Archive for the ‘Cats’ Category

Feral Cat Problem Growing In NE Ohio

Monday, August 29th, 2011

ELYRIA, Ohio – (ONNTV) Amanda Gerber sees so many cats near her Elyria home that her 10-month-old daughter has a favorite. “There are two of them that are pregnant,” said Gerber. “There’s a big orange and white one that is pregnant and a little grey one that my daughter loves to death. She calls her Keke.”…more

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Hyperthyroidism is one of the most common diseases seen in older cats

Monday, August 29th, 2011

SEATTLE – (Seattle Times:Tails of Seattle) – My 15-year-old male cat has been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. I have been informed of the three choices available to me. I am leaning toward the radioactive iodine treatment, because it is essentially a cure. But what are the risks and drawbacks associated with this procedure…more

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The Loudest PURRRRRING Cat!

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

ENGLAND (RR-AP) Smokey, a gray and white tabby cat, prepares to receive a treat from owner Ruth Adams, in Northampton , England. A British community college says it has recorded Smokey, whose lawnmower-like purr hit 73 decibels, 16 times louder than the average feline. The recording has been submitted to the Guinness World Records….more

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Sleep With Your Pet? You could catch deadly disease!

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

MSNBC - Sleeping with and “kissing” your animals on their little pet lips puts you at risk for some serious medical problems — even when those pusses and pooches are seemingly healthy, according to “Zoonoses in the Bedroom,” a study published in the February issue of the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases…more…

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Bed Bugs possible on your pet? 50-50 chance!

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

NEW YORK—Plaguing local homes and businesses alike, the recent spread of bedbugs has many people concerned about the well-being of their families, homes, and even pets. For worried pet owners, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) provides information about these insects and how to protect pets..more…

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Leptospirosis disease in pets is on the rise again.

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
MASSILLON, OH — A potentially dangerous bacterial disease that can be fatal in animals is on the rise, a local veterinarian warns. Dr. Melanie Butera, of Elm Ridge Animal Hospital, said she has seen an increase in the number of dogs at her practice that have contracted leptospirosis…more…
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Alliance approves $550,000 loan to Cat Fanciers Association for move to Ohio.

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
ALLIANCE, Ohio— By a 6-1 vote, Alliance Ohio City Council approved a $550,000 loan to the Cat Fanciers’ Association to help the organization move to a vacant downtown office building…more…

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The Top 10 Pet-Owner Mistakes

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Avoid common errors, and keep your four-legged pal healthy and well-behaved…more

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Five Pet-Friendly Getaways for Fall

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Here are five fur-friendly destinations for fall…more

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