Why You Should Microchip Your Cat!

A study in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, reveals that fewer than 2 percent of lost cats and about 22 percent of lost dogs entering animal shelters are returned to their original families. When microchipped and registered, 52 percent of dogs and over 38 percent of cats are re-united with their owners. Unfortunately, only 58 percent of … Read More

Zoonosis – Yourself and Your Cat

Zoonotic diseases (also called zoonosis) that can pass from animals to humans. Most diseases are species specific. Good hygiene can help avoid most zoonotic diseases by disinfecting contaminated areas, washing hands after handling contaminated items (including cats) and wearing rubber gloves to prevent infectious matter entering skin wounds. Most diseases pose no threat to humans and treatable by your doctor. … Read More