Reasons Why Your Cat Might Be Stressed

Stress and anxiety can have debilitating effects on a human's health. Stress in cats acts much the same way. Not only can it exacerbate existing physical conditions, but it can lead to a number of problems often considered behavioral, such as litter box avoidance, aggressive behavior, or depression and withdrawal.…

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What to Do If Your Cat Is Farting

Cats have digestive tracts that are quite similar to a human or a dog so they are not exempt from passing gas. But if a cat is farting more than you think is normal it may be an indication of something else going on inside its body. Regular monitoring of…

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How to Treat Ear Mites in Cats

If you see your dog or cat scratching at its ears and shaking its head, chances are good it may have ear mites. These parasites are common in outdoor cats and are highly contagious (although they don't usually affect humans). They're not usually life-threatening but ear mites can make life…

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Vetericyn Broad Spectrum Antimicrobial Pet Products

Vetericyn Animal Wellness is a line of animal care products. Vetericyn makes a variety of products to safely clean and treats wounds. They also offer products that care for animals' skin, ears, and eyes. The key ingredient in Vetericyn products is hypochlorous acid, an antimicrobial agent (antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal)…

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7 Hybrid Cats Breeds

Hybrid cat breeds are created when a domestic cat is bred with an undomesticated or wild cat breed. This breeding may be done in an attempt to get more wild patterns, colors, and other physical features or to combine favorite personality traits and other attributes of domestic and wild cats.…

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How Old Is Your Cat in Human Years?

Historically, people often think every year of a cat's life is equivalent to seven years of a human's life, but cats actually age must faster than that. And with age, we know that diseases often follow, but cats also act differently at certain life stages. Because of these things, it's…

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Gabapentin Medication for Dogs and Cats

Gabapentin is a prescription medication that also goes by the brand name Neurontin. Initially used for people, it is also used in veterinary medicine to treat seizures and chronic pain in cats and dogs. If your pet has been prescribed gabapentin, it's important that you understand how it's used and…

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Siamese Cats Picture Gallery

In 1880 the King of Siam gave two pairs of Siamese cats to the English consul-general in Bangkok, and he brought them home to England, where they created a sensation. Their popularity zoomed rapidly. Although the breed standard has changed significantly over the years, Siamese remain high in popularity for…

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Ear Hematoma in Dogs

Ear infections are among the most common reasons dogs are seen by their veterinarian. An ear infection can be caused by bacteria, yeast, or a mix of both. Typically, an owner might notice redness or discharge in the ear canal. Because this condition can be itchy and even painful, the…

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11 Cute Pictures of Ragdoll Cats

Ragdoll cats are probably best known for their silky, white-colored fur and bright, blue eyes, but there's much more to these gorgeous kitties than their good looks. Often referred to as "lap cats," Ragdolls have super sweet, friendly personalities that make them a favorite among families and cat fanciers alike.…

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