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Month: April 2008

  • Only on Catster: 25 New Cat Breed Profiles!

    We’ve been busy purring out comprehensive profiles of the most pawpular breeds on the site. We’re up to 25 of these Catster-exclusive pages and won’t stop until all breeds on Catster are covered! The top breeds: Abyssinian American Shorthair Bengal Birman Bombay British Shorthair Burmese Domestic Long Hair Domestic Medium Hair Domestic Shorthair European Shorthair …

  • Is Your Cat Madonna or George Clooney? Take Our Quiz to Find Out!

    Have You Ever Thought Your Pet Acted Like The Queen Of Sheba? With This New Quiz You Can See Which Current Celebrity Is Your Furry Friend’s Soulmate We know your cat’s a superstar, so we’ve put together a fast, fun new quiz that reveals exactly which Hollywood A-Lister is your pet’s celebrity soulmate! It takes …

  • Which Breeds Are Most Likely to Develop Cancer?

    Are certain breeds (both dogs and cats) more susceptible to cancer than other breeds? Regena Norman, OK All dogs and cats, purebred or not, have the potential to develop cancer during their lifetime. However, it is true that some purebred animals are more susceptible, on average, than others. Among dogs, two of the sweetest breeds are …

  • Are Fat Pads on the Abdomen Normal in Cats?

    When my little girl Hae Yu (a cat) was spayed, she developed a seroma. The swelling went down pretty well and I thought it was gone. On her check up a a month or so after the spaying, the vet said she looked fine. It is now about three months later and she’s nearly a year old. I …

  • How Often Should Pets Receive Vaccines?

    I am wondering how you feel about yearly vaccinations. Do you feel they are really necessary? Are we vaccinating our pets to often and too much? Thank you. Nancy Chillicothe, OH Yours is a very good question. It is also very hard to answer. I have touched on the subject of pet vaccines a few times since I …

  • Updated Catster Flyers You Can Print Out or Post

    New Catster Flyers Will Make Sharing Our Lovely Community Even Easier in the Future Hi everypurr! We just updated our Catster Flyers and made them really easy to print out in color or black and white. It’s the kind of thing that comes in handy if you’ve ever wanted to share the meow, but have …

  • How Can I Stop my Cat’s Begging?

    I have a cat that is overweight. He has been on calorie control since November. It is now April. He is getting bigger and begs for more food. One cup per day is his limit. Could it be because his best friend died? His begging is driving me nuts. Deb Debert, Canada Cats, like people, may respond to stress, …

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