Senior pets

Senior pets, what to look out for as your pet gets older

Just like us, our beloved pets start to get aches and pains as they age. This is normal as they get older, but what should you be looking out for that may mean your pet needs a health check? Arthritis One of the most common ailments affecting older dogs and cats is osteoarthritis. This is a progressive disease where the …

Feline leukemia

Cats and leukemia virus

Feline leukemia is an immunodeficiency virus affecting cats. It is contagious and spreads easily in multi cat households through mutual grooming, sharing of food and water bowls and fighting. Testing positive for leukemia does not have to be a death sentence for your cat. A percentage of cats (20-30%) will clear themselves of the infection. Cats that test positive should …