Why Should You Desex Your Cat?

Why Should You Desex Your Cat?

Did you know that cats can become pregnant as young as four-months-old and can have on average three litters of kittens a year? Cats are extremely efficient breeders with one unspayed female capable of producing an average of 180 kittens in her lifetime! Sadly, this...
Rottweiler Visits Emergency After Eating Grapes

Rottweiler Visits Emergency After Eating Grapes

Emma wasn’t well after just 4 grapes One Thursday afternoon, Emma’s owner returned home to find that a bag of grapes had disappeared into thin air. She wasn’t sure when they disappeared, as she’d been out all day, but she heard that grapes may be dangerous to her 4...
Grape, Sultana And Raisin Toxicity In Dogs

Grape, Sultana And Raisin Toxicity In Dogs

Dogs cannot eat grapes even in small amounts Grapes, sultanas and raisins are very toxic to dogs although the exact cause of the toxic reaction is not known. Ingesting these sweet substances can be fatal for dogs of any age, breed or gender. This includes when used as...
Kidney Stones In Pets

Kidney Stones In Pets

A medical ailment similar to human kidney stones Dogs and cats suffer from kidney and bladder stones just like humans. Certain breeds are more susceptible to stones. Kidney stones containing calcium and oxalic acid are seen frequently in Yorkshire Terriers, Miniature...
Lilies Are Very Toxic To Cats

Lilies Are Very Toxic To Cats

The consequences can be fatal Lilies are beautiful but this is one bouquet or garden plant you want to avoid at all costs if you’re a cat owner. There are many different species of the Lily – the Easter Lily, Tiger Lily, Lily of the Valley and so many more. The...
Cat Twitching After Flea Treatment

Cat Twitching After Flea Treatment

Cats are sensitive to Permethrin found in flea products Permethrin (or pyrethrin) is a compound commonly found in flea products for dogs and cats that are available at supermarkets and some pet shops. Cats are very sensitive to this compound, and as such, the products...