Licorice root may soothe your sore throat, curb your hot flashes and relieve inflammation. But is it safe to have licorice plants, licorice tea, licorice hydrosol, licorice essential oil, or black licorice candy around your cat? Licorice root is safe for most cats in low doses for a short time. We spoke with Melissa M. Brock, a board-certified veterinarian, a full-time veterinarian and an animal welfare expert at Pango Pets. She explained what types of licorice are safest for your cat.
The Maneki Neko, or beckoning cat ( 招き猫), attracts wealth and prosperity. Are you feeling down on your luck? Need a powerful good luck charm for the cat lover in your life? From traditional to kawaii, here are 10 Maneki Neko gifts that will turn the wheel of fate in your favor.
Chamomile might lower your blood sugar, boost your immune system, and help your wounds heal faster. But is it safe to have chamomile around your cat? We spoke with Dr. Iram Sharma, a full-time veterinarian and feline welfare expert at Happy Whisker, to find out what forms of German chamomile are safest for your cat.
For proud cat parents (or cat ladies and dudes, BFFs, fans, staff — whatever title you prefer), we've rounded up 19 purrfect (Sorry again!) cat-themed gifts for under $20. With no litter boxes to clean or hairballs to pick up, your cat-loving friends and family might enjoy them just as much.
While purring is the hallmark of a happy cat, it doesn’t always mean that your cat is simply content. Cats purr for many different reasons, including when they’re hungry or hurt. Here are 6 reasons your cat may purr.
If you’re a cat parent or you’ve been to an animal shelter, you’ve probably seen adoptable cats with an FIV label. Cats with FIV are often considered un-adoptable and routinely euthanized by shelters. What’s FIV? What does it mean for cats to be FIV-positive?