Want to know why your cat bites you? According to AskVet, there are a few reasons your cat is biting. Typically, cats are trying to communicate with you if they bite you, even if it feels random. The most common reason cats start suddenly biting is that they may be uncomfortable or in pain. If this happens, you should head to the veterinarian right away. They can check your cat for infections, pain, and other conditions. If the cause of biting isn’t medical, it could be the following: [Read more…]
Rumored to be from Abyssinia or current-day Ethiopia, the Abyssinian cat breed most likely originated from Southeast Asia. The Abyssinian, also known as the Abys is also depicted on Egyptian artifacts and art – leading many to believe that they lived amongst the pharaohs of Egypt.
The Abyssinian cat was introduced o the U.S. in the 1930s but has been around for a very long time. They became quite popular and are now the 5th most popular cat in the United States. [Read more…]
Kittens purr a few days after birth to let the mother cat know where her kittens are and attract attention to feeding her baby. Cats purr for this reason throughout their lives; cat owners notice their cats will purr close to eating time. However, this is only one way a cat uses purring as part of their everyday lives. [Read more…]
If your cat doesn’t seem to be leaving anything in the litter box or is straining when pooping, your cat may be constipated. If this only happens occasionally, there is probably nothing to worry about. If it happens more often, you probably need to contact your vet. Constipated poop is small, hard, and dry. [Read more…]
What is fostering?
Fostering an animal entails working with a shelter or adoption program to provide a temporary home environment for an animal in need or to relieve pressure on an overburdened system. It provides a bridge, between the impersonal and sometimes scary shelter, and a forever home with the right family or individual pet parent. When deciding whether or not fostering is right for you, it’s important to understand why there’s a need, what special needs different types of foster cats might have, and the practical realities you need to be prepared to work with. [Read more…]