• Your New Cat or Kitten’s First Day

    Congratulations! You must be so excited about bringing your newly adopted cat or kitten! I imagine that’s why you’re here, reading this blog article about the 1st day with your new cat (or kitten). Maybe you adopted one already from a shelter, and are just waiting for him (or her!) to get fixed so you […]

  • How to Establish a Dental Care Routine for Your Pet

    Courtesy of Creative Commons. Photo by: U.S. Air Force Technical Sgt. Dawn M. Price Home dental care is one of the most important ways to maintain your pet’s health. Dogs and cats with unchecked gum inflammation may be at higher risk for heart, kidney, and liver disease. And, unfortunately, dental disease is by far the […]

  • Keep Your Cat’s Brain Healthy

    As your cat ages, changes are occurring in their brain. Ultimately, these changes may lead to anxiety, reduced coping ability, confusion, altered sleep patterns and eating habits, house soiling, and altered social interactions with family members and other pets. Some cat owners think that these behaviors are normal in an older cat, but they aren’t […]

  • How Shelters Prepare Your Cat for Adoption

    By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer Veterinarian Lights, camera … adoption! There’s nothing like changing a life, unless it’s saving a life. The photos are taken, social updates are posted and you’re finally on your way home.     First steps Playtime, mealtime, downtime: Your shelter’s staff interacts with your cat, gets to know his temperament, […]

  • Don’t Forget Buster and Whisker’s Gifts This Year

    It’s official! We’re right smack in the middle of the holiday season.  Our houses are decorated, we’ve been drinking nothing but Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and we’re crossing off all our wish lists. But, in all your holiday cheer did you remember to get your pet the perfect gift? It’s ok if you didn’t, Adopt-a-Pet.com has […]

  • 5 Ways to Appreciate Your Cat on National Cat Day

    The social media gurus among us know that Saturdays have permanently been renamed Caturday, but did you know that October 29th is National Cat Day? Yes, it’s true, this entire weekend is all about the cats. According to NationalDayCalendar.com, National Cat Day was founded to help the public recognize the number of cats that need to […]

  • Frequently Asked Questions about Choosing and Visiting Your Veterinarian

    1. I just adopted my new pet. He seems healthy—do I still need to take him to the veterinarian right away? Yes! Taking your new pet (whether dog, cat, hamster, or any other living thing) to the veterinarian should be your first priority. This is especially true if you have other pets. It’s a good […]

  • 6 Imperative Tips for Safe and Happy Pets During the Holidays

    The holiday season brings a lot of festivity and excitement. It makes the winter season even more enjoyable and fun for everyone. Have your pets enjoy the holidays with you and keep them safe at the same time. Here are some tips: #1 Keep them healthy It is important to ensure pets are kept inside […]

  • Litter Box Basics

    What is a litter box? Do you need to train a cat to use one? What is the best kind of litter box? First-time cat owners usually have a lot of litterbox questions like these! Sometimes us cat experts forget that what to us is a simple innate-feeling understanding of cats and litter boxes is […]

  • How to pill your cat or kitten

    Imagine how it feels trying to swallow an enormous pill without any water. Ack! From a cat’s perspective, making them to swallow a medication pill or capsule without a liquid chaser probably feels worse than than what you just imagined, given the relative size of the pill to the cat’s throat.  That’s one reason why […]