Cats

Temperatures can climb rapidly in a car — which could spell trouble for your pet. By: Free-Photos In late May in New York City, a 12-year-old Yorkie died after being locked in a car for an extended amount of time. It was still morning — not even summer — but the dog had suffered from
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Cat people love to swap stories about their pets with other feline aficionados. By: Firelong Years ago, I was standing in the pet supplies aisle of a local grocery store selecting our cats’ menu for the week. A tall, heavy man with glasses was standing nearby, his plastic basket filled with cans of cat food
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Maker: Radagast Pet Food, Inc.Cause: Potential for listeria or E. coli contaminationAnnouncement: Company news release dated July 6, 2018What was recalled: The following Rad Cat Raw Diet recipes, lot codes and dates: Free-Range Chicken Recipe, 8 oz., 16 oz. and 24 oz. packages, Lot #63057, Best by Oct. 9, 2019 Free-Range Chicken Recipe, 8 oz., 16 oz. and 24 oz.
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The Kardashians are know for many things, among them their long, luxurious, luminous locks. The lady behind many of the envy-inducing Kardashian coifs is celebrity hair stylist and close friend of the KarJenners, Jen Atkin. Along with making dinner plans and taking vacations with some of the your favorite stars, Atkin also manages her own
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Yeow! Uncharacteristically grouchy cats may be in a great deal of pain. By: strecosa How can you tell when a frightened cat is in pain? Reach out to stroke an anxious cat, and they’re liable to lash out. If that cat is at the vet, are they lashing out in fear or pain? The cat
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Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. This means Petful may receive a small commission, at no additional cost to you, if you click a link and purchase something. This helps us fulfill our mission to help as many animals as possible. Be prepared before the fireworks start. By: 1RN2GSD Independence Day is tomorrow, and
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The LaPerm breed originated in Oregon. By: jetling 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 5–8 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–15 years or more As the name suggests, this breed looks like a kitty with a perm — remember those? LaPerm cats are medium-sized, muscular cats known for their curly hair. The hair can be short, medium or long; the condition
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Cats can thrive when given mental and physical stimulation — a perfect reason to create an indoor cat area. By: tookapic Years ago, my late husband built an enclosure for our cats out of scrap wood and chicken wire. They loved hanging out in there, playing tiger; 2 of them, Zorro and Woody, actually caught
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Photographing outdoors will always help give your photos the most natural-looking light. By: buchsammy On an average day, I take anywhere between 3 and 300 pictures of Banjo. There’s just something about how she sticks her tongue out at me, or sits so pretty, or rolls around on my bed, messing up the blankets, but
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Maine Coons are known for being really friendly. By: Joyce Vincent 1. Key Characteristics Weight: Males, 13–18 pounds; females, 9–12 pounds Life Expectancy: 10–15 years Maine Coons are tall, muscular cats with long, fluffy tails resembling a plume. Their heavy, glossy coats and big, round paws are great for enduring a harsh winter climate. Their eyes and
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Feline acne happens, but the good news is it’s treatable. By: Pixabay Does your cat’s chin feel gritty and crusty? Most cats enter a state of semi-ecstasy when rubbed on that sweet spot under the chin. This is in part because it feels nice, and partly because they’re marking us as their territory. But sometimes
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Don’t let your dog play in water for too long — they may develop limber tail syndrome. By: juanngomezz Vets see totally preventable trauma to pets in the summer because people just don’t realize how life-threatening hot weather conditions can be. Despite all the warnings on local news programs, the internet, etc., people still do
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As your cat ages, you may notice that they become more affectionate. By: Counselling Phoebe leaps up after the cat-fishing toy. She pirouettes, a fluffy gray ballerina, and keeps up her spirited attack long after the younger cats have gotten bored and begun moseying over to their food bowls. Phoebe turned 12 in February. A
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Summer pests are ticked off! The Center for Disease Control recently announced that reported illnesses from mosquito, tick and flea bites have tripled across the United States, with nine new germs from mosquitoes and ticks being introduced into the country over the past 13 years. Lyme Disease, Tularemia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and many other diseases
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Because they multiply so quickly, fleas are difficult to treat. By: coyot Many people think that because they have an indoor-only cat, fleas are an impossibility. They would be wrong. Although an outdoor cat is more likely than an indoor cat to be infested with fleas (as well as ticks and intestinal worms), an indoor cat can,
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