Jackson Galaxy Cat Behaviorist is coming to Kansas City on May 8, 2013 to promote the paperback of his book, Cat Daddy: What the World’s Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me About Life, Love, and Coming Clean.
Kits Made for Radioactive Iodine Treated Cats with Hyperthyroidism – An Interview with Scott Oesterlin
I am a part of the Cat’s Writer’s Association and recently I rec’d an email from CWA that was a pitch about a product that interested me because of my own personal history with hyperthyroidism and the debate of whether or not to do radioactive iodine to eradicate my thyroid. Hyperthyroidism #1 Endocrine disorder in [...]
A lot of first time kitten owners wonder how to hold a kitten – in fact, one of the frequent requests that I have received for the 2012 revisions of A Ragdoll Kitten Care Guide: Bringing Your Ragdoll Kitten Home is to have photos of how to hold your Ragdoll kitten. So I reached out [...]
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, or HCM, is the most common form of heart disease seen in cats. In Ragdolls, most cases of HCM are inherited from the parents and caused by a gene mutation. Fortunately, we have DNA tests that can detect if a specific cat is carrying the mutation. Unfortunately, we don’t have a cure for HCM at this time, although medications are available that may help some cats.
Last month, Ingrid of The Conscious Cat posted about pet insurance. She had read an article recently on the CatChannel.com about Cat Insurance Options. In their article, the CatChannel.com put together an awesome chart to compare pet insurance optionsinitial quotes based on a 7-year-old domestic shorthair cat.
Join Floppycats and Dr. Jean Hofve while we cover cat constipation – causes, symptoms and treatment. Listen to the podcast or read the interview.
Liz says that the secret to flea control lies in vitamin B. Who knew? It’s a little more complicated than that and for a $1.99, it’s completely worth learning the simple steps. For example, you cannot just go to a drug store, grab some vitamin B and give it to your cat.
Jenny Dean of Floppycats.com discusses Cat Conjunctivitis and Cat Herpes with Dr. Jean Hofve, DVM
Franny Syufy has been writing for publication over 20 years, starting with senior citizen advocacy articles for local newpapers in the late ’80s, then real estate articles in the 90s. Widowed, she lives in the California Gold Country with almost two acres of forest surrounding her home. Sharing her home is her adult son, Lance, and their four cats, Jaspurr, Joey, Billy, and Jenny.
Read Liz Eastwood’s list of the best canned cat foods on the market
Read the interview with Dr. Jean about Litter Box issues and kitties or listen to the Podcast.