Your Old Buddy

By Barb Seegers and Eugenia Vlasova A sad but true fact is: cats have a shorter lifespan than humans. That means that cats age faster, too. Aging could bring a lot of problems to cats, but it could also be the golden years of your friendship with a four-pawed family member. How do you prolong the active years for your cat? In this article, you’ll find some general tips about how to take good care of your old buddy and why adopting an older cat can be a great idea. First, let’s figure out …. How old is your cat? According to Cornell University – College of Veterinary Medicine: Cats… Read More

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Taking Feline Obesity Seriously

By Eugenia Vlasova and Barb Seegers “Help my cat to lose weight” is my New Years resolution. The truth is, my little kitty is obese, and the only reason for that is because I let her eat as much as she wants. I talked to Dr. Stephen McDowell, at Leamington Animal Hospital and asked him for advice about developing healthier eating habits for my cats. In this article I’m sharing what I’ve learned about feline obesity and how to improve a cat’s well being. Why That Happens to Us? Why are humans and their pets are becoming overweight? Why is it a growing epidemic? For centuries, food was scarce, and… Read More

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