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Cat Nail Clipping Tips: How and When to Trim Your Cat’s Nails

December 7, 2021 8:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Cat Nail Clipping Tips: How and When to Trim Your Cat’s Nails

The pitter patter of little cat feet is a lot less adorable when those same feet (and claws) rip up your furniture or dig into your legs. Trimming your cat’s nails is a good way to ensure they’re able to do less damage. How and when should you trim your cat’s nails? While some cats loathe the nail trimming process, getting them used to it early in life can help. It’s certainly better than declawing, which is essentially surgical amputation. (It may also cause behavioral and health issues.) Generally, you should plan to trim your cat’s nails every few weeks.... View Article


Weighing the Options: Wet vs. Dry Cat Food

November 23, 2021 2:56 am Published by Comments Off on Weighing the Options: Wet vs. Dry Cat Food

One of the biggest questions we get from cat owners is, “Should I feed my cat wet or dry food?” Unfortunately, the answer isn’t always cut and dry (no pun intended). This post will cover everything a cat owner should know about canned or dry food for their cat. Benefits of wet food Cans of wet food have a moisture content of at least 60 percent. Here are a few reasons to feed a cat wet food: Urinary health: Because they have high water content, wet foods make a cat’s urine more diluted. The more diluted a cat’s urine, the... View Article


Seven Helpful Tips for Transporting Cats

November 9, 2021 2:56 am Published by Comments Off on Seven Helpful Tips for Transporting Cats

Transporting a cat from point A to point B isn’t always a walk in the park. Many felines are hesitant to leave their territory, especially if they know they’re going to the veterinarian’s office. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be a struggle. These are some of the best ways to transport your cat to make the process as smooth as possible: Buy the right-sized carrier: Cat carriers come in all different sizes for a reason—felines need plenty of space to operate if they’re going to be comfortable during their car ride. The carrier should be large enough for the cat... View Article


What Is the Optimal Cat Feeding Schedule?

October 18, 2021 10:33 pm Published by Comments Off on What Is the Optimal Cat Feeding Schedule?

If you ask your cat, they’ll probably indicate that the optimal cat feeding schedule is “all the time.” As cute and demanding as they are, however, constantly feeding your cat is not a good idea. Keeping your cat on a feeding schedule can reduce their food anxiety—and even let you sleep in on occasion. Cats are creatures of habit, and their internal clock will adjust to a regular schedule. Here’s how to determine how often you need to feed your cats. Understanding cat anatomy To understand good feeding schedules, it’s helpful to understand a bit about your cat’s anatomy. Like... View Article


How Often Should You Bathe a Cat?

October 4, 2021 10:33 pm Published by Comments Off on How Often Should You Bathe a Cat?

Cats can be fussy creatures—at least, it seems that way given their constant grooming. Between that and their usual hate for water, you might assume that Mr. Kitty doesn’t need to be bathed as often as a dog would be. When should you bathe your cat, and how often? Your cat actually does a great job of keeping themselves clean. For the most part, you don’t really need to give them a bath, unless they’ve rolled around in the dirt, had an encounter with a skunk or are otherwise grimy or smelly. While some experts differ in their cat bathing... View Article


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