How to Help Cats Survive Summer Heat?

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How to Help Cats Survive Summer Heat? Summer heat is a great challenge for our beautiful pets. They have more difficulties to survive summer heat than people. They do not sweat and cannot take off a warm fur during summer months. Even though cats have their own way to cool themselves during the summer heat, we can do a lot to help them. The first thing we can do is to ensure that outdoor cat does not get outside from […]

When Do Cats Shed Too Much?

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When Do Cats Shed Too Much? Cats in the wild shed twice a year – in the spring and autumn. In the spring, they shed their underlying coat and prepare for hot summer months. On the other hand, their fur grows during the autumn to protect them from a cold weather during the winter. However, domestic cats, especially the indoor ones, shed throughout the year. Heating and cooling in our buildings and houses confuse the cat’s perfect shedding cycle. For […]

What Are Causes of Sudden Weight Loss in Cats?

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What Are Causes of Sudden Weight Loss in Cats? Even though obesity is the main problem regarding cat health, sudden weight-loss is not less dangerous. Namely, cats that experience sudden weight loss are in a huge health risk. The reason for that is its underlying cause. According to feline experts, it is a medical issue that often leads to a sudden lack of appetite, malabsorption or loss of important nutrients. Geriatric cats are particularly at risk, because losing weight for […]

How to Protect Cats from High-Rise Syndrome?

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How to Protect Cats from High-Rise Syndrome? During summer months, it becomes almost impossible to keep windows closed. It is no wonder that high-rise syndrome in cats gets almost epidemic proportions among indoor cats during the summer. Fortunately, only cats that live in the buildings are at risk. According to veterinarians, the most dangerous falls are from the second to the seventh floor. When falling from the first floor, they usually land on their feet. Interestingly, cats who fall from […]

Can We Get Toxoplasmosis from Indoor Cat?

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Can We Get Toxoplasmosis from Indoor Cat? Cats are carriers of toxoplasmosis, the disease that may threaten the lives of unborn children. Pregnant women, particularly worry about toxoplasmosis and they are overly concerned, even when they have the indoor cat. Their main concern is: can we get toxoplasmosis from an indoor cat? According to veterinarians, the answer is simple – yes, if we feed a cat raw meat or a cat gets in contact with the infected cat. Once a […]