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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 worms. Intestinal …

  • Superhero Cats Grow Wings

    Chinese Cats Are Growing 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 …

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

    Donations for the Morris Animal Foundation During the month of September, we’re going to be donating $2 for each annual subscription renewal to Morris Animal Foundation in appreciate for all that they do for the furry friends in our lives. Hi everypaw! We’re so happy with how much money is being raised for thanks to …

  • Snuzzy Blog Redesign

    There are New Improvements to Our Snuzzy Blog 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 …

  • 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 wasn’t on the counter.) Ruth …

  • 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? Drinking water and momma’s milk? Carol …

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

    Attention Pet Owners: New Research Shows That Seemingly Funny Pet Behaviors May Be Caused By Serious Compulsive Disorders. Read The Article For Full Details. 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 …

  • 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 their immune systems are …

  • Catster Favorite Skeezix The Cat Guest Blogging for Snuzzy

    New Guest Blogger is Making His Debute on Catster 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 …

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