The summer heat can be brutal for you, but what about your cat? When the temperature soars, your cat is at risk for experiencing similar reactions as a human would, including dehydration and heatstroke. These are both severe conditions that can cause illness or death. That is why it is crucial to make sure your cat stays cool during hot temperatures during the summer. [Read more…]
We all know that a bad storm can put your cat on edge. Let’s talk about how and why different types of weather can affect your cat’s mood and behavior.
Noise is one of the main reasons your cats and kittens will freak out when a storm comes. All of the heavy rain, thunder, lightning, and high winds can cause a lot of scary noise. Cats have hyper-sensitive hearing and are good at pinpointing the direction they are coming. However, it can be overwhelming, especially if they are indoors and cannot quite see what is going on. Storms give your kitty anxiety and put them in a very fearful mood.
Cats hate getting wet, mainly because wet fur is very uncomfortable and takes forever to dry. Wet fur is heavy and makes it harder for a cat to naturally move around or run in the case of bad weather! Some cats enjoy playing with water but will stay clear of a rainstorm. [Read more…]
You may notice that your cat looks bigger than usual, or your vet may have told you that your cat is fat. What do you do to help your cat lose weight and maintain better habits to keep your kitty as healthy as possible? Here is a rundown of everything you need to know about feline weight loss. [Read more…]
Toys may seem like just a fun thing to give your cat, but they are essential for your cat’s development. Most cats sleep most of the day, and when they are awake, they are natural hunters that instinctively crave play! Play can keep you from being bored and destructive, give you an opportunity to bond with them, and help them remain active and their brains sharp.
Make your toys and save money and the environment. You would be surprised at how many things you throw away that can repurpose as a cat toy. [Read more…]