Switching Your Cats Food

Switching Your Cats Food

Posted by Kimberly McCourtney on Dec 3rd 2020

When switching a cat from one food to another, a gradual approach is often helpful. Over the course of a week, feed a mixture of old food and new. As the week progresses, decrease the proportion of old food and increase that of the new. If the animal seems to be having trouble adjusting to the n …
Oral Health for Cats

Oral Health for Cats

Posted by Kimberly McCourtney on Dec 3rd 2020

According to the American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS), 70% of cats show signs of oral disease by age three, often indicated by bad breath, a change in eating habits, pawing at the face and mouth and depression. Besides causing receding gums and tooth loss, bacteria in the mouth can enter th …
Litter Box Basics

Litter Box Basics

Posted by Kimberly McCourtney on Dec 3rd 2020

According to a study published in the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science in 2000, the primary reason that cats are surrendered to shelters is because they stop using the litter box. Something as simple as adding an additional litter box, changing the type of litter or even replacing worn …