Understanding Arsenic Poisoning In Cats

You may not think you need to worry about your cat being exposed to arsenic, which is a heavy metal mineral, but arsenic is actually used in a range of household and gardening products, such wood preservatives, weed killers and insecticides. Some drugs, including those used to treat heartworm disease in cats, contain small quantities of arsenic, which can be toxic if your cat consumes too much the drug. If your cat ingests a product containing arsenic, they need veterinary care right away, as this poison can be fatal for cats. [Read More]

2 Diet Tips to Keep Your Dog's Heart Healthy

When you love your furry friends, the last thing you want is to lose them to a health problem that could have been prevented. Heart disease is a devastating condition that affects around 10% of dogs, reaching a rate of over 60% for aging pooches. Thankfully, there are many ways to reduce your dog's risk of heart failure, including improving their diet. Here are 2 dietary tips that will help you keep your beloved dog's heart healthy: [Read More]

3 Important Health Benefits of Having Your Male Cat Neutered

For many cat owners, the idea of neutering their pet can seem a little cruel. However, it's something that, unless you're planning on breeding the animal, you really need to have taken care of. For starters, a male cat whose sex organs have been removed will be less aggressive, less likely to spray urine, and less likely to wander far from the home. However, there are also a number of important health benefits that come along with neutering. [Read More]

Integrating a stray cat into a family of cats

If you find yourself looking to adopt a stray cat into your cat family, it's a good idea to plan the best way to integrate the new cat into the group. Here are some tips to help you through this process.     Keep the stray isolated at first As you start to feed the stray cat, it is a good idea to give them a separate food bowl and living space at first. [Read More]