Active Fun for Indoor Cats

Just because your indoor cat doesn’t prowl the neighborhood, chase birds, or get daily walks or trips to the dog park, doesn’t mean it’s okay to be a cat potato. It’s easy to create a virtual playground for your cat … Continue reading

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Brave First Responders Rescue Cats who Survived California Fire

Wildfires can rage across regions and change directions quickly, giving families little time to evacuate or return for their pets if they’re not home when the evacuation order comes. Thankfully, two cats not only managed to survive the California Tubbs … Continue reading

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Should You Muzzle Your Dog for Your Cat’s Safety?

I got this email from a listener: “I need a muzzle for my pitbull.  She is great with me, but I don’t trust her with cats in the house, so when she is in the house she is crated.  I … Continue reading

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Five-Year-Old Superhero Saves Philadelphia Stray Cats

Photo Credit: Kia Griffin and Kris Papiernik It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s “Superman Shon” – a five-year-old boy who loves cats so much that another one of his nicknames is “Catman.” According to People, Catman’s alias is Shon … Continue reading

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Celebrity Catwalk Helps Dogs & Cats Affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma

Seamlessly weaving fashion with compassion, trend-setting tail-waggers will ‘put on the dog’ to help both New York rescue groups and canines and cats affected by Hurricanes Harvey and… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title for the full … Continue reading

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CATS RULE! Announcing the launch of the NY CAT FILM FESTIVAL!

The day has finally come when all you patient, pleasantly persistent feline advocates, who have been asking “But what about the kitties up on the big screen?” are going to get your very own NY Cat Film Festival! This new … Continue reading

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Cats In Quarantine

At a quarantine center in Queens for cats exposed to a rare strain of avian flu, workers must wear full protective gear at all times, even playtime. Credit: Alex Wroblewski for The New York Times   Scary avian flu infects … Continue reading

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Halloween Safety For Cats & Dogs: Don’t Worry About the Chocolate

I’m so sick of being reminded not to let my dogs eat chocolate on Halloween! Aren’t you? Don’t we all know this by now? Haven’t we all been told so many times that chocolate is dangerous for dogs that we … Continue reading

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TEEN FINDS UNIQUE WAYS TO HELP HOMELESS CATS

Inspired by her late grandparents’ love of animals, one teenager in Illinois is finding innovative ways to help her local cat rescue. Sabrina Hoagland’s grandparents, Diann and Butch Hoagland, were passionate about giving back to the community and, like Sabrina, … Continue reading

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ASK-THE-VET: CAN CATS GET A STOMACH BUG?

Question: I currently have 5 cats…this past weekend one of them got really sick and was throwing up everywhere and every time she ate…the next day another cat started throwing up. And now every day another cat is getting sick … Continue reading

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