All posts in "Health and Wellness"

Can Cat Pee Cause Mold?

By Kristin

The root cause of mold is moisture and darkness. Can cat pee cause mold? The answer to this question is undoubtedly yes. The components of urine will attract moisture, and over time, different types of mold can start to grow underneath your carpet or floor. Cat pee is a catalyst for mold and it is […]

Flea Collars vs Drops for Cats

By Kristin

Hands down fleas are one of the most common pests you will have to deal with if you have a cat.  Even if your cat is strictly an indoors cat, there still may be a time where they will attract fleas at some point.  Cats are master escape artists.  There will be a few times […]

How to Calm Your Cat Down in the Car

By Kristin

You told yourself you would never leave the house with your cat, but guess what?  It’s happening.  Now it’s time to take your cat on a little ride in your car.  Maybe you’ve taken your cat out before and it went terrible, but you want to give it another shot. Every cat reacts to car […]

How Much Cold Can Cats Tolerate?

By Kristin

When adventuring outside with your cat, it’s important to know how far you can push your cat to the limits before it can potentially become dangerous.  So how much cold can cats tolerate exactly? A good rule of thumb is if your cat is healthy, any temperature above freezing (32°F), should be safe. There are […]

How to Protect Your Cat From Fleas, Ticks and Mosquitoes

By Kristin

The weather is warming up and with warm weather comes bugs.  Lots and lots of bugs.  You will need to know how to protect your cat from fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes because these are the main enemies your cat will be facing at home.  Not to mention you will probably be going camping, going to […]

Walking Cats on a Leash: Is It a Bad Idea?

By Kristin

Many people are starting to walk their cat on a leash, but is it a bad idea?  The answer to this is it depends.  Before walking your cat on a leash you need to make sure you have a fail proof harness or leash, a good walking ground, and a good understanding of how your […]

Why You Shouldn’t Be Leaving Cats Alone For 3 Days

By Kristin

There comes a time where you will be having to leave your house for a few days.  You ask yourself what’s a few days with my cat at the house alone?  I’m here to tell you why you shouldn’t be leaving cats alone for 3 days or more.  Cats are actually very independent animals.  That doesn’t […]

What Are the Symptoms of Diabetes in Cats?

By Kristin

Keeping good watch over your cat’s health is something every responsible cat owner should do, especially if you take your cat out regularly.  What are the symptoms of diabetes in cats you ask? The signs and symptoms of diabetes in cats are very similar to the signs and symptoms that we get.  There are many […]

Home Remedy Flea Treatment for Cats

By Kristin

Fleas are little pests that just don’t want to go away.  Once it seems like you have gotten rid of them, there are a dozen more.  There are lots of different treatments on the market that you can use on your cat.  Many of these treatments use strong chemicals which can be very harsh on […]

How to Prevent Motion Sickness in Cats

By Kristin

So you’ve traveled a few times with your cat.  He may have shown signs of being sick or drowsy.  You are probably wondering how to prevent motion sickness in cats?  Whether you went to his yearly trip to the vet or just to go out for a quick hike, it’s always a good idea to […]

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