Try the “football” hold. Tuck the cat’s body into your waist, with your forearm pressed against your cat’s torso and your hand under his chest. If your cat wiggles, use your other hand to hold on to the loose fur around his scruff (back of his neck). I call this the “football” hold because itContinue reading ““I can’t pick up my cat. My cat is too wiggly.””
Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable. George Washington Carver Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/g/george_washington_carver.html#G8lhDkkwd7lg47i1.99
I see this a lot. People afraid to really brush their pets for fear of hurting them. If you’re using a comb or a slicker brush, put some energy into it. Don’t brush like you’re 95 years old and living on a diet of yoghurt and cigarettes. Step lively folks! Cats are animals and so are we.Continue reading “We’re afraid to touch our pets”
I believe that many cats are introverts. When I look at this poster, I feel as though the introverted person could be replaced by a cat and the poster would still make sense. The artist does a good job of explaining how introverts need to be treated in order for them to feel comfortable.
Good news for cat owners who are concerned about pain after surgery! Post-op pain not only is painful *duh*, it may slow down recovery time. Anyone who has ever felt sick and hurting after surgery can relate. The right meds can make a difference for animals, human or feline. With more and more cats going to vetContinue reading “Good news for pain relief in cats”
Study based on reviewing deaths of 4,009 cats from 90 veterinary practices in UK, randomly selected from database of 118,016 cats. “Of interesting note was the different longevity of purebreds – the longest-lived breeds were the Birman (16.1 years) and Burmese (14.3 years), the shortest-lived breeds were the Bengal (7.3 years) and Abyssinian (10.0 years).” To learnContinue reading “Birman cats live longest. Bengal cats have shortest lives, according to UK study”
This is my little friend. She is helping me to model my Cat Groomer t-shirt. Since her fur is so beautiful, she is always perfectly dressed in the finest attire, provided by mother nature.
Go cats! Taking over the U.S. of A., one furry paw and squeaky meow at a time. College of Veterinary Medicine — Cornell University “Cats are now the most common pet in the United States, with over 85 million owned cats reported in a recent survey. Approximately one third of U.S. households now have atContinue reading “Cats are now the most common pet in the United States”
Humans like to think of cats as low-maintenance pets. After all, you don’t need to walk them. In reality, as opposed to our human-oriented fantasy, cats are not at all low-maintenance. Like dogs, many cats crave attention. They want to be petted. They want to sleep with you. Like dogs, many cats want active play-time.Continue reading “Cat are low-maintenance . . . Not!”