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Understanding Ear Mites

Ear mite infections often plague cats, but can be prevented and treated at home. Ear mites are tiny spider-like parasites that commonly infect cats. Ear mites are not specific to cats; they can be spread to or acquired from dogs and any other mammalian pets. They can cause irritation, infection and hair loss (from excessive […]

How to Treat Your Cat for Ear Mites

Ear mites are the most common cause of ear infections in cats. These microscopic, white parasites live on the surface ear canal, but sometimes can migrate to other parts of the body like the head and neck. Ear mites feed off dirt, wax and tissue fluid in your feline’s ears. Beyond the obvious physical discomfort […]

How to Treat Your Cat for Intestinal Parasites

Intestinal parasites exhibit different signs. Parasite control requires a basic grasp of those signs and causes. Of all the health topics cat owners consider, intestinal worms rarely make the list, especially if the cat stays in the home exclusively and never adventures outdoors. It is important to note however, that intestinal worms result from several […]

Mosquito Bites and Your Cat

In addition to causing potentially irritating bites, mosquitoes can spread diseases to your cat. Along with the warm and humid days of summer comes the mosquito. Although cats seem to be guarded against mosquitoes by their fur, they are vulnerable to bites on their ears and noses. As with humans, a bite from a mosquito […]

Why You Need a Complete Pest Management System

Cats are constantly exposed to fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Every time your cat goes outside, comes in contact with other cats, or even romps in your back yard, your cat is a walking target for fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. That’s why it’s important to have a complete pest management system that focuses not only on […]

Ear Mites and Your Cat

Itchy ears can be a problem for some cats and ear mites could be the cause. Here are some facts that will help you understand what this parasite is all about. What is an ear mite? The ear mite is a cousin to other mites and to ticks. Their life cycle is very similar to […]

Fleas and Your Cat

If you own a cat, you may experience a flea problem at some point. But what you don’t know about fleas could harm you and your pet. Get the facts and keep your pet and home safe. What is a flea? Fleas are parasites that need to feed off a host’s blood to stay alive. […]

Cat Parasites and Intestinal Health

As a cat owner, it’s important to know about the different types of worms and their potential effects on your cat’s health. Humans can become infected too, so keeping your cat parasite-free is truly important. Roundworms Roundworms are usually 2 – 4 inches long, tan or white “spaghetti-like” creatures with tapered ends. They are the […]