Banfield and VCA Are Under Same Corporate Umbrella

Recently, I came across an article written by Laura Northrup on dated January 9, 2017, regarding a pending merger of a number of the nation’s biggest veterinary care chains (VCA, Banfield Pet Hospital, and BluePearl Veterinary Partners) under the ownership of Mars Inc. (the candy and packaged foods giant). This is NOT a good thing. I have my own bad experience … Read More

Before Getting a New Persian Kitten

Your Persian cat will depend on you throughout its life which is typically about 15 – 20 years. Can you properly care for a Persian cat and provide a stable home for its lifetime? Statistics show that over 50 percent of all cats change owners at least once in their lifetime. Do you find that statistic as appalling and alarming … Read More

Book Recommendations About Persian Cats and Caring for Felines

Below are a few books that we highly recommend for further information on Persian cats and their care. Click on the picture of the book and the link will open a new window on Are you a cat owner or are you thinking about becoming one? If cats have already cast their magical spell on you, you’ll find valuable … Read More

Bringing Home a New Persian Kitten

No one likes a trip to the vet, but every kitty should go annually. (Photo: IvonneW/iStockphoto) Getting a new cat or kitten is an exciting time. Here are some ideas to help you get prepared for your new Persian. To make the transition and adjustment easier and less stressful for your new Persian cat or Persian kitten, it is best … Read More

Birthing Kittens As Seen Through the Eyes of a Cat Breeder

Millie, our black and white pregnant, female Persian cat, was expected to have her kittens on or about August 19, 2014. On August 18th, she started showing some signs of “nesting” behavior – digging in her birthing box, sitting down on her back haunches, and then unsuccessfully trying to lick her very pregnant belly and nether regions, which for a … Read More

Buying A Registered Persian Kitten

Expect to pay more for a registered Persian kitten than an unregistered purebred kitten. A pedigreed Persian kitten is an investment, so it is important to do your homework. When looking for a pedigreed Persian kitten seek out responsible cat breeders who offer (at a minimum): written health guarantee, age-appropriate vaccinations and wormings, and the kittens have been seen (at … Read More

Canned Cat Food and Dry Cat Food?

The issue of whether to feed canned cat food or dry cat food is one that is very controversial. However, here are a couple of things to consider when deciding which cat food is best for your cat or kitten. Remember, that the quality of the cat food whether canned or dry is a huge factor as well. Dry foods … Read More

Capturing Your Persian In A Pretty Hand-Drawn Picture

By Guest Author: Lucy Fielding Whoever first decided to call a dog man’s best friend has obviously never owned a Persian cat.  Cats are, in fact, more popular in the USA than their canine counterparts, with more than 95.6 million cats living in households across the country as pets.  As loyal human companions to the most delightful animals on the planet, … Read More

Cat and Kitten Food Recommendation

Insider’s Look at Life’s Abundance from Life’s Abundance on Vimeo. In 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 companies that many people are … Read More

Cat Aggression

For cats in the wild, aggression is a natural and healthy behavior. If cats were not aggressive creatures, they would have never survived in the wild. However, now that man has domesticated them, we no longer find their aggressive tendencies acceptable. According to feline behaviorists, there are ten types of cat aggression. However, the cat owner typically sees four of … Read More