Adopt or shop? While adoption is steeped in virtue, the truth is that irrespective of the decision to adopt or shop, responsible cat ownership extends far beyond the initial excitement of bringing a kitten home. A careful evaluation of one's lifestyle is necessary as cat ownership is a long-term commitment.
A healthy weight is crucial for a cat's overall well-being but how do you determine if a cat is at an ideal weight? Let's look at the Cat Body Condition Score (BCS) chart to make informed decisions about your kitty's diet and lifestyle, and prevent weight-related health issues.
Regular vet visits are necessary for detecting any potential cat health issues early on. The frequency of these vet visits varies at different stages of your cat's life. Here is a guide outlining the commonly accepted 'best practices' for veterinary health assessments across various stages of your cat's maturity.
When you bring home a new cat, you can expect that she will need time to adjust and acclimate to her new surroundings. The transition can be stressful for your new pet. To help you and your cat achieve a smooth transition, here are some essential cat care tips and guide to transitioning your cat into your home.