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Moving is stressful enough. Add in your cat, and you might find yourself with a finicky feline that looks like your pet but doesn’t act like it due to stress and confusion. While we can’t guarantee a stress-free relocation for you or your kitty, we can provide you curated expert advice, tips, and recommendations on how to survive the moving process. Consistency and Safety are the Keys to a Happy Kitty This YouTube video highlights…

Taking your cat overseas to a new country can seem overwhelming. Sure, kitty is fine at home, rubbing up against your feet, but bringing them along seems incredibly dangerous and stressful, right? Wrong. You can take your cat overseas without too much trouble, but you do need to plan ahead of time and get a number of steps completed beforehand, not to mention the dates of travel. Before Your Trip 1. Check with the destination…

No one wants to give sedating medication to their precious pet. However, there are times when this is necessary and actually a good decision for the animal. When might you need to sedate your cat? Many cats need mild sedation when they are recovering from an injury or surgery so they don’t accidentally hurt themselves. Some also need it when you are traveling so they remain calm and quiet. In addition, pets with anxiety may…

“Can you travel with a disabled cat?”  The answer depends on your cat’s disability, age, and temperament. In some ways, traveling with a disabled cat is no different than traveling with any other cat. For instance, you will still have to look for pet-friendly hotels, and you will still have to bring supplies like a litter box and food. What are some general concerns about traveling with a disabled cat?  The American Veterinary Medical Association…

Cats typically hate travel, and they hate cat carriers. Nobody enjoys a car ride with a yowling cat in the back seat. It’s even less fun if Fluffy gets so upset that she throws up or wets herself. Simply avoiding the problem isn’t a realistic solution. At the very least, you will have to take your cat to the vet at least once a year. Dr. Ruth MacPete, a veterinarian who writes for the Health Pet…

There is nothing more fun than enjoying the great outdoors with our pets. According to Health, nature has the power to restore and revitalize us. Our heart rates decrease when we are out in the woods, and we are able to compartmentalize and better understand everyday stressors. It makes sense that our pets would benefit from a dose of the great outdoors as well. While dogs have long been the companions of choice for people who…