The $1800 Ribbon: Dangerous Foreign Object Obstruction in Cats

We knew the first thing my daughter would want to do upon return from a long weekend trip to Chicago was see her cats. I had plenty of time to think of the right way to break the news to her. State the positive first, then tell her what happened. That’s it, right? “Johnny’s OK. He’s still at the emergency pet hospital. The surgery went well. (This is just sounding worse with each sentence). He swallowed a ribbon.”

Fruits & Veggies in Your Cat’s Food

Cats are obligate carnivores, which means they must eat meat in order to survive. However, more and more cat foods are being created that also include fruits and veggies. While cats must have meat, they can also benefit from the hidden health enchancing effects that fruits and vegetables give them.

How to Deal with a Bully Cat

We hear a lot about bullies at school and work, but do you have a four-legged furry friend who is a bully? If you’re tiptoeing so that you don’t wake the cat, if your dog is positively terrified of your feline, if you or members of your family sport nasty scratches and bites from what should be friendly interaction with your cat, maybe you have a bully cat.

Cats & Dental Care

If you’re a cat owner, chances are you have other things on your mind than dental care for your cat. But, your kitty needs her teeth cleaned regularly. Even though it might be a daunting proposition to brush your cat’s teeth, it’s something that cat owners should do on a regular basis, along with regular checkups at the veterinarian.