Determining the gender of your new kitten can be challenging. The difference between female and male kittens can be confusing even for the most experienced cat owners.
We sat down with Stephen Quandt, a fear-free certified feline behavior consultant, to learn how to determine the sex of kittens. He explains how urine flow, coat color, and genital shape can be used to tell if your kitten is a girl or a boy. He also answers questions about feline reproduction, cat birth, and kitten personality.
Narnia was born with electric blue eyes and a perfectly split gray and black face. He has a black body with tufts of white on his chest and hind paws. The 5-year-old British Shorthair might have a rare genetic condition called chimerism.
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.