Cats

Give your senior cat a warm, comforting spot to spend most of their time. By: Katzenfee50 Two cats recently joined the household. Jericho (a.k.a. Jerry) is a 17-year-old pale-yellow fluffy character with a vaguely Maine Coon look to him. (Maine Coons are highly popular in this neck of the woods – they are, you might
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Norwegian Forest Cats may have been palling around with Vikings back in the day. By: Pixabay 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 12–16 pounds for males, 9–12 pounds for females Life Expectancy: Around 15 years Norwegian Forest Cats (a.k.a. Wegies) have large, powerful and muscular body supports their triangular head. Their eyes are also large and almond-shaped,
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Softer alternatives to plastic Elizabethan collars exist for your pet’s comfort. By: Bennilover Do you know how to care for your pet’s bandage? And I mean properly care — not just keeping it dry (although this is hugely important), but recognizing when it’s too tight or chafing the pet. In a strange serendipity, Dr. Deb
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Balinese are known for their graceful looks and long coats. By: iStock.com/aleishaknight 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 6–8 pounds for males, 5–7 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 15–20 years or longer A Balinese is a Siamese with a long coat. The graceful, aristocratic cats are medium-sized, muscular cats with a fine bone structure and a long,
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A new home may pique a cat’s curiosity, so watch for dangers such as narrow spaces behind heavy appliances. By: sandrobolo Whether it’s for a new job or a change of scenery, moving is a part of life. However, when it comes to moving with a pet, things can get a little tricky. There’s lots
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Are you sure you’ve found a stray cat? They may belong to a neighbor a few blocks away. By: Frankfeng Someone recently asked me if it’s OK to pick up a stray cat. Here’s my answer: It is never OK to pick up any cat unless they’re your own. There are safe ways to proceed
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Four baby servals, two baby caracals and one hybrid Savannah cat truly learned the meaning of independence over the Fourth of July when they were seized from a Buffalo, New York, residence in a carefully executed rescue mission. The gorgeous young cats were rescued by the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the World Animal Protection organization. All but
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Ragamuffins are a relatively new cat breed. By: Sergey Skleznev 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 15–20 pounds for males, 10–15 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 18 years The Ragamuffin is a large, strong and healthy cat with a medium-long coat that comes in various colors and patterns. The coat is thick and resembles rabbit’s fur. The
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Cat people love to swap stories about their pets with other feline aficionados. By: Firelong Years ago, I was standing in the pet supplies aisle of a local grocery store selecting our cats’ menu for the week. A tall, heavy man with glasses was standing nearby, his plastic basket filled with cans of cat food
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Maker: Radagast Pet Food, Inc.Cause: Potential for listeria or E. coli contaminationAnnouncement: Company news release dated July 6, 2018What was recalled: The following Rad Cat Raw Diet recipes, lot codes and dates: Free-Range Chicken Recipe, 8 oz., 16 oz. and 24 oz. packages, Lot #63057, Best by Oct. 9, 2019 Free-Range Chicken Recipe, 8 oz., 16 oz. and 24 oz.
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The Kardashians are know for many things, among them their long, luxurious, luminous locks. The lady behind many of the envy-inducing Kardashian coifs is celebrity hair stylist and close friend of the KarJenners, Jen Atkin. Along with making dinner plans and taking vacations with some of the your favorite stars, Atkin also manages her own
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Yeow! Uncharacteristically grouchy cats may be in a great deal of pain. By: strecosa How can you tell when a frightened cat is in pain? Reach out to stroke an anxious cat, and they’re liable to lash out. If that cat is at the vet, are they lashing out in fear or pain? The cat
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