2018年7月

How to live with cats

Shedding in cats. How to deal with hairballs in cats !

Cats groom themselves regularly. When they lick their hair, they swallow loose and dead hair that can cause a hairball. Usually the hair they swallow goes out from the body naturally, but sometimes it stays inside of the body, and cause serious problem. It’s important for a cat owner to help the grooming, so you can reduce the chances for them to have hairball problem. In this post, I’ll tell you some hints on how to deal with hairballs in cats. 4 home remedies for your cat’s hairballs 1. Use cat snacks There are various cat snacks for hairball remedies. You can use these snacks to prevent hairballs. It’s easy…

How to live with cats

Loss of appetite in cats ! How to stimulate cat’s appetite !

It is said cats are picky about food. However when your cat loses his / her appetite or stop eating, you’re worried about him / her for sure. Why don’t they eat? What should I do ? . . . In this post, I’ll give you some of the tips how to encourage their appetite ! Why do Cats lose appetite ? Cats can catch a cold as well as us and one of the common symptoms of cold is stuffy nose. Normally, cats sniff their meals before eating it. Cats sniff the food to judge if it’s ok to eat. If their nose is stuffed up, it makes difficult…

How to live with cats

Do cats feel stress ? Can stress make cats sick ?

Probably most of cat owners keep their cats indoors all the time these days. It’s safe and reduces chance to get into dangerous situations such as cat fights and car accidents. However, indoor cats tend to lack exercise and mental stimulation which might give them some stress. Stress can be the cause of illness for cats as well as us. In this post, I’ll tell you two of illnesses that cats develop because of stress ! Feline Idiopathic Cystitis Feline idiopathic cystitis ( FIC ) is an inflammation of the bladder that causes lower urinary tract disease. Feline idiopathic cystitis is a little different to regular cystitis. Because FIC is…

How to live with cats

4 Common Diseases of Senior Cats !

When cats get older, their strength is slowly declining and you can see various signs of aging as well as us. It’s not a surprise, just natural stage of life. Generally, cats over 7 years of age are considered as seniors. In this post, I’ll tell you about 4 common diseases of senior cats ! 4 common diseases of senior cats Kidney disease Kidney does many things to keep cats healthy, but it begins to fail with age. If your cat has chronic kidney failure, you can see various symptoms as follows. increased thirst frequent urinating dark color urine dilated pupils Unfortunately, there is no cure for chronic kidney disease. If…