CATS

Cats are part of our family. Explore useful information and how-to care tips regarding cat health, behaviour and more.

HEALTH & PROTECTION

Why flea prevention matters inside and out?

Fleas are a common and dangerous risk to pets and can be a threat any day of the year. You may already know that fleas thrive in one of your pet’s favourite and most frequented playgrounds – your backyard. Fleas like moisture, shade, soil and grass. However, even if your pets spend most of the…

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HEALTH & PROTECTION

Hyperthyroidism and Your Cat

When you have a kitty, you may not hear anything about feline hyperthyroidism at wellness-visit check-ups, until your feline friend reaches middle age or older. That’s because feline hyperthyroidism is the number one endocrine disorder in older cats.  In fact, hyperthyroidism is so common in older cats that many wellness guidelines recommend screening for this…

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CARE & NUTRITION

Myths about Spaying and Neutering of your Dog or Cat

As a pet owner, you have undoubtedly been confronted with the decision to spay or neuter your dog or cat. Veterinarians and experts agree that there are tremendous benefits to spaying or neutering your pet, both on an individual level and to society at-large. Important health benefits to your feline or canine friends include reduction…

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CARE & NUTRITION

Cats and Hot Weather

Your cat loves to find a warm spot to cuddle up, or take a mid-day nap in a sunny windowsill. But as the weather starts to get warmer, it’s important to remember that cats can suffer just like dogs and humans from too much heat. Sadly, many pets are exposed to extreme heat conditions each…

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HEALTH & PROTECTION

Gastrointestinal Problems in Cats

No one wants to see their beloved feline friend in any kind of pain. But like us, cats can suffer from occasional digestive discomfort, which is just as unpleasant for them as it is for us. It’s important for us, as their caretakers, to be able to recognize when we should be concerned, because sometimes…

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BEHAVIOUR & TRAVEL

Don’t judge your cat by his or her fur – and other important things you should know about your cat’s coat

Different breeds of cats have very distinguished and different types of coats. Some have short hair, some are long-haired, and some appear to be hairless. No matter the type, however, your cat takes great pride in his or her coat, spending hours a day grooming and maintaining that fur. Your cat’s coat is actually a…

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