Another potentially dangerous health issue for cats as they get older is hyperthyroidism, which occurs when your cat’s thyroid gland produces an excess of thyroid hormone. Untreated it can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, and other organs, but once diagnosed it can be successfully managed with medication and/or diet. But…we all know taking … Read moreSpotlight on Kitty Health!
Our first step in making the carrier a more attractive place for your cat is not to make it look like a carrier; ultimately, the carrier should be a destination. Think of turning their carrier into a home base by taking the top off and placing one of their favorite beds inside. (Donut beds are … Read moreHow to Make Trips to the Vet Less Traumatic for Your Cat
Many owners of indoor cats think they only need to see a vet when vaccinations are due. However, annual wellness exams are vital for your cat’s health. Seeing as we are starting up a new year, it’s a great time to be reminded of why preventative care is so important! 1. Cats are masters at … Read moreFour Reasons Your Indoor Cat Needs Wellness Exams in The New Year￼
Given the focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s understandable if hurricane season slipped your mind. But no matter what kind of emergency we’re facing, it’s important your family and pets are prepared. Here are some tips to make sure your animal companions are covered: Microchip your pets. Truly, this is one of the most important things … Read moreHurricane Prep for Pets
Fireworks can send your pet into a panic. If your pet reacts negatively when loud noise is happening, you’re not alone: it’s estimated that 40-50% of dogs suffer from this phobia. And, with New Year’s fast approaching, the noise level is only going to go up. The good news is there are a number of … Read moreThe Buzz on Big Bangs
All dog lovers agree – it’s pretty magical when your best furry friend gets along with your human friends and family. This kind of harmony is ideal, especially in your own home, where you obviously want all of your guests to feel welcome and safe. Not all dogs are born ready to interact with a … Read moreWho’s a Good Boy—or Girl?
No doubt about it—the holidays are going to look a little different this year. Festive gatherings will likely be a lot smaller than in the past if they happen at all and everyone – not just aspiring superheroes – will probably be masking up before they go out. Even if this season is anything but … Read moreKeeping Pets Safe During the Winter Holidays