Trimming cat’s nails

Dear Critter Corner: I’ve been trying to trim my cat’s nails for the past week and he’s been hissing and growling when I come near. How can I help him get better with grooming?  It’s best to take a slow and steady approach when helping your cat become more comfortable...

Pet sitter for cat?

Dear Critter Corner: I have a vacation planned in July and am wondering whether I should leave my cat Sheik with my mom or if I should have a pet-sitter come stay with her. Which do you think is the best option?  It’s definitely that time of year when summer vacations...

First time kitten owner

Dear Critter Corner: My neighbor’s cat had a litter of kittens and I adopted a little female kitten named Miku that’s 8 weeks old. I’ve never had a cat before, where do I start with her care? Congrats on the new addition to your family and home! It’s an exciting time...

Hospice care for your cat

Dear Critter Corner:  My senior cat Titan was diagnosed with kidney disease last year that has progressed into hospice care. How can I help him live out the rest of his days in the best way possible?  I’m really sorry to hear that but glad that you’re able to provide...

Cat coughing up more hairballs lately

Dear Critter Corner: My kitty Jiji has been coughing up more hairballs lately, sometimes two to three times a week. Are there any remedies for this? As the weather gets warmer during spring and into summer, some cats will experience an increase in hairballs. This can...

Keeping cat warm during cold days

Dear Critter Corner: It’s spring in my area but lately we’ve been having some very hot days and some very cold days. How can I help keep my kitty Mira warm during the cold days without worrying about leaving the heater on when I’m out of the house? Most cats...

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