Boy George is a perfect example of why we don’t test kittens for FeLV. He was rescued from the Riverside shelter and adopted out to a nice family last September at about three months of age. The family took him to the veterinarian who tested him for FeLV and his … Continue reading
Category Archives: Health & Nutrition
Big Boy Update
Big Boy’s foster, Chandra, reports that he is doing great at her house. He is currently confined to one room to be sure he is completely over his upper respiratory infection so he can have his surgery. He will have free reign of the house after surgery and any recuperation … Continue reading
Whole Lotta Kitty!
Big Boy was rescued from Orange County Animal Care in mid-December. He was brought to our attention by a benefactor who really wanted to save him and even offered to make a donation to his care. He was an owner surrender and very friendly. We agreed to take him even though … Continue reading
Is Your Cat Obese?
A 2011 study by APOP (Association for Pet Obesity Prevention) shows that obesity in cats is on the rise. The study found that over 50 percent of cats were either obese or overweight. As with humans, obesity in cats can be detrimental to their health. It can predispose them to diabetes, fatty liver disease … Continue reading
Healthy, Homemade Cat Treats
Do you make your own cat food or treats? Most cats love treats, but commercially made cat treats can be expensive. Have you ever done the math? Most treats are sold in 2-3 ounce packages. Multiply that out and you are paying about $25 a pound! That’s more than the best steak … Continue reading