Your Cat’s Environmental Needs: Practical Tips for Pet Owners

Your Cat's Environmental Needs: Practical Tips for Pet Owners

Addressing your cat’s physical and emotional needs enhances its health and quality of life. Behavior problems are a leading cause of pets being surrendered or euthanized. These problems often occur in cats because their needs have not been fully met. Cats need resources to perform their natural behaviors and have control over their social interactions…. Read more »

Feline House-Soiling: Causes, Treatment, & Management

Feline House-Soiling: Causes, Treatment, & Management

House-soiling is one of the most common reasons why pet owners abandon or relinquish their cats. Unfortunately, these cats frequently end up in shelters where they often are euthanized. House-soiling can be a complex problem to solve, but there are ways to prevent, manage, or resolve feline house-soiling behaviors.Your cat does not urinate or defecate… Read more »

5 Alternatives to Cat Declawing

5 Alternatives to Cat Declawing

WHAT IS DECLAWING? Feline declawing is an elective and ethically controversial procedure, which is NOT medically necessary for cats in most instances. Declawing entails the amputation of a cat’s third phalanx [P3], or third ‘toe bone.’ Unlike human nails, cats’ claws are attached to the last bone in their toes. A comparison in human terms… Read more »

10 People Foods Cats Can Safely Eat

10 People Foods Cats Can Safely Eat

It’s tempting to give your cats a nibble of this or that from your plate, especially when the adorable buggers are tugging at your sleeve and staring with big, round, saucer eyes. However, you should know that cat food is specially formulated to meet the needs of your furry felines, and people food may do… Read more »