Arthritis in cats is an unfortunate and nearly ubiquitous feature of aging. The most common form occurs as the tissues and structures in joints degenerate naturally. This process, called degenerative joint disease (DJD), leads to stiffness, pain, decreased range of motion and limping on affected limbs. Arthritis is very common in older individuals of almost
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People have complained about being tricked into leasing dogs by Wags Lending. By: PublicDomainPictures I happened to see a story recently about a woman and her family who had purchased a golden retriever from a local pet store. What the woman did not see in the fine print of the paperwork she’d signed was that she
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The resemblance is uncanny — and more than a little bit catty. World-famous wax museum Madame Tussauds introduced a new Taylor Swift figure on Wednesday in San Francisco, complete with a real squad of adoptable felines courtesy of Give Me Shelter Cat Rescue. Madame Tussauds San Francisco “As huge fans of Taylor’s we really wanted
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Quimera the cat is like a character out of a Batman comic: one part Catwoman, two parts Two-Face. This exotic kitty with two different colored eyes, and a furry face similarly split between two different colors, belongs to a rare, V.I.P. group of pussycats who may (or may not …) be chimeras. According to geneticists,
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Cats are usually pretty good about staying regular, but every once in a while they too can find themselves getting constipated. It’s not any more fun for your cat than it is for you. Here’s some information on cat constipation and what you can do to help when your kitties get bound up: What are the symptoms
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Organic doesn’t not necessarily mean high quality when it comes to pet food labels. By: acousticskyy Many, many veterinarians get frustrated when clients believe they have found the yellow brick road to pet health by getting sucked in by yet another new, celebrity-endorsed pet food. Veterinarians far and wide try not to scream — or
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Nickie can finally breathe easy. On Thursday, veterinarians at the MSPCA-Angell shelter in Boston surgically removed a collar that had become embedded in Nickie’s neck. The abandoned kitten was found with the horrible injury in the streets of Dorchester. After spotting her several times, a Good Samaritan scooped up Nickie and brought her to MSPCA-Angell.
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These days, it seems as though everyone is offended by just about anything. No statement is safe, no assumption is sound and no viewpoint is ever agreed upon. But we’re not the only ones affected by the “Era of Offense.” Our pets will not hesitate to show you just how offended they are, too. Here
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Even though they don’t really have 9 lives, cats often flourish after overcoming trauma. By: atuweb Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in August 2015. * * * Christy, my first sealpoint Siamese, was hit by a car when she was about 1 year old. She survived the accident, but her left front paw didn’t. The nerve
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Is your cat sleeping in your bed with you? I’ve experienced all sides of sleeping with cats. When I was single, I had cats. They got to share the bed and it was no big deal. They loved it, and it made me happy to see them happy. But things changed a little when two
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My husband and I have been painting our house, so we’ve got a bunch of paint sample cards. I hate just throwing them in the recycling basket, so I’ve been keeping them in a junk drawer. Then I found this fun project for making kitty bookmarks while playing around on Pinterest. What you’ll need: Large
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“Good God, my cat just used his litter box while I was happily destroying things on my video game. All of a sudden, our room smelled like a manure field!” Sounds familiar? It’s a quote from a forum thread by TCS member Dagger311. We get many questions about litterbox odor and how to minimize it.
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Watch these funny dog videos and try not to laugh. These dog fails of funny dogs jumping are just hilarious. Thanks for watching! Here’s our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MashupZone/ And be sure to subscribe and join the fun 🙂 Double Polka by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/…) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-… Artist:
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Meet Nigel. You might notice something is missing. But what this 5-month-old kitten lacks in facial features he makes up for with purrsonality. In July, Nigel, then just six weeks old, was found discarded near a dumpster in Dorchester, Massachusetts, by a Good Samaritan. The kitten was malnourished, dirty and in desperate need of medical
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[{“title”:”A lifetime supply of mice from the local pet shop”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”A weekend at a B&B”,”points”:”1″},{“title”:”Satin sheets”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Salmon steaks”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”A big empty box”,”points”:”0″}]A sleep-in kind of kitty. Mornings are overrated — afternoons are a little on the sketchy side, too, come to think of it. [{“title”:”A lifetime supply of mice from the local pet shop”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”A weekend at a B&B”,”points”:”0″},{“title”:”Satin
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It seems simple at first glance, but how to play with your cat is a bit more complicated than you might think. The way you play with your cat now will set the stage for the strength of your bond and encourage her to play in ways that don’t hurt you or other people. Appropriate cat play
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