The appearance of cat illness symptoms is often delayed and you might easily overlook or not even be aware of the fact that your cat developed an illness and is not feeling well any more.
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Cats can get arthritis too – cat owners get more and more aware about this fact and let their vet examine their pet, if they see weird behaviour or symptoms that are clearly making them suspicious that something is not right.
Eating of feces or coprophagia, is a common behavior for dogs, but also for other species. Dogs eat their own feces or that of other canines and other animal species. How can you stop your dog eating poop?
If your pet isn’t micro-chipped and registered yet, you should consider doing this. There are many benefits, e.g.:In case your pet ran away it is quickly identified and can be reunited with you, its insertion is fast and an almost painless procedure, if you want to travel with your pet abroad, it is required that your pet has got a permanent ID.
Fact is pets are becoming overweight and struggle with weight related diseases, such as diabetes, arthritis, cardiovascular conditions, asthma, neoplasia, cancer, allergies etc.
Now, veterinary researchers suggest that obesity in pets caused by our own life style, may be the cause of dementia in dogs and cats.
Dolphins have got the ability to switch off half of their brain, according to marine researchers. This way they stay awake for days, so they are able to swim to the surface and breathe and are constantly aware of their surroundings.
Why is using Tylenol or another acetaminophen/ paracetamol containing painkiller for dogs and cats not a good idea? What are the side effects, can it be fatal and what to use instead? This article discusses some of these questions.
Halloween is only a few days away and pets in themed costumes look cute and sweet. Therefore, every year there are more and more cats and dogs wearing pet Halloween costumes, taking part as a little surprise guest on Halloween parties. Unfortunately, our pets can also cause fire by accident, especially, when there are stoves […]
Feline arthritis in its early stage is very often overlooked. Cats are able to “hide” discomfort and pain, so only after a certain time, when the condition is becoming worse and signs obvious to you, you might let her examine by your veterinarian. Make sure to observe unregularities in your pet, because you could […]
Cats are curious, but also usually very cautious. Injuries in cats are far less occurring than in dogs, but it still happens….
Cats with arthritis respond usually very well to acupuncture treatment.
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