Introducing a New Baby to Your Cat

Congratulations on your upcoming new arrival! There is nothing more exciting and challenging than bringing a new baby into the world. However, along with the joy and elation that new parents experience, a great deal of household change will also take place. And this includes the dynamic with the family pet(s). …

Adopting a cat when theres already a child at home

According to experts, its perfectly fine to adopt a cat when you have children. There is no reason why cats and children cannot get along harmoniously - as long as the parents carefully supervise interactions between the children and the cat to keep everyone protected and safe. Many children develop strong, long-lasting, loving bonds with their cats. As a result of these relationships, children can develop respect for other creatures and learn how to be protective and…

June 2014 – Full Issue PDF

June 2014 - Full Issue PDF

Why many cats dont receive regular veterinary care

Why many owners dont take their cats for checkups? According to the Bayer Veterinary Care Usage Study III: Feline Findings, more than half of Americans 74 million cats (52 percent) are not receiving regular veterinary care.

Protect Your Cat from Poisons

Has your cat, within the past hour or so, become suspiciously sluggish and lethargic? Is she drooling, vomiting or walking unsteadily? Has her breathing suddenly become heavy and strained? If so, youll be wise to contact your veterinarian without delay or, better yet, to rush the cat immediately to the nearest veterinary clinic.

The Master Bug Hunter

Having lived in a city for the majority of my life, I really enjoy the improvement in my quality of life since I moved to upstate New York about five years ago. And my cats definitely appreciate the change in location. Back then, a view from an apartment window revealed mostly traffic and pedestrians. Not a large number of birds and squirrels, and the lack of a truly comfortable place to perch anyway (apparently, a narrow windowsill is passable for a short stint, but hardly ideal).

September 2014 – Full Issue PDF

September 2014 - Full Issue PDF

Car Travel with Your Cat

A brief car ride to the veterinarian can certainly unhinge many cats, so what do you do when you need to travel with them for a period of five hours - or even more?

Burn Treatment in Cats

It stands to reason that cats who spend all of their time safely sequestered within the confines of their owners homes are far less prone to serious injury than outdoor cats. They rarely fall out of trees, and they dont get hit by cars. However, this doesnt mean that an indoor cat is completely out of harms way. Even within their own homes, they can suffer serious injuries, not the least of which are disabling and even fatal burns that result from a variety of factors, such as their own natural curiosity and, all too often, carelessness on the part of their owners.

December 2014 – Full Issue PDF

December 2014 - Full Issue PDF

February 2015 – Full Issue PDF

February 2015 - Full Issue PDF

March 2015 – Full Issue PDF

March 2015 - Full Issue PDF