We clean our ears out, but have you ever taken the time to clean out your dogs or cats ears? With regular care and maintenance you can avoid expensive veterinary care. Warning signs of a possible ear infection include ear discharge, foul odor, redness, swelling, crusty skin, and hair loss.
Sometimes a pregnant mother has kittens that are either underdeveloped at birth or, for whatever reason, are abandoned or not properly nursed. In these cases, an owner must step in to raise orphaned kittens that would otherwise quickly die without such care. Kittens that weigh less than ninety grams (approximately three ounces) at birth have […]
Taking certain precautions before and during a cat’s pregnancy is the best way to ensure healthy kittens from a pregnant mother’s litter. There are specific signs and conditions to look for that will help cat owners prepare for their pet’s delivery. The complete cycle of pregnancy lasts between sixty-four and sixty-six days, and a normal […]
A cat who is about to give birth goes through the same ritual as many other mammals do. The process is natural, and a mother cat rarely needs assistance unless she is unable to deliver the kittens herself. A quick review of the process will help breeders and pet owners understand how a cat gives […]
Can you really train a cat to do tricks, like those that dogs do? Yes, you can! In fact, cats are very intelligent, and respond well to positive training methods. One of the most successful methods of training cats is clicker training. It relies on the use of food and rewards to reward your cat […]