Three Things Bird Owners Need To Know About Zinc Toxicosis
27 June 2016
Zinc is an essential mineral, but if your bird is exposed to too much of it, they could become very ill with zinc toxicosis. Here are three things bird owners need to know about zinc toxicosis.
How are birds exposed to zinc?
Some foods that your bird likes to eat contain a lot of zinc. For example, pumpkin seeds are a major source of zinc, and they're a favorite food for some birds.
Leaving Your Cat Home Alone For The Weekend
23 June 2016
Cats are far more independent than dogs. If you're only going to be out of town for a day or two, you should be able to leave your cat home alone rather than take him to a boarding facility. However, you'll want to make sure you take these steps to keep your cat safe and happy while you're away.
Invest in an automatic waterer.
Most cats don't like stale water. If you leave a bowl of water out, your cat may only drink it the first day or two – and may go without water during subsequent days.
A Guide To Understanding And Treating Your Cat's Asthma
9 June 2016
If your cat has been diagnosed with asthma, it is essential to remember that he or she is at increased risk of death and their veterinary care is much more important than it would be for a healthy feline. Feline asthma is the most common respiratory illness for cats today and with proper diagnosis, medication and monitoring, its symptoms can typically be safely managed. It impacts one percent of domestic cats in the United States, and as of June 2016, there is not yet a cure.