Cat and Kitten Pet Care

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While most cats in North America are strictly indoor cats, many owners choose to have outdoor cats and if that’s the case, one of the things to be cautious of is ticks. Ticks carry diseases and can harm your cat if left untreated. Having effective tick control will not only save your cat but save your other pets and your neighborhood’s pets. Here are some facts about ticks and what you can do about controlling them.

Ticks thrive in warm climates and can be found anywhere in the world. They are prevalent in woody or grassy areas where they can hide easily. If your cat or dog gets a tick there are a host of diseases they could potentially contract. For example, Lyme disease, Ehlichiosis, Tularemia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Cytauxzoonosis, Babesiosis, and Tick Paralysis.

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So you want to get a cat or kitten but don’t know what to look out for. Getting a cat or kitten is a big commitment and shouldn’t be taken lightly. Cats love to cuddle, play and sleep so finding one that you like can be a bit tricky especially if you decide to adopt from your local animal shelter.
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Before going to the animal shelter you may want to look for it on the internet and see if they have a website. Often times, if they do, they will post pictures of animals that need to be adopted. This will give you an idea if they have what you are looking for. Some people are very specific in what kind of cat they want. For example, some may want a Siamese cat or Calico cat while others don’t mind a tabby. Still others want a certain color and may have to wait a while until there is one available. That’s why looking at their webpage can give you a lot of information on whether they have the cat your are looking for.
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Having a big cat can be cute but it is dangerous. Overweight cats pose many health problems and should be taken care off soon. Obesity occurs for many reasons such as over eating, lack of exercising or lack of motivation to play. Whichever the reason, take your cat to the vet as soon as possible and treat your cat for obesity.
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Many people may not know this, but you can naturally enhance your cats immunity and improve the health of your pet. Having a healthy immune system will ward off diseases in your cat and prolong his or her life. Here are some tips to improve your cats immunity naturally.
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Introducing your new kitty or cat to your other household pets can be done painlessly and easily. It might seem challenging if you have three big dogs or two other cats in your household, but introducing a new pet can be done in harmony. Here are some easy guidelines to help you introduce kitty to your other pets. continue reading…