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Am I Supposed to Bathe My Cat?

Cats are extremely clean creatures. They spend a large portion of each day licking and grooming themselves to uphold their high standards of cleanliness and are typically very picky about the substances they touch or get into. Even still, one of the most common cat questions is if and when cats should receive a bath. […]

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Soothe Your Cat’s Dry Winter Skin with These 5 Tips

One of the most frustrating parts of winter is dry, flaky skin. But humans aren’t the only ones that can have this problem. Cats, too, can suffer from dry skin when the temperatures drop. Cats with dry skin are more likely to shed skin flakes or dandruff and may also have problems with itching and […]

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Shedding Everywhere: Reasons Why Your Cat is Losing So Much Hair

One of the tell-tale signs of cat ownership is the seemingly endless supply of cat hair that manages to get everywhere—like your clothes, furniture and sometimes even food. Shedding can become a nuisance. It can also get scary for owners when it seems like their cat is losing more hair than it should be. If […]

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Eradicate Fleas in Your Home Before Winter

It’s almost winter, which means that most of the creepy, crawly insects that hover around your home in the summer months are either dying off or preparing to lay low. However, one type of pest might actually be making its way inside your home before the cold settles in: cat fleas. Cat fleas are the […]

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Tooth Decay Affects More Than the Mouth: Understanding Periodontal Disease

Every pet owner knows that it’s hard to keep their pet’s pearly whites pearly-white for very long. Routine brushing can be a battle with fussy dogs and cats, and bacterial growth seems to be constant. However, without proper oral hygiene, your pet could face a painful and potentially-devastating disease. Periodontal disease, also known as gum […]

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Clip Your Cat’s Nails to Prevent Paw Pad Punctures, Infections and Swelling

Cats are active creatures, running and pouncing on their paws at all hours of the day. The pads of their feet, made of cushioned layers of fat and keratin, are sensitive, though, and can be easily injured by scrapes and sharp objects. If you notice your cat is limping or in pain while walking, there’s […]

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Can You Brush a Cat’s Teeth?

Oral hygiene is a priority for most pet owners—most of us brush our teeth twice a day to minimize the risk of cavities and gum disease. Despite this being part of our everyday routine, a lot of pet owners fail to also keep up with their pet’s oral hygiene. If you own a cat, you’ve […]

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Your Cat’s Excessive Shedding May Need to be Monitored

Part of being a cat owner is knowing that if you wear dark clothing around your cat, it might not remain dark due to being covered in hair! Cats shed their fur—it’s just a fact. But what happens if you feel like the fur you are discovering around your home is too much to be […]

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Is Your Cat Grooming Excessively?

Our feline friends spend a lot of time laying around, napping and grooming themselves. In fact, cats can spend up to 50 percent of their time licking and grooming, which is why many cat owners don’t bat an eye when their cat appears to be bathing itself all day long. However, some cats can cross […]

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Shedding Happens – But there are Ways to Reduce It!

It is almost inevitable and unavoidable that if you have pets, you will have varying degrees of animal fur at various times of the year! Shedding is a natural process so you cannot eliminate it entirely. Shedding happens, but take heart that in can be reduced! The volume of shedding does depend on genetics and […]

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