Survey Reveals Many Cat Owners Miss the Mark on Nutrition


by Love Meow on Feb 26th, 2010 | 8 Comments

An interesting survey called the “Pet Parent Purrception Survey” commissioned by 9Lives is aimed to find out if American cat owners are feeding their cats the most nutritious meals possible. 94 percent of Americans believe that their cats are on a healthy and nutritious diet. However, the survey reveals that many of these cat owners […]

What to Do When Your Cat Gets Stung by a Bee


by Love Meow on Feb 6th, 2010 | 14 Comments

This poor kitty got stung by a bee. His right paw was almost twice the size of his left paw. Yes, cats can get allergic reactions when they get stung by bees, wasps, yellow jackets or hornets. If a cat gets stung by a bee, he might show signs of swelling, pain in the muscles […]

Cross Eyed Cats


by Love Meow on Jan 31st, 2010 | 8 Comments

Have you wondered why some cats seem to be cross eyed? Is it because they are concentrating on something a bit too intensely? The cross-eyed condition (also called strabismus) is in fact mostly genetic. The muscles that attach directly to the eyeballs are not exactly of the same length on each opposite side. When the eyeball […]

My Kitten is Losing Teeth


by Love Meow on Jan 29th, 2010 | no comment »

Don’t worry if you are playing with your kitten and a tooth just comes flying out from your kitty’s mouth. Your kitten is probably entering the teething stage where his baby teeth also called “milk teeth” will be replaced by adult teeth. When do baby teeth erupt? Cats are just like us. When they are […]

How to Remove Cat Dandruff with Home Remedies


by Love Meow on Dec 15th, 2009 | 2 Comments

Flickr: frostnova Cat dandruff is a skin condition resulting in flaky, dry dead skin. It should not be confused with dander which is regular shedding from healthy  skin. Dander is comprised of both cats’ saliva and dead skin cells whereas dandruff is allergic dermatitis that causes cat’s skin to itch and appear scaly. Though dander […]

Cats with Cerebellar Hypoplasia


by Love Meow on Nov 20th, 2009 | 13 Comments

Flickr: kiyoshi.be These stories really pull my heartstrings. Charley, Smokey, Dizzy and Roxy are amazing cats with cerebellar hypoplasia, which means their motor skills are not as great as other cats. Cerebellar hypoplasia (CH) is a medical condition where part of the brain that controls a cat’s coordination is underdeveloped during kitten-hood.  Most CH cases are […]

How to Control Your Cats Weight


by Love Meow on Nov 10th, 2009 | 2 Comments

Did you know that more than 40% of cats in the US are considered obese? That’s a staggering number. According to thePetCenter.com, “only 5 to 10 percent of all cats can be classified as only slightly overweight.” Obese cats are at much higher risk than cats of normal weight to have diabetes, arthritis and Hepatic […]

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