How to Treat a Burned Cat Paw Pad (6 Effective Tips)

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Given how curious, fearless, and agile they are, cats have a way of getting into things they shouldn’t. Add the fact that cats love warmth but cannot distinguish dangerous hot surfaces from safe ones, and you have a recipe for disaster in the form of a burned paw pad. While you can’t prevent it completely, … Read more

How Do I Give CPR to a Cat? Step-by-Step Guide

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Feline cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a skill every cat companion should master. It doesn’t require you to learn a ton of jargon or master multiple veterinary medical techniques, but in an emergency, providing CPR can be the difference between your cat making it to the veterinarian or not. CPR and assisted breathing essentially keep oxygen … Read more

12 Incredible Scottish Fold Cat Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!

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The Scottish Fold is one of the rarest cat breeds around. These cats are best known for their folded ears which give them the appearance of having a very round head. While this cat breed is very popular in the US, not many people know much about the breed itself. Take a look at these … Read more

Does Massage Help Constipation in Cats? What You Should Know!

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Having a constipated cat is no fun. Not only is it uncomfortable for your feline, but it can also cause serious issues for their long-term health. Therefore, it makes sense to try to cure your cat’s constipation as quickly as possible. There are plenty of “treatments” out there on the internet that claim to help … Read more

Should Cats Wear Collars? Do They Need a Specific Type?

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The way we see it, we have two types of people in this world. You’re either an ailurophile or a cynophile. An ailurophile is someone who fancies cats as pets, more than any other animal. A cynophile, on the other hand, is only into dogs. If you purport to love both animals equally, you’re just … Read more

How To Choose Your Second Cat: Tips For Finding a Great Friend For Kitty

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If you currently have a cat and are planning to add another to your family, there are several critical factors to consider and steps to take before you can bring your new feline companion home. Once you’ve thought things through and decided to adopt another cat, you’ll need to get a few things ready before … Read more

How to Care for a Tortoiseshell Cat (9 Useful Tips)

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You’ve decided to adopt a Tortoiseshell cat and give it a forever home. Now, you’re wondering how to care for your new little friend. There are quite a few breeds that have Tortoiseshell cats, such as Ragdolls and Persians. In this guide, we’ll give you a few concrete tips for taking care of your Tortie … Read more

How to Massage a Cat with Arthritis: 4 Techniques & Some Great Tips!

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Cats are known for being very good at controlling their pain. Cats evolved in an environment where showing pain put them at higher risk of being attacked by a predator or another cat. Luckily, vets are starting to understand this and cats are often getting pain management when they wouldn’t have before. Massage is one … Read more

How to Put On a Cat Collar in 4 Easy Steps

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Getting your cat into a collar doesn’t have to be traumatic for you or your pet, and outfitting your cat with the proper collar is essential to maintaining your pet’s health and safety. A well-fitting collar with identifying information, including your contact details, increases the chance your pet will be quickly returned if they escape … Read more

What Is Cat Massage Therapy? How Does It Help My Kitty’s Health?

If you’ve ever received a therapeutic massage, you know how effective it can be against severe muscle aches, muscle pain, tension, and tightness. Massage therapy also reduces muscle spasms, helps aid the rehabilitation process, and helps you regain flexibility and strength. All these benefits and more can also be provided to your cat when they … Read more