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March 2, 2022

Smile, Kitty! Why You Should Brush Your Cat’s Teeth Daily

Did you know that kittens have 26 baby teeth, and by the time a cat reaches adulthood, they have 30 permanent teeth? Taking care of those pearly whites is an important part of ensuring your cat’s long-term health and comfort. The key to managing dental health in your cat is prevention! If you’ve ever had…

March 2, 2022

Do Cats Get Toothaches? Common Feline Dental Health Problems

There are a variety of issues that can arise in cats whose dental health is neglected. Knowing what signs to look out for and how to start and maintain a regular dental hygiene routine will help you both feel good about your kitty’s dental health. How to Identify Problems in Your Cat’s Teeth Cats are…

January 28, 2022

The Puzzling Task of Feeding Your Cat

You can take the cat out of the wild, but you can’t take the wildness out of the cat. This sentiment can be echoed by the fact that cats (one of the most commonly kept house pets) despite living in the lap of luxury at home, may feel like they live in “suboptimal” conditions. What…

November 26, 2021

Does Your Cat Have a Sensitive Stomach or Is He Just Picky?

There is nothing more frustrating and worrisome than having a seemingly healthy cat stop eating their regular food. There are many potential causes for this behaviour, and it’s essential to work with your veterinarian to understand the underlying issue and develop an appropriate solution. How can you tell if your cat is simply a picky…

November 23, 2021

Keeping Kitties Safe This Holiday Season

Whoever wrote “not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…” probably didn’t live with a cat. Especially not a cat who has taken a particular interest in the Christmas tree, climbed up into it, and knocked it over at three in the morning!  The holiday season is a time of joy, good cheer, and…

November 17, 2021

12 Most Popular Cat Breeds

Anyone who has owned cats can tell you that they are independent, funny, fierce, and loving, sometimes all at once. Hunting is the strong suit of some breeds while cuddling and playing may suit others. Each cat has its own personality and shows it in different ways but if you are looking for certain traits…

September 26, 2021

Caring for Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease

Of all the major diseases afflicting cats, chronic kidney disease is one of the stealthiest. It usually creeps up on cats as they get older, but it can also show up more dramatically and have devastating effects. When your cat’s kidneys aren’t able to do their job as usual, it can lead to renal failure…

September 3, 2021

Knowing When It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Your Cat

One of the most difficult parts of being a cat parent is saying goodbye to our beloved companion when they reach the end of their life. At that point, you’ve hopefully lived with your furry friend for at least 15 years. It can be really difficult to notice a decline in your cat’s quality of…

August 11, 2021

Litter Box 101: From Basic Tips to Bad Behaviour

For many cat parents and their feline family members, the litter box is a source of frustration. No one is ever really excited to scoop the litter box or to find litter dragged around the house on kitty’s paws. Worse still is when a cat decides the litter box is not their preferred choice.  Whether…

July 26, 2021

6 Common Myths About Feline Leukemia Virus

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is one of the most common infectious diseases in cats, affecting between 2 and 3% of all cats in the United States, and 3.4% of all cats in Canada. It is a virus that attacks a cat’s immune system, weakening it. FeLV is spread between cats through their saliva, nasal secretions,…