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Is Ringworm Contagious to Humans?

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Is Ringworm Contagious to Humans? Ringworm in cats is the highly contagious disease that spreads from cat to cat, from contagious objects to cats and through a contagious environment, such as beddings, carriers, bowls, perches, curtains, carpets, etc. The disease also spreads to humans, especially if the immune system of a person is weak. Therefore, young children, sick people, and elders are more prone to catch the infection. The infection can transmit symptomatic as well as asymptomatic cats. If we […]

Common Misconceptions About Ringworms in Cats

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Common Misconceptions About Ringworms in Cats The disease known as ringworm in cats is, actually, a fungal disease that is also called dermatophytosis or dermatomycosis. It usually affects young cats, cats with weak immune system and senior cats. The disease gets its name because of a circle that encompasses white dot in the middle, resembling ring by its shape. In the past, it was mistakenly believed that some kind of worm causes infection. There are three types of fungus that […]

How to Prevent Kidney Failure in Cats?

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How to Prevent Kidney Failure in Cats? Kidney failure is one of the main causes of death among cats. According to experts, chronic kidney disease or CKD is unavoidable in household cats. However, the same statement is far from the truth for feral cats. It is because household cats live longer, and kidney failure is related to age. Namely, according to feline experts, more than ten percent of cats aged over ten are prone to kidney disease. Furthermore, one-third of […]

Adopting A Diabetic Cat

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Unfortunately there are some owners who when they discover their cats are diabetic panic and either have the cat put down or give it to a charity to rehome. Adopting a diabetic cat is something that most people do not want to do , they would understandably prefer to have a healthy cat or kitten. However caring for a diabetic cat need not be  a daunting task as the following article explains:- http://grandlakenews.com/civic_org/article_26d11321-b046-5ee5-97cd-b09987a4460f.html “Meet Gordon, a 2-year-old tabby cat who […]

Smaller Meals More Times Per Day May Curb Obesity In Cats

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Smaller Meals More Times Per Day May Curb Obesity In Cats New research shows that Smaller Meals More Times Per Day May Curb Obesity In Cats. The same advice is sometimes given to humans by alternative medicine practitioners. The theory behind it for humans being that the 3 meals a day regime came about due to the industrial revolution and first world war, where to keep the factories efficiently running, it became necessary to regiment meal times. Our ancestors however used […]