December 2009. Page 11

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  • Meet Gwen Cooper, Catster Mom and Author of

    Meet Gwen Cooper, Catster Mom and Author of "Homer's Odyssey"

    Dec 3, 2009 — If you're looking for a book to give a pet-loving friend this holiday season, look no further than "Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or...

  • Cat Travel Tips

    Cat Travel Tips

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Cats traditionally do not love to travel, although there will be some exceptions as cats are very individualistic and they love proving their humans wrong. Learning how to travel with your cat means learning how you can best adapt new environments to...

  • Kitten Health Guide

    Kitten Health Guide

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Congratulations on your new kitten! If this is the first time you've owned a cat, there are a few things you should know about your kitten's care and cat health in general. Kitten-Proofing Your Home A kitten is like a curious child; it's bound to...

  • Buying the Right Cat Carrier

    Buying the Right Cat Carrier

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Attention cat owners of the world: If you have a cat, you need a cat carrier. Also known as a pet taxis, cat taxis, or cat crates, cat carriers (like cats) come in all shapes and sizes. They range in price and durability from collapsible cardboard...

  • Heartworm Treatment for Cats

    Heartworm Treatment for Cats

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Heartworm is a parasitic infestation transmitted to dogs and more rarely, cats, by bites from infected mosquitoes. Heartworm is a potentially fatal health threat and often requires aggressive, prolonged and painful treatment. Prevention is Easier...

  • Traveling with Your Cat by Airplane

    Traveling with Your Cat by Airplane

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Flying with cats is not as hard as it sounds. If your cat can nap, your cat can fly. Learning how to travel with your cat on an airplane helps you to create a safe, predictable, and calm passage for your kitty when the fur flies. Prepare well in...

  • Clicker Training for Cats: The Basics

    Clicker Training for Cats: The Basics

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Cat training has often been considered an elusive goal by pet owners who've been conditioned to view cats as "untrainable." Yet many cat owners have found an enjoyable way to train and interact with their pets through the process of clicker...

  • Tips for Finding Cat-Friendly Hotels

    Tips for Finding Cat-Friendly Hotels

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    Dec 2, 2009 — It's not all that hard to find cat-friendly lodging world-wide these days, but all cat-owning travelers do still need to check, in preparation for any trip, if cats will be welcome to avoid bad surprises at the hotel check-in. The AAA has a...

  • Cat Flea and Tick Treatment Options

    Cat Flea and Tick Treatment Options

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    Dec 2, 2009 — The flea is the most common parasite to infect both cats and dogs. When fully grown, a flea looks like a pinhead-sized red or brown dot and will usually be concentrated around the neck or base of the tail on your pet. There are at least seven...

  • Cat Vaccinations Questions

    Cat Vaccinations Questions

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    Dec 2, 2009 — The earliest veterinary care your kitten receives is likely to be related to pet vaccines. Kitten vaccinations should begin around eight weeks of age, and are usually given in three rounds about three or four weeks apart. Older cats may require...