spray the insecticide permethrin on their clothing to stop them being bitten by ticks. Ticks can cause nasty illnesses in people: Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. It sounds like a reasonable idea but permethrin is very … please continue reading

Surveillance camera records mountain lion attacking and carrying away domestic cat

Cougar attacks domestic cat

WARNING: HARD TO WATCH VIDEO. This is an difficult to watch video if you are a cat lover but the strong of heart will steel themselves. It is, however, a reminder of the dangers to house cats from predators in … please continue reading

Endotoxins from dead salmonella in pet food can harm your cat

Endotoxins from dead salmonella in pet food can harm your cat

Endotoxins from dead salmonella in pet food can harm your cat’s health but the FDA are apathetic to the pleas of a well-known pet food expert and consumer advocate, Susan Thixton, to change their stance with respect to this toxin in pet food. please continue reading

Are tulips safe for cats?

Tulips are toxic to cats

Are tulips safe for cats? The clear answer is no as they are decidedly toxic to cats. The toxins are mainly in the tulip bulb. But what is less clear is how damaging the tulip poisoning is. Is it fatal or can the cat recover? My research tells me that cats normally recover. Although in a story the cat was euthanised. please continue reading