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Plain and simple and to the point, never give your cat bones from fish or other meat. Bones represent an increased risk of choking should the cat get a bone or splinter of a bone stuck in its mouth, esophagus, or stomach. There are enough risks in an animal’s life every day. Don’t add to this risk list by giving bones to your cat. My personal opinion. Bones can cause the cat their life and…

If you notice your cat’s appetite is decreasing or their trips to their water source are less, it could mean your cat has an oral problem. If you have broken a tooth, have a cavity, have rotten teeth, or have gum diseases such as periodontitis or gingivitis, you may not want to eat or drink because your dental issues cause you pain and discomfort. This is the same for a cat. Your cat can develop bad…

I have been a cat rescuer since 1992 and have had many different cats in my care throughout the years. I have run the gamut of different cat food brands, from the cheapest to the higher-quality and more expensive cat food products. I have also wondered at various times about giving my cats raw meat. I have always avoided giving my cat human food, and I never researched the subject of giving a cat raw…

Your cat can go several days without eating. If your cat refuses to eat, there is a problem somewhere. If your cat refuses to eat, remain calm as the problem can be minor and an easy fix. If your cat is still not eating and has been 24 hours, call your vet for recommendations. However, your cat cannot go over three days without drinking sufficient water. Cats become dehydrated quickly. However, if your cat is…

Catnip is famous for being a cat intoxicant. It’s effects are known far and wide. It’s even become an undeniable part of our culture. For example, Ray Bradburry is quoted as saying that libraries were his catnip. Given all the hype, you may wonder if catnip is really as powerful as it seems. Will it intoxicate your cat, or turn them into a catnip junkie? Is it safe for kittens? At what age can a…

Oh, how heavenly it is for your cat to lick up leftover cereal milk from your bowl. It has been said that cats love milk and many pet owners give their furry friend milk. I have heard many cat owners say, Q. “Well, I always thought that cats love to drink milk, and milk was good for them?  A. Cats do love to drink milk. However, once your cat is no longer a kitten, they do not…