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

Bravecto, Credelio, Nexgard and Simparica flea treatments might cause seizures in cats and dogs

No isoxazoline class for these kittens

CBS News tell us that cat owners should be aware that Bravecto, Credelio, Nexgard and Simparica flea and tick treatments might put cats (and dogs) at an increased risk of neurological adverse reactions including seizures, ataxia (disjointed movement due to … 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

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