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Travel Tips For Taking Your Cat On the Road

Travel Tips For Taking Your Cat On the Road

Does your cat get anxious before travel? Here are a few tips you can try to reduce the stress of transporting your cat. 1. Make sure your cat is comfortable, but safe in their cat carrier. Keep your cat restrained in the car to avoid accidents. Although you might be...

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Feline Arthritis – Symptoms and Pain Relief

Feline Arthritis – Symptoms and Pain Relief

Feline Arthritis – Symptoms and Pain ReliefQ: What is feline osteoarthritis?A: Feline osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease (the cartilage in knees and joints starts to break down) that can cause pain and mobility problems in 40% of cats at any age. This...

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Choosing the Right Cat Carrier

Choosing the Right Cat Carrier

Choosing the Right Cat CarrierCat carriers should be easy to clean and comfortable for your cat, but no matter the size or model, problems may start if your cat doesn’t want to go inside. Introducing the CarrierThe process is easier if you familiarize your cat with...

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Identification for your Cat: Why?

Identification for your Cat: Why?

Pet identification will keep your cat safe if they are outdoors and become injured. Usually when found, lost and injured cats are turned into the local SPCA. Their tags or other types of ID help to locate the much-relieved owner. Did you know that pet thefts are on...

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Nail Trimming – Is it necessary?

Nail Trimming – Is it necessary?

Nail Trimming – Is it necessary?Yes, it is necessary to clip your cat’s nails, but first a word of caution; never cut to the quick. The “quick” is the dark pink section inside the claw where the nerves and blood vessels are found. This part of a cat’s claw is very...

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How do cats age?

How do cats age?

How do cats age?You have probably heard that one year of a cat’s life equates to seven human years. However, our feline friends tend to age much faster. According to Wikipedia, The first year of a cat’s life equals approximately 15 human years The second year equals...

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What to expect when you get a kitten?

What to expect when you get a kitten?

What to expect when you get a kitten? Getting a kitten is exciting and the first month will be a time to learn! Beginning with the essentials: take a trip to the nearby store and get cat food and treats, dishes, a litter box, bed, carrier, collar and ID tags, brush or...

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How to know if your cat is sick?

How to know if your cat is sick?

How to know if your cat is sick?It is often tricky to gauge the subtle changes in your kitty that indicate a health issue. Note that cats are experts at hiding illnesses and pain. In the wild, this instinct is a defense mechanism against predators. What can you do...

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Things you should know about dental disease

Things you should know about dental disease

Things you should know about dental diseaseDental disease is a reality for our furry felines. By the age of two, many cats begin to develop gingivitis. By age three, most cats are likely to have some degree of dental disease. And by age four, significant gingivitis is...

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Activities for indoor cats to reduce obesity

Activities for indoor cats to reduce obesity

Activities for indoor cats to reduce obesityDuring these long winter days, you want to make the most of your time with your cute kitty. While encouraging playtime, your cat may just not be up for it. Just like us, this season makes one want to curl up and snooze! But...

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Best Cat Breeds for Dogs

Best Cat Breeds for Dogs

Best Cat Breeds for DogsWhoever says dogs and cats can’t get along is in for a big surprise! Dogs and cats CAN be compatible with one another. Think of adding a puppy to your household? The team at The Cat Hospital would like you to know about cat breeds that get...

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Safe and cat-friendly indoor plants for your furry feline

Safe and cat-friendly indoor plants for your furry feline

No longer do you have to scrap the idea of having greenery in your home on account of your furry friends. There is a middle ground! We have laid it all out for you in this blog. Begin by ensuring that the plants you have are not harmful to your kitties. You can do so...

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