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Can Cats Get COVID-19?
  • Meghan Workman

    Meghan Workman

  • June 26, 2020

Can Cats Get COVID-19?

Here's the 411 on Coronavirus and cats: symptoms, kitty testing, prevention, handling infection, and cat to human transmittal.

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Cat Adoptions Soar During Covid-19
  • Sonya Petcavich

    Sonya Petcavich

  • May 5, 2020

Cat Adoptions Soar During Covid-19

Fosters and adoptions are skyrocketing because everyone wants a furry feline companion while sheltering in place. Here are the changes that the cat world has been experiencing, including adapting to a “socially distanced” kitten season and empty shelters.

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The Ins and Outs of Flying with Your Cat
  • Melanie Deisz

    Melanie Deisz

  • January 27, 2020

The Ins and Outs of Flying with Your Cat

Air travel with a feline companion can be a daunting task. This handy guideline will help you prepare for your flight, know what to expect during travel, and provide alternatives if Fluffy prefers to keep all four paws on the ground.

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Food for Thought: How to Properly Switch your Cat's Diet
  • Melanie Deisz

    Melanie Deisz

  • December 30, 2019

Food for Thought: How to Properly Switch your Cat's Diet

Are you unhappy with your cat’s current diet and considering a change? Contrary to popular belief, you can’t just switch from one bag of kibble to the next. You also can’t starve your cat until they decide they’re hungry enough to eat the new food. Doing so can cause serious health problems for kitty. So, let’s talk about the things you should keep in mind when transitioning your cat to a new diet.

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Cat Food – What to Look For and Ingredients to Avoid
  • Melanie Deisz

    Melanie Deisz

  • November 25, 2019

Cat Food – What to Look For and Ingredients to Avoid

With so many brands and varieties of cat food on the market, it can be overwhelming selecting the best cat food for your feline friend. We’ll help you break down which ingredients are key to feline health, which ones are simply unnecessary fillers, and which ingredients could be dangerous for your cat.

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What Your Cat’s Poop is Telling You
  • Melanie Deisz

    Melanie Deisz

  • November 18, 2019

What Your Cat’s Poop is Telling You

Everyone poops, including your cat. While scooping the litter box is not the most fun part of being a cat owner, monitoring your cat’s stool is a very important part of their health regimen. Many poo factors such as color, consistency, odor, frequency, and litter box habits can be indicative of health concerns. Do you know what your cat’s poop is telling you? Get the scoop.

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Human Foods to Avoid Giving Your Cat
  • Melanie Deisz

    Melanie Deisz

  • November 04, 2019

Human Foods to Avoid Giving Your Cat

Chocolate, garlic, and grapes, oh my! Did you know that there is an entire menu of food items that are off-limits for your furry feline friends? While your cat may try to convince you that just one bite can’t hurt, we recommend that you keep these common people snacks well out of paw’s reach.

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What To Do When My Cat Has A Cold
  • Meowtel

    Meowtel

  • Jun 3, 2018

What To Do When My Cat Has A Cold

Can your cat catch a cold? Of course, they can. Just like we humans, cats can catch colds, and they do so somewhat frequently. However, colds are not passed on between humans and cats since the viruses that cause colds are species-specific.

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The 10 Most Common Cat Diseases
  • Meowtel

    Meowtel

  • Dec 18, 2017

The 10 Most Common Cat Diseases

When you get a cat, or if you are an owner, no one generally talks about their cats getting sick. There is a good reason for that because cats are very healthy creatures, and for the most part, they are low maintenance.

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