Are Essential Oils Safe for Cats?

are essential oils safe for cats

Cats are very sensitive creatures and, in essence, the answer is yes and no. In fact, they are actually missing an important enzyme (glucuronyl transferase) that works in the liver to help break down and metabolize essential oils. Because of this reason, many essential oils, especially if they are fully concentrated, can be very toxic …

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Microchipping Cats: Common Questions, Complications And Side Effects (There’s A PINCH Involved)

Microchipping Your Cats To Keep Them Safe And Found

A microchip is essentially a small information chip, a radio frequency identification (RFID) device, that is inserted under your cat’s skin. It’s fairly small, about the size of a grain of rice and transmits data to a special handheld device. Note: An RFID chip does not produce any radio-frequencies, it absorbs energy from the devices that …

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Treating Kittens for Fleas: Safely Remove Those Dreaded Insects From Invading Your Kitten

Treating Kittens For Fleas

Fleas are tricky, especially on kittens! First, you spot them:  This can be done by using a flea comb Then you treat them – most of the time using some kind of flea bath made with an animal-safe cleaner like Dawn dish soap. It’s absolutely essential that you don’t use over-the-counter flea products on kittens …

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Why Do Cats Growl? Another Feline “Slang” Language.

Why DO Cats Growl

When a cats growling, it usually means “back off.”  Cat language can be difficult to interpret. We have talked about cat language before, understanding the positive and happy noises your cat makes but there is always one thing in any language that is fairly clear to figure out, and with cats, it’s the growling. When your cat …

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