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Setting Your Kitten Up for Success: Essential Tips for New Owners

Setting Your Kitten Up for Success: Essential Tips for New Owners

Jump to: Why 2 Kittens Are Better Than 1 | What’s the Deal with “Kitten Season?” So you adopted — or are thinking about adopting — a new kitten. Congrats! These tiny furballs bring so much love and joy to a home, but they also need quite a bit…
Understanding Kidney Disease in Cats

Understanding Kidney Disease in Cats

By Beth Dokolasa Kidney disease, also known as chronic kidney disease (CKD), affects a significant portion of aging cats. It’s estimated that CKD impacts 30-40% of cats over the age of 10 and 81% of cats over 15. While there is no cure for it,…
The Benefits of Keeping Your Cat Indoors 

The Benefits of Keeping Your Cat Indoors 

by E.R. Ellebracht With the role of our feline friends evolving over the years, we now have more information at our finger tips to help us make sure our cats are living their best life. Advancements in the treatment of our cats have provided a…
Overstimulation in Cats: Understanding “Aggressive” Behavior and Finding Solutions

Overstimulation in Cats: Understanding “Aggressive” Behavior and Finding Solutions

Like some humans are more sensitive to certain stimuli than others, some cats too have limits for how much physical interaction they can handle at any one time. Often perceived as aggression, overstimulation is a common reaction cats have in busy…
The Therapeutic Impact Cats Bring to Seniors with Dementia

The Therapeutic Impact Cats Bring to Seniors with Dementia

As our loved ones age and experience the challenges of dementia, it becomes increasingly important to find innovative ways to enhance their quality of life. One method that has gained recognition in recent years is cat ownership. Cats, with their…
So You Found a Stray Cat, Now What?

So You Found a Stray Cat, Now What?

By Beth Dokolasa If you’ve ever come across a cat outdoors, you likely felt the urge to help. While there are situations where human intervention is necessary for a found cat or kitten, often the best course of action is to leave it be! That m…
Conquering Panleuk: A Tale of Hope and Survival for Shelter Cats

Conquering Panleuk: A Tale of Hope and Survival for Shelter Cats

By Beth Dokolasa In the realm of feline health, panleukopenia, commonly known as panleuk, has long been a significant health challenge, especially for young kittens and unvaccinated cats. As a highly contagious and often fatal disease, panleuk…
Cat Microchips 101: A Guide to Keeping Your Feline Friend Safe

Cat Microchips 101: A Guide to Keeping Your Feline Friend Safe

By 24PetWatch A single scan of a microchip can save a cat’s life and reunite him or her with their owner! If you find a stray cat, bring it to a vet to see if it has a chip and reunite them with their owner (you can also look up chips from any…
How to Care for Local Feral Cats in Your Community in Winter

How to Care for Local Feral Cats in Your Community in Winter

By Beth Dokolasa We frequently receive questions from concerned animal lovers about caring for local feral cats, especially as temperatures drop. A feral cat is an outdoor cat raised without human interaction or one who may have been abandoned…
Cat Behavior and Litter Box Management Tips

Cat Behavior and Litter Box Management Tips

By Beth Dokolasa Welcoming a new cat into your home is an exciting and happy time, but it’s also normal for the cat to have an adjustment period as they get used to their new surroundings. One aspect that can significantly impact a cat’s well-…