Protecting from Ticks & Fleas

A Guide for Protecting Cats from Fleas and Ticks Cats are known for wandering around looking for something to get into. It is true that some cat guardians never let their felines go outdoors, while others prefer for them to live outdoors. Whatever the case may be, all felines are at risk of ticks and…

via A Guide for Protecting Cats from Fleas and Ticks — Katzenworld

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7 ALTERNATIVE MEDICAL TREATMENTS FOR ANIMALS

The following  guest post is by Mary, who is excited to let you know about 7 alternative medical treatments for animals. If you’ve read Star Bridge, you know that my top choice is to use herbs as a treatment and my second choice is anything that avoids big-pharma, so Mary’s information interests me. And now, for Mary :p1160727

The purpose of this article is to educate pet owners first and foremost.

How?

 Many people are unaware that it is possible to treat their pets with complimentary medicine like Cats and even better, to save their lives (yes, unfortunately, many pet owners resort to euthanasia because they don’t know that other treatments exist… not to mention natural as well).

 There is so much to gain from treating your pet with alternative medicine (avoiding euthanasia, decreasing side effects, gentler treatments, etc.) and few people know it…so this article is our means of helping animals and their owners. We have interviewed several veterinarians who are quoted in the article and who also want to get the message out there.

Please click here to read the full article. That explains:

1. PHYTOTHERAPY FOR ANIMALS

2. ACUPUNCTURE FOR ANIMALS

3. PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR ANIMALS

4. HOMEOPATHY FOR ANIMALS

5. AROMATHERAPY FOR ANIMALS

5. AROMATHERAPY FOR ANIMALS

6. OSTEOPATHY FOR ANIMALS

7. NATUROPATHY FOR ANIMALS

Cats Reduce Risk of Asthma

Scientists have known that children who grow up around cats, dogs, and other animals tend to have stronger immune systems than children who have little exposure to pets and farm animals. But a recent Danish study of 400 toddlers has found that early childhood exposure to cats can greatly reduce a child’s risk of developing […]

via Early Childhood Exposure to Cats Reduces the Risk of Asthma — FACE Foundation

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Has your pet been diagnosed with cancer? One in four dogs and one in five cats will develop cancer in their lifetimes. Experts say that the number of pet cancer cases is rising, as advances in veterinary medicine are increasing the lifespans of our companion animals. Here are a few important facts about cancer for […]

via November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month — FACE Foundation

How to Store Pet Food & Medication

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has great food and drug safety tips for humans, but did you know they also have a whole section on pets? It’s important to store your pet’s medications in a secure place to avoid the hazards of an accidental overdose. Your pet’s food and treats should also be stored […]

via How to Safely Store Your Pet’s Medicine and Food — FACE Foundation

Spotting Cats’ UTIs

IMG_20170722_193754Guarding your cat against illness is not easy, but being aware of potential problems and what you can do to help is essential. Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) affects nearly 3% of cats in the UK.  The variety of causes means it can be difficult to diagnose, but if left untreated it can be fatal.

Click here for tips to help you spot the warning signs in time.