Cats

Turkish Van cats can have amber, blue or different colored eyes. By: iStock.com/sahmay 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 10–20 pounds for males, 7–12 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 15 years, on average, but can be as low as 10 years and as high as 17 years Turkish Vans are large, active cats who love water — so much
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Don’t let your cat into a space you’ve just cleaned with chemicals — it could endanger their health. By: StockSnap Most of us have an array of items in our households that help keep things running. Cleaning supplies, various plants, medicines and other items combine to make our lives happier, healthier and easier. However, if
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Maker: Radagast Pet Food, Inc.Cause: Potential for listeriaAnnouncement: FDA report dated Aug. 21, 2018What was recalled: The following Rad Cat Raw Diet products with lot numbers 62763 through 63101, in sizes ranging from 1 oz. samples to 8 oz., 16 oz. and 24 oz. packages: Rad Cat Raw Diet Grass-Fed Beef Recipe Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range
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Even cats who are not trained therapy animals can help calm their humans down. By: AdinaVoicu Our cat is not a therapy cat. She’s not even a good candidate. But just her very presence essentially saves my son’s life. My son has high-functioning autism, so it was never in the cards for us to own
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Both Rachael Ray Nutrish and Solid Gold are being sued. Here we go again. Two more popular dog and cat food brands are being sued by pet parents claiming they were misled and deceived. A pair of new pet food lawsuits have cropped up in recent weeks, and they are just the latest in what
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Cats can be fussy eaters. By: mcconnmama My son and cat have autism. OK, maybe my cat doesn’t have autism, but there are definite similarities in behavior that are fascinating. Kathy Hoopmann wrote the picture book All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome. She draws the comparison between children with Asperger’s and cats. Asperger’s is a form
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Give your senior cat a warm, comforting spot to spend most of their time. By: Katzenfee50 Two cats recently joined the household. Jericho (a.k.a. Jerry) is a 17-year-old pale-yellow fluffy character with a vaguely Maine Coon look to him. (Maine Coons are highly popular in this neck of the woods – they are, you might
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Norwegian Forest Cats may have been palling around with Vikings back in the day. By: Pixabay 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 12–16 pounds for males, 9–12 pounds for females Life Expectancy: Around 15 years Norwegian Forest Cats (a.k.a. Wegies) have large, powerful and muscular body supports their triangular head. Their eyes are also large and almond-shaped,
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Balinese are known for their graceful looks and long coats. By: iStock.com/aleishaknight 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 6–8 pounds for males, 5–7 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 15–20 years or longer A Balinese is a Siamese with a long coat. The graceful, aristocratic cats are medium-sized, muscular cats with a fine bone structure and a long,
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A new home may pique a cat’s curiosity, so watch for dangers such as narrow spaces behind heavy appliances. By: sandrobolo Whether it’s for a new job or a change of scenery, moving is a part of life. However, when it comes to moving with a pet, things can get a little tricky. There’s lots
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Are you sure you’ve found a stray cat? They may belong to a neighbor a few blocks away. By: Frankfeng Someone recently asked me if it’s OK to pick up a stray cat. Here’s my answer: It is never OK to pick up any cat unless they’re your own. There are safe ways to proceed
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