Do you know about cats and overgrooming? I certainly do. When I picked up my 15-year-old cat, Pogo, at the shelter nine months ago, he had a number of health issues, one being very obvious. What Is Overgrooming? He had pulled all the fur off his stomach and in lines down his legs. He had … Read more Cats And Overgrooming
Hello, fans of the fabulous furry cat! It’s your Cantankerous Cat Lady with a Thanksgiving message for you. Will your cat be enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday with you? If so, here is some information about cats and Thanksgiving that may come in handy. Oh, and by the way, as I will be out of town … Read more Cats And Thanksgiving
There is a great deal of talk these days about CBD oil. A few months ago, I started using it on my cat. I decided it would be good to tell you of the experience that the cat had. In the process of telling the story, I will attempt to answer the question, what are … Read more What Are The Benefits Of CBD Oil For Cats?
Greetings, two-legged readers! Lucinda the literate cat, reporting for duty. My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) has given me a writing assignment that is a little different from my ordinary jobs. She has given me an article to read by Dr. Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ, and has asked me to give my views on the … Read more Do You Know When Your Cat Is Sick?
Statistics say that nearly 1/3 of Americans with allergies are allergic to cats and dogs. Common cat allergies affect twice as many people as dog allergies. Surprisingly, it is not the fur or hair that is the problem. Cat allergies are caused by proteins in the cat’s saliva, urine, and dander (dried flakes of skin.) … Read more What Do You Know About Common Cat Allergies?
What do you think? Do cats have healing powers? Here is a great story from someone who believes they do. My friends, I have a special treat for you. This story comes from Dr. Jenna Foster, another member of Wealthy Affiliate, the company through which we build our websites. Our community is very interactive, so … Read more Do Cats Have Healing Powers?
Hello, readers from the world of two-leggeds. Here is the third installment of Letters to Lucinda. In this column, I will address the issue of overweight cats. In my reading, I have learned that it is not only the cat community that is having problems with too many who are overweight, but it is a … Read more LETTERS TO LUCINDA 3: Cat Behavior Solutions
A healthy cat’s eyes should be bright and clear. But what if they are not? What if they are cloudy or have a discharge? Is your cat constantly rubbing his eyes? There are a number of cat eye conditions that can lead to devastating consequences, including surgery or blindness. Learn the symptoms of these conditions … Read more Learn About These Cat Eye Conditions
Welcome, readers, to Lucinda’s second monthly Cat Behavior Solutions column. This month I am writing about a controversial issue that I believe needs to be addressed by a wide audience. Changes need to be made. I am tackling the issue of declawing. First, please read this sad testimonial from one of my cat friends, Felicity. … Read more LETTERS TO LUCINDA 2: Cat Behavior Solutions
Have you ever considered cat health insurance? What if your pet develops a health condition that requires time and money to clear up? What if your feline needs surgery? Wouldn’t it give you peace of mind to know that such emergencies are covered? Here are some questions you need to have answered by the insurance … Read more Select The Best Cat Health Insurance