Helping Your Pet Thrive at Any Age

Conventional Wisdom says that a dog’s age in human years can be determined by multiplying each year by seven. But my 10-year-old Shih-Poo still looks and acts like a puppy. And although dogs and cats do have shorter lifespans than humans, there are more factors to consider in judging the relative age of a dog, such as dog size and overall health. Continue reading

Feline Fridays: Wild Pathogens that Can Hurt Your Cat

I’d just been reading an article about the environmental overlap of free-roaming domestic cats and wildcats when my sneaky indoor cat slipped outside. So now I have added incentive to blog about the dangers of diseases outdoor cats can carry. Cali the cat is very cute right now as she chases bugs in the wildflowers and smart enough to evade me when I try and catch her. So why should I be motivated to cut this idyllic scene short? Continue reading