Your Cat's Life Could Depend On Being Vaccinated
31 March 2015
Your cat and its cousins, the leopard and tiger, share many traits. One thing they don't share is an immunity to some potentially fatal illnesses. That's why vaccinations at a place like The Pets Place Animal Hospital are important for your cat, even if it is an indoor-only cat. All it takes is a quick escape to the outdoors, or to rub noses with an infected cat through the screen door.
Three Changes You Can Make To Your Home To Improve Your Cat's Health And Mood
30 March 2015
The environment in which your cat lives can have a huge impact on his or her mental health. If your cat is showing signs of stress and emotional tension, such as over-grooming, irritability or aggression towards other pets, it might be time to make a few changes to your cat's home environment. Here's a look at three simple changes you can make to improve your cat's mood and well-being.
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Pet First Aid: What Supplies Do You Need?
26 March 2015
What would you do if your cat came home drooling or foaming at the mouth? What about if your dog started to choke on table scraps? Or if your rabbit starts to act extremely lethargic in warm weather?
Welcome to the American Red Cross's Pet First Aid Awareness Month. Set every year for April, it's a great time to learn more about emergency care for your pet and review how you'd act in many common pet first aid situations.
3 Signs That Your Guinea Pig Needs Emergency Medical Treatment
25 March 2015
If you love your guinea pigs, it's important to be on the alert for any sign that they might be ill. What many pet owners don't realize is that by the time a guinea pig shows visible signs of illness, they're already gravely ill. In their native habitat, sick guinea pigs are easy targets for predators, so they've evolved to hide any symptoms of illness until they get too sick to do so anymore.