Ipswich, Australia cat is lucky to be alive after eating a ball of wool
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An Ipswich, Australia cat is lucky to be alive after eating a ball of wool. This is a story I can’t get the whole scoop on because all of the sources I checked are only available with a media subscription. … please continue reading

Chinese can’t trust their own cat food but American cat food is held up at customs
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Chinese guy in Hong Kong with his cat

Because of the trade war between China and America, Chinese cat and dog owners are struggling to get their hands on American cat and dog food. The more discerning Chinese pet owner is buying American pet food because they simply … please continue reading

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) toxic to domestic cats
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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
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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