Monthly Archives: August 2015

What Common Mistakes Do Cat Owners Usually Make?

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What Common Mistakes Do Cat Owners Usually Make? We, as cat owners, love and adore these beautiful and independent animals, trying to do our best to make them happy. However, it often happens that our love, although essential, is not enough to ensure a good health for our cats. We often make mistakes because of a lack of information, misinterpretation of their body language, or simply, trying to apply to them something that works for us. The problem lies in […]

What Causes Dull Hair Coat in Cats?

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What Causes Dull Hair Coat in Cats? Cats are clean animals that spend almost a third of their lives licking their coats. Although experts suggest that dull and sparse coat do not always indicate an illness, it would be wise to consult a veterinarian when a cat shows the signs of poor coat condition. A dull hair coat in cats has to be investigated because of its possible underlying causes. Sometimes, an overweight cat can get patches of dull hair, […]

How to Prevent a Cat from Being a Finicky Eater

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How to Prevent a Cat from Being a Finicky Eater Every cat can become a finicky eater because of numerous reasons. According to experts, there are common issues that cause a cat to refuse food. Sometimes, shape and size of bowls can turn the cat away from food. The cleanliness and position of the bowls are also very important because cats do not like dirty dishes and are confused when the eating area and the toilet are too close to […]

Common Problems in Cat Behavior

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Common Problems in Cat Behavior Cat behavior often puzzles us, cat caregivers. In spite of years of domestication, they have retained an instinctual behavior, they had developed in the wilderness of Africa. Some behavior patterns, during the centuries of cohabitation with humans, were transformed to a lesser extent. When a cat behaves by our standards, we do not bother ourselves with the causes of its behavior patterns. However, when our cat develops a bad habit, then we are annoyed, angry, […]

Bad Breath in Cats

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Bad Breath in Cats Every cat can have bad breath from time to time. The occasional foul odor of their mouths usually comes from the food they eat, such as canned tuna. However, if a cat suddenly gets bad breath, which persists for some period, then it could point out to some other cause. In this case, we as cat caregivers should pay attention to other possible symptoms. According to veterinarians, the most frequent cause of bad breath in cats […]