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Safety and Shelter Tips for Outdoor and Feral Cats During the Winter Season!

Safety and Shelter Tips for Outdoor and Feral Cats During the Winter Season!

If you have an indoor/outdoor cat who absolutely insists on going outside during the freezing temperatures, it is important that you create a safety outlet for her/him near your home. A warm shelter with food and water can make a large impact on preserving your pet’s health and safety.

As for feral cats, it may be hard for them to seek the shelter that will help aid in their survival. Although, feral cats are naturals when it comes to seeking shelter- it can be very rough during these unbearably cold times.

My Pet is Drinking More Water and Urinating Frequently.  Could it be Diabetes?

My Pet is Drinking More Water and Urinating Frequently. Could it be Diabetes?

Your happy, wet-nosed Labrador Retriever, Bella, has always been a healthy girl ever since the day you brought her home. Since the warmer months of Summer, you have noticed that she has been drinking more and urinating more. Maybe the warmer temperatures outside have Bella more active, or hot, so that she is drinking more water, but what about the fact that she has been urinating more? A lot more? With signs of drinking more water and urinating more frequently, it is possible that Bella may have diabetes. What exactly is diabetes?

From Halloween Treats to Thanksgiving’s Turkey Dinner- Did You Know About These Common Pet Dangers?

From Halloween Treats to Thanksgiving’s Turkey Dinner- Did You Know About These Common Pet Dangers?



The fall festivities of Halloween and Thanksgiving are right around the corner, and a variety of table foods and delicious treats will be right before our eyes! As pet owners, it is important that we know that these foods can be very dangerous if our pets were to consume them. Not only do some of these table foods and treats pose as choking hazards, but they can also cause a variety of health complications, if ingested. Some of these Fall treats can have severe, life-threatening consequences if consumed in any number or quantity.

Does Your Pet Need a Dental Cleaning?

Does Your Pet Need a Dental Cleaning?



Does your pet have bad breath? Is he spending more time trying to chew his food, or is he avoiding eating hard treats and food all together? These are sings that your pet is feeling pain or discomfort. If you are noticing that your pet is showing these signs of discomfort, it is time for him to have an oral health examination by his veterinarian! According to the American Veterinary Dental College, most cats and dogs show signs of periodontal disease by the age of three. Left untreated, periodontal disease can cause multiple health problems in both cats and dogs. In order to remove plaque, tartar, and bacteria from your pet’s mouth, a professional dental cleaning is recommended for your pet. Yearly oral health examinations and professional dental cleanings are the safest and most effective way to practice quality oral health care. Taking good care of your pet’s oral health is very important for not only your pet’s overall healthy well-being, but it can help prevent and manage the #1 gum disease- periodontal disease.

When Is It More Than Just A Hairball?

When Is It More Than Just A Hairball?



If you’re a cat lover, then you are probably very familiar with the word “hairball”. Hairballs are most often a result of your cat’s natural, healthy grooming routine. They are not the most pleasant to watch as your cat hacks one up, and they can be confused with vomit. So, how do you know what is normal when it comes to hairballs? First, let’s take a look at what a hairball is!

Why Is My Pet Vomiting?

Why Is My Pet Vomiting?



You wake up one morning to find your pet feeling a bit “under the weather”. He has been laying around more than usual, and he won’t accept even his most favorite treats. You see him attempt to get up from laying down, but his energy is just not there. You hear his stomach grumbling and he begins to vomit. You feel concerned and wonder if he is going to be okay. How do you know when vomiting is occurring from more than just a temporary upset stomach?