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 »

How Do I Know if my Cat is in Pain?

How Do I Know if my Cat is in Pain?

Behavior changes in your cat are the primary indicator of pain. As the person who knows your cat best, you are an important member of their healthcare team and key in helping to detect the signs of pain as soon as possible. The signs may be subtle because cats hide signs of discomfort and illness… Read more »

How Often Should a Dog Be Groomed?

How Often Should a Dog Be Groomed?

While people like to shower and groom daily, dogs don’t necessarily require the same level of care. That does leave owners with the conundrum of how often to bathe and groom their furry friends. The question of frequency depends on several factors, including the breed, they type of coat your pet has, play habits, environment,… Read more »