Cat and Kitten Food Recommendation

Cat Food Recommendation Insider’s Look at Life’s Abundance from Life’s Abundance on Vimeo.Life’s Abundance Pet FoodIn the past decade or so, most cat owners have become more aware that their cats need a good diet for optimal health. However, most of us have been so inundated with “this brand is better than that brand” by the media and pet food … Read More

Cat Emergency First Aid Kit

Emergency First Aid KitYou never know when an accident will happen or an emergency involving your cat. Keeping an emergency kit at your home is a good idea. You can put a first aid kit together yourself and buy the items separately or buy one ready-made. If you make one yourself, use a small plastic tub with a tight fitting … Read More

Cat Microchipping

Cat MicrochippingFor years, dogs have been microchipped. It is a no-brainer to have a dog microchipped, dogs usually go outside to potty, dogs are taken to obedience classes, for walks, rides, and hikes. Therefore, dogs are more susceptible to straying from home and becoming lost. Nowadays, most cats live indoors never setting a paw outside. However, a cat can accidentally … Read More

Cat Owners Have Rights

Cat Owners Have RightsYou, as a cat owner, have the right and responsibility to ask your veterinarian questions regarding the diagnosis, medical tests, treatment plan, and prognosis for your pet. When you are in the hospital, you ask the nurse what she is injecting into your IV or what pill she is giving you BEFORE it happens to make sure there … Read More

Cat Vaccinations

Cat VaccinationsFor a while now, I have been noticing an increase in the instances of kitten owners not taking their kitten in for its 16th week vaccination. Not only are kitten owners not getting this crucial vaccination for their kitten, but there seems to be a few breeders out there that are also not properly vaccinating their kittens even if … Read More

Cat Vitals and When Is It An Emergency?

Cat Vitals and When It Is An EmergencyKnowing how to take your cat’s pulse, take its temperature and find out its respiration is a handy skill if you feel your cat is ill and trying to decide if a trip to the veterinarian’s office is necessary. The rate a cat’s heart beats is his “pulse” rate which normally beats between … Read More

Cats and Bad Breath

Cats and Bad Breathp>In medical terms, bad breath is “halitosis” and it is a common problem reported by pet owners to their veterinarians. Some sort of dental problem is the most common cause of bad breath in cats as bacteria, saliva, and food particles can form plaque which causes bad breath. If left untreated, the build-up of plaque can develop … Read More

Cats and Breeding Behaviors

Cats and Breeding BehaviorsNormally, a cat that is housed exclusively indoors and under the influence of seasonal light (the sun) will not have estrus cycles during the Winter months, especially November and December when daylight hours are shorter. With the onset of an increase of sunlight during the day, female cats will start their estrus cycles again. This is why … Read More

Cats and Cages

Cats and CagesMany cat breeder websites boast about being a “cageless” or “cage-free” cattery – inferring that they allow ALL their cats to run free in their entire home. Those breeders say their kittens are “raised underfoot” in their home. An impressive statement, but is it accurate? The terms “cageless” or “cage free” are misleading, and I believe that breeder … Read More

Cats and Declawing

Cats and DeclawingMany people believe that declawing their cat is the surgical removal of the cat’s nails. This is incorrect. Before making the decision to have your cat declawed be aware that there may be an alternative to declawing. Declawing a cat is a procedure that is mostly done in the United States, and most owners are not aware of … Read More