All posts in "Health Care"

Why Do Cats Pant in the Car? (Or In General)

By Phil / October 6, 2020

Cats pant in cars as a stress response. Oftentimes, this may be due to being hot. But it can also be a sign of anxiety and irritation too.  If you leave a cat in a car on a hot summer day and it’s very likely going to pant in order to try and regulate its […]


Are Morning Glories Poisonous to Cats? (Yes!)

By Phil / July 24, 2020

Many common plants and flowers are toxic or poisonous to cats. You should always do your best to check the plants in your home, yard, and surrounding areas for this reason. One plant that is known to be poisonous to cats and often takes people by surprise is morning glories. This colorful and beautiful looking […]


How to Use Valerian Root to Calm Cats

By Phil / July 5, 2020

Do you have a hyper or stressed cat and need to calm them down? Do you enjoy watching your cats interact with catnip? If so, you should try using Valerian root to calm cats in your household. It’s a fun, safe, and effective way to relieve stress and calm cats down. What Is Valerian Root? […]


Is Mrs Meyers Safe for Pets? (Ingredients and Information)

By Phil / June 11, 2020

When it comes to cleaning around the home, I’m sure you’ll agree with me that as pet owners it’s important we use products that are very effective – and more importantly – safe for use around our pets. In my opinion, Mrs Meyers’ line of cleaning products is some of the best smelling and most […]


Do Cats Eat Cockroaches? (Gross Reality)

By Phil / June 5, 2020

Cats can and do eat cockroaches on occasion, yes. Roaches are not considered to be toxic or harmful, but I think we can both agree it’s not a habit we should encourage. Cats have been used as a form of pest control for centuries. Most cats will enjoy chasing and hunting roaches, they are the […]


Are Boston Ferns Poisonous to Cats? (Nope!)

By Phil / February 23, 2020

Most ferns make for great house plants, and the Boston Fern is one of the more attractive, easy to care for, and fun ferns to have around the home. If you share your home with a cat, however – or a dog for that matter – you need to check that your Boston Fern doesn’t […]


Are Fiddle Leaf Figs Poisonous to Cats? (Yes!)

By Phil / February 22, 2020

Fiddle leaf figs are going through something of a popularity surge at the moment. It’s hard to flick through a trendy home decor magazine or website without seeing one of these magnificent plants in the home. If you have pets in the home, however, you always need to check that a plant doesn’t pose a […]


Cat Sleeping Positions When Sick: What They Mean

By Phil / January 15, 2020

It’s the dread of any cat owner – thinking or finding out that our cats are sick. We love our little balls of fluff, and I’m sure you’ll agree it’s quite distressing when they’re ill because it’s so hard to read how much pain they’re in. It’s often up to us to pick up on […]


Are Cicadas Poisonous to Cats?

By Phil / December 6, 2019

If you have cicadas near your home you’ll know about it because they are noisy insects. It’s hard for most cats to resist chasing these little critters, so you’re right to ask, “Are cicadas poisonous to cats?” The good news is that while cicadas look a little menacing, they don’t bite, sting, or possess any […]


Are Lightning Bugs Poisonous to Cats? (Fireflies)

By Phil / December 6, 2019

Seeing a bunch of lightning bugs – aka fireflies – flying around in a clear night sky is a cool sight But these little glow bugs pack quite the toxic punch. So, if you’re wondering; are lightning bugs poisonous to cats? The answer is – Yes, they are.  Lightning bugs possess a chemical that is […]

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