Month: June 2022

First Ever Feline-Specific Pain Medication Is A Game Changer for Cats


Written by Ingrid R Niesman, MS PhD

While we don’t really know the extent of pain cats actually experience, we do know that they are masters at masking their discomfort, leaving cat parents guessing. This is especially true with arthritis pain. Just like humans, cats’ joints take a lifetime of abuse and display similar arthritic tendencies with age. Humans can avoid suffering with medications and joint replacements. Our cats with chronic osteoarthritis (OA) or degenerative joint disease (DJD) have fewer options.Continue Reading

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How to Relieve Your Cat’s Stress During Fireworks & Thunderstorms: 5 Tips

Cat looks out the window fireworks

I’ve always felt that the 4th of July is probably cats’ least favorite holiday. A recent study by Wakefield Research, commissioned by Bach® Rescue Remedy® Pet, a liquid remedy for pets made with natural flower essences, revealed that 54% of current and former pet parents say fireworks are a leading cause of stress for their pets.Continue Reading

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Branch Basics 2023 Review: Cleaning Products That Are Safe for Cats & Humans


Did you know that many commercial cleaning products can be extremely toxic, and even deadly, to your pets?  Cats are especially susceptible since they groom themselves by licking and as a result ingest anything that comes in contact with their feet or fur.Continue Reading

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Modern Cat Tower with Space Capsule Nest


Last week we introduced you to a beautiful scratching post with a wooden trackball toy. Today, I’d like to share this beautifully designed cat tree from the same company. It offers a lot of fun features to delight your cats, including a “space capsule” nest at the top.Continue Reading

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Review: PetFusion Cooling Blanket


I first published this review a year ago, but since this summer is already starting out hotter than normal in many parts of the world, I thought this would be a good time to share it again. PetFusion’s innovative cooling blanket blanket absorbs and releases your cat’s body heat, keeping her cool and comfortable during the dog days of summer (I had to sneak that tired old expression in!)Continue Reading

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How Assisi DentaLOOP Helps Reduce Oral Pain & Inflammation


If you’ve followed us for a while, you’ve seen many stories of how the Assisi Loop has helped cats with painful and inflammatory conditions ranging from arthritis to healing from surgery or injury to kidney disease and many, many more. Assisi Animal Health’s newest product, the DentaLoop, targets oral and dental pain.Continue Reading

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What Does It Mean If Your Cat’s Eyes Change Color? Facts & Health Issues

Vet checking cats eyes

It is said that the eyes are the window to the soul, and I think that’s especially true when it comes to the beautiful eyes of our feline friends. But did you know that your cat’s eyes can also be a window to her health? Changes in a cat’s eye color can be an indicator of a potentially serious health problem.Continue Reading

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UAH Interactive Treat Dispenser Toy (2023 Review)


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Motorized interactive toys are not a substitute for playing with your cat, but they can be a great way to keep your cats engaged in between play sessions with you. The UAH Interactive Treat Dispenser Toy is designed to engage your cat’s hunting instinct.Continue Reading

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10 Subtle Signs Your Cat May Be Sick


Cats are masters at hiding signs of illness. This is a throwback to their wild origins: in the wild, a sick animal easily becomes prey. Because of this, it’s up to cat parents to know what to look for. Any changes in your cat’s normal routine, behavior and attitude could be the first indicator that something is wrong.Continue Reading

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