Grooming

An Easy and Safe Alternative to Declawing

Soft Paws for Cat Claws Cats use their claws to climb, scratch, and defend themselves. If you’re cat has run of your house, they’ve most likely been climbing, stretching and scratching everywhere.  Are your couches, chairs and carpets torn and scratched up? Providing scratching posts and toys helps keep your cats busy. But some cats […]



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Your Cat’s Paws and Claws

How much do you know about your cat’s paws and claws? Cats stand or walk on its digits, or toes. Unlike the dog and horse, the cat walks or runs by moving first the front and back legs on one side, then the front and back legs on the other side. Only the camel and the […]



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Listen Up and Clean Those Ears

Cat Ears Come in Many Different Shapes and Sizes. Large ears, small ears, folded ears, curled ears or straight ears, cat ears are like snow flakes, no two are alike.  Cat ears have two functions, to detect sound and for balance. Most cats will go through life without experiencing any problems with their ears. But owners […]



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Danger Lurks at Bath time

Who’s Afraid of Bathing a Cat? Wild cats, such as  tigers, lions, and leopards love water. Domestics? Not so much!  Sure there are some cat breeds, such as the Maine Coon, Manx, Savannah, American Bobtail, Turkish Angora, Turkish Van, Abyssinian and Japanese Bobtail, who love to play in water, but the most common breed – […]



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Cat Fur: Love it or Leave it

Cats are self loving. They like to keep themselves looking good by continuously licking their fur. Cat’s cover their fur with saliva and stimulate glands for secretions that help to keep their fur water-proofed. During this process, they also swallow hair and form hairballs.  Licking themselves also helps by  reducing anxiety and frustration. But licking may not be enough. As a […]



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