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Does Your Cat Have Asthma?

November 25, 2020 11:17 pm Published by

Cats and asthma are a dangerous mix. Much like with humans, feline asthma can lead to many emergency vet visits and serious health conditions if it’s not treated. That’s why it’s important to know whether your cat has asthma and understand the causes of asthma in cats in Alexandria, VA. Here are five symptoms of asthma in cats every cat owner should look out for to preserve their pet’s health: Age: While many cat owners equate health problems with their feline friends getting older, asthma shows itself early in a cat’s life. Most cats who show symptoms and later receive... View Article

Addressing Your Cat’s Food Sensitivities

November 11, 2020 11:17 pm Published by

It’s good to know the link between cats and allergies. Cats can develop food sensitivities, and treatment for feline food sensitivity is often time consuming, but very necessary. The best way to assess your feline and their food sensitivities is to watch your cat for changes in eating behavior and know the symptoms of an allergy or sensitivity. Here is an overview of feline food sensitivities and how to recognize and treat them in Alexandria, VA. Common allergies and sensitivities No one knows for certain why cats develop food allergies. Allergic reactions are basically an overreaction of the immune system... View Article

The History of Halloween and Felines

November 8, 2020 5:04 am Published by

Black cats are a ubiquitous symbol every Halloween season. They’re a favorite among cat owners, even if they once inspired superstition. But where does that superstition come from? Why are black cats such an integral part of Halloween here in Alexandria, VA? The story of cats and Halloween goes back to ancient times with links to other traditions before joining modern myths. Here are three past and present traditions that make up the feline Halloween history. Egyptian Magic The earliest known link between cats and Halloween is the Egyptians. They revered cats and kept them in special sanctuaries where priests... View Article

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