Persian cat breeds are known for their beautiful hair, adorable look, and exquisite personality. This breed of cat is an ancient breed and originated from the middle east. Over the years, Persian cat breeds were preferred and loved by many people worldwide, especially in the US. The cats are medium sized and normally weigh between 8 and 12 pounds and have a life-span of up to 15 years. This captivating and precious cat breed is known for its adorable … [Read more...] about Persian Cats Breeds and Care
Choose food for cat: Which is the best?
The latest statistics are revealing that a great many of America's pets are obese, from years of being fed table scraps and the wrong kinds of food. Therefore, picking the proper cat food for your feline is not a decision to be considered lightly! Make no mistake about it, cats, dogs, and other of our favorite pets can suffer from many of the same consequences as humans do from obesity: diabetes, heart problems, strokes, and other debilitating … [Read more...] about Choose food for cat: Which is the best?
Common things to watch for in pets
Since our pets can’t talk to us when they aren’t feeling well, it’s up to the owner to recognize the signs a pet is showing when something is wrong. And the sooner an owner can recognize there is a problem the sooner the pet can be treated, which may help prevent a mild problem from becoming a serious one. Here is my list of simple things that all pet owners should be able to recognize and should check their pet for on a regular basis. Increased thirst … [Read more...] about Common things to watch for in pets
Cat Home Safety Tips
It’s never an easy time for an owner when their pet is sick or injured. Many people consider their pet to be a close family member, and when it is ill, it is a time of tremendous stress and worry, not only for the pet’s health, but often times, also for the cost of treatment. What can make it even worse for the owner is when they realize that they either caused or could have prevented their pet’s illness or injury. Now they are faced with terrible … [Read more...] about Cat Home Safety Tips
Dental Disease in Pets
So, does anyone know what the #1 disease of dogs and cats is? Here are some hints. It is so pervasive that 80-90% of animals over age 4 suffer from some degree of it. It can vary in severity from mild to a more serious condition causing pain, discomfort and possibly involving other organ systems. It is also one of the most overlooked conditions by pet owners and until recently many veterinarians. Know what it is yet? Answer: dental disease. Periodontal … [Read more...] about Dental Disease in Pets
Ticks and Fleas in Cats
Just like dogs, cats are also infested by fleas and ticks. These small adorable creatures can’t bear the pain and irritation caused by fleas, ticks, lice and other insects. It is easy to spot fleas on cats because of the short coat. Once you find about parasite infestation, you need to start shopping for cat flea and tick control products. What are Fleas: Fleas are shiny dark brown parasites about 1/12 inches long, covered in small spines. They have a … [Read more...] about Ticks and Fleas in Cats
Children and Cats: Vital Safety Lessons You Need to Know
Children and cats are made for each other. However, there are of course some rules that you should lay down with your kids so that both them and the cat can remain safe as they play and have fun together. Children, have a tendency to hurt cats (particularly small kittens) while playing with them. Although it is not done on purpose, kids lack physical discretion and usually get out of control during play. It is very common for them to bruise or injure … [Read more...] about Children and Cats: Vital Safety Lessons You Need to Know
Few Basic Tips for Choosing a Kitten From the Litter
Choosing a kitten from a litter is a very fun process. Not only is it exciting to know that you're about to take home a brand new kitten, but the process of looking at a litter and finding out which one is right for you is a great experience. How to Pick a Health Kitten When you view the litter, look at their behavior, how do they react when they see you? Are they playful, confident, and bright? Or did they all seem shy, withdrawn, and sluggish? Be sure … [Read more...] about Few Basic Tips for Choosing a Kitten From the Litter