Monthly Archives: January 2015

Oh, no! Fleas!


Though I really love warm weather, I feel a bit of foreboding associated with consistently warm weather because inevitably, a caring cat owner wanting to provide parasite prevention will apply a flea control product meant for dogs on their cat, not realizing how dangerous this can be. Because cats and dogs metabolize medications differently, an […]



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Cats and Cigarettes


If you are a smoker, then you have probably been told by many people to stop smoking. Get ready to add two more to the list: your veterinarian and your cat! Cats that live in smoking households are unwilling victims of second hand smoke. Second hand smoke has long been suspected of causing respiratory disease […]



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How do cats drink their water?


Ever wondered how cats lap up their water.  Check out this great newsarticle from the New York Times. It’s an oldie but a goodie! http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/12/science/12cats.html



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