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What to Do If Your Cat Refuses To Take Medication

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When it comes to giving medication, dog parents tend to have it easier than cat parents. Put the pill in a little bit of peanut butter or cheese, and dogs will think they’re getting a treat. Most cats are a different story. In this article, I’ll cover the various options to give medications to cats, but more importantly, I’m also looking at how giving medications to a reluctant cat affects the bond between cat and human.Continue Reading

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Kitty Whip® Cat Toys: A Safe Alternative to String Toys

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Wand and string toys are a great way to encourage your cat to play. They stimulate your cat’s hunting instinct, and they’re a wonderful way to strengthen the bond with your cat. Unfortunately, not all wand toys are quality toys. Loose pieces, wires or clamps and strings that can be easily chewed and ingested all pose hazards to your cat’s health. That’s why I’m always excited when I come across well made, well designed string toys like the KittyWhip®.Continue Reading

H5N1 Infections in Cats: Surveillance is Warranted, Panic is Not

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Written by Ingrid R. Niesman MS, PhD

When 38 out of 40 cats die from a disease, it’s time to take notice. A 2024 report out of South Korea describes a swift wave of infections in a closed cat shelter (1). Between June and July of 2023, symptoms of high fevers, anorexia and neurological issues were evident within the shelter, ultimately killing nearly all the cats. H5N1, clade 2.3.4.4b, was confirmed by a private lab in July.  As the cats were housed separately, in groups of 4-5 cats, infected poultry in the cat food is a suspected route of transmission.Continue Reading

Memorial Day

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To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. ― Thomas Campbell

Today is Memorial Day in the United States, a day when we honor the memory of the men and women who have died in military service. We also celebrate the arrival of summer, but because of the reason for the holiday, it never feels right to me to say “Happy Memorial Day,” so instead, I’m wishing you a day filled with love and beautiful memories.Continue Reading

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