dangers to cats

Itchy cats: Don’t give anti-flea treatment first

Because cat fleas are such a predominant feline health issue, there might be a tendency among cat guardians to presume…

2 months ago

Per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are inside domestic cats and they are poisonous

A word first about per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). We are told that they are everywhere and potentially harmful in…

2 months ago

Please screw lids on food jars before disposing of them to protect stray cats and other animals

It is not uncommon for domestic, stray or feral cats to get their heads stuck in open food jars. It…

4 months ago

Cats in front of wood burning fires or stoves might expose them to carcinogens

It has finally dawned on people that their home can be polluted by toxic chemicals from cleaning sprays, pine and…

5 months ago

Can cats get bitten by brown recluse spiders?

Yes, cats can get bitten by brown recluses spiders in the USA where this poisonous spider is found (see map).…

5 months ago

Can I let my Bengal cat go outside?

The decision as to whether you should let your cat go outside is entirely based in practicalities and the answer…

5 months ago

Purina Breeze cat litter can take on the smell of cat food from their poop and some cats eat it

I wrote about this in February (click this to read the page - opens new tab) and here is a…

6 months ago

Benzalkonium chloride is in many household products and it is poisonous to domestic cats

"Check your household products for ingredients and make a note if one or more contains benzalkonium chloride as it could…

7 months ago

Seagull bit a cat’s tongue and severely damaged it

In an example of how predatory and aggressive seagulls can be, it is thought that an encounter between a domestic…

8 months ago

7 cats at sanctuary fatally poisoned overnight because e-cigarette was left out by guest

Nowadays we are all accustomed to the e-cigarette vaping device. The cartridges for the device contain nicotine which is very…

8 months ago