Monthly Archives: August 2016

Common Cat Care Myths

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Common Cat Care Myths Many cat owners tend to believe in some misconceptions about cats, not knowing that these myths can cause serious problems. The common cat care myths had been spreading through generations of cat owners. False beliefs that had been so often repeated throughout the word of mouth finally become a myth. Thus, cats love for milk was exaggerated because the most households in the past offered it to cats as the only food they had, and cats […]

Common Diseases in Cats

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Common Diseases in Cats Cats are independent and solitary creatures, who tend to hide any sign of weakness. They will not show any sign of illness until the disease progresses and becomes obvious. Unfortunately, for many cats, it can be too late. For that reason, we, as cat owners, should know what ailments and diseases are the most common in cats. That knowledge can help us act preventively and discover disease on time. When ill, cats usually hide in some […]

High-Rise Syndrome in Cats

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High-Rise Syndrome in Cats In urban settings, the common issue that affects many cats is known as high-rise syndrome. Namely, one veterinarian clinic in New York named the issue when they realize that three to five cats per week, who fell from high buildings, were their patients. The number of injured cats was bigger in the summer. What they have also found out was that almost 90 percent cats, who were affected by the high-rise syndrome, recovered successfully from injuries. […]

What Causes Lack of Appetite in Cats?

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What Causes Lack of Appetite in Cats? Lack of appetite is frequent among cats. Even though cats are usually considered as finicky eaters, the first think we should check when they lack appetite is their health. Namely, cats lose interest in food when ill. Various health issues such as gastrointestinal problems, heart issues, kidney disease, neurological problems, and even cancer can manifest through weight loss. Veterinarians especially warn us to observe whether a lack of appetite is accompanied by vomiting, […]

Why Are Cats Finicky Eaters?

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Why Are Cats Finicky Eaters? Many cats may behave as finicky eaters from time to time. The first thing we should do when a cat starts behaving like picky eater is to check his health. A lack of appetite, lethargy, and vomiting are the common symptoms of various health issues in cats. When we exclude illness as the cause for his pickiness, the next thing is to determine his stress level. Namely, many cats can express a problem with food […]