Month: August 2008

  • Are Whiskers With Split Ends Normal?

    My five-year-old Siamese cat, Budi, has most of her whiskers broken or with “split ends”. Could this be the sign of some illness, stress or is it just a “mechanical” thing? Thank you. Cecilia Buenos Aires, Capital, Argentina Split whiskers in cats and dogs generally are nothing to worry about. My pal Buster (pictured) gets …

  • When Should Kittens and Puppies be De-wormed?

    I have 5 kittens. They are 2 months old. I believe they have worms. I have been told they are too young to give anything. What can I give them that won’t hurt them? Cyndi Dover, Arkansas Due to a unique feature of intestinal worm life cycles, puppies and kittens almost always are infested with …

  • Superhero Cats Grow Wings

    Sounds like something out of the “Weekly World News,” but cat owners in the Sichuan province of China have reported that their cats have grown wings. The furry growths which contain bone started out as small bumps and quickly grew into what some are describing as “wings.” An evolutionary adaptation to help them catch birds …

  • $2 Donation in September For All New and Renewed Annual Subscriptions!

    Hi everypaw! We’re so happy with how much money is being raised for thanks to our first-time annual subscription drive in August, we’re going to continue it all the way through September. AND from September 1 through September 30th we’re also going to donate $2 for each annual subscription renewal. We love our benefactor Feline …

  • Snuzzy Blog Redesign

    Hi everypaw! Do you know about our Snuzzy Blog? It’s where we post funny, cute and fuzzy animal pictures and stores every day. Did you know our very own Skeezix the Cat was the guest author all last week. (He killed it! It was pawsome!) We just redesigned the site with a new look. Check …

  • Why Does my Cat Move Toys to the Food Bowl?

    Why does my cat put his favorite toys in his food bowl? He has done this since he was a tiny kitten. He even does it if he has to jump on the counter with the toy in his mouth. (We had a dog for a while, and she would eat his food if it …

  • Can Kittens Nurse and Eat Simultaneously?

    I have a real simple question. I have a kitty that is around 8 weeks old now. It has started to eat food and drink water. The problem is that the mother cat still wants to nurse this kitty and its sibling. I was wondering, is it possible that this will make the kitten vomit? …

  • Seemingly Funny Pet Behaviors May be Caused by Serious Compulsive Disorders

    An article in the June 1, 2008 issue of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) made an interesting point about a YouTube video. A popular YouTube clip features a dog growling and biting at a potential threat to its chew bone. The punch line is the threat is actually the dog’s own …

  • Are Kitten Eye Infections Serious?

    Doctor, a friend has a female with four kittens. Most of the kittens have swollen watery eyes. Is this a serious illness? I am planning to adopt one of the kittens. I don’t want to get a sick kitten. Vicki Duncan, Oklahoma Eye infections are very common in kittens. Usually they are not serious. Because …

  • Catster Favorite Skeezix The Cat Guest Blogging for Snuzzy

    You know about Snuzzy, right? The blog we created to curate all the cute and fuzzy to be found on the Internet? Well Catster’s own Skeezix the Cat, a long-term membur dat needz no interdukshun will be taking the wheel at Snuzzy for the next week and is already doing an amazin jawb. Srsly, look …

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