Cat Health Tips for a Better Vet Visit

November 24, 2011 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Cat Collars, dental care, Home Remedies

The pet owners in general want to provide the best for their lovely pet. The knowledge level of the pet owners as far as the pet health is concerned is very limited and hence they require vet visit. Preparing the pet and you for the vet visit is bit difficult and hence require few tips. Here they are.

The pet’s comfort is the most important aspect. The pet, I mean the cat should be carried in a container. The container should be comfortable for the cat irrespective of the vehicle used, be it public transport or private transport. The cat should not be roaming around the vehicle freely which is not good for the cat as well as the pet owner. It is not good to carry the pet in the lap especially if you are driving the car. Even if your not driving the cat may jump suddenly out of the lap and may create trouble to the driver which may result is disaster.

The cats will feel uncomfortable inside the container if they are not used to. Hence prepare the cat before actually starting your journey to the vet. The cats can be made to have a feel of the container few hours or few days before the actual travel to the visit just to make them to be comfortable inside the container. The pet containers are available in plenty.

One should select the one considering the durability, design and price suited to him. The top loading containers are considered the best. The cats can be placed inside with ease and the cat will jump out with is once the top lid is opened. Let the cat be used to the car ride inside the container. For this one should practice this for short trips near the house few days before the actual travel. Let the cat not be fed anything an hour before the vet visit. This will avoid litter problem during the travel.

Cat Collars – Do They Actually Make That!?

May 17, 2008 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Behavior, Cat Collars
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Many pet owners want their pets wearing collars, and I’m one of them. So one day I was looking for a yellow one for my cat, but after roaming across half the
city I still couldn’t find one. Every pet shop I went to seemed to have collars in all colors and make imaginable BUT yellow. It’s like all the collar-makers in the
whole wide world conspired to disallow me my wish to see my cat adorned with the color of sunflowers, of canaries and of smiley faces. During my search, however,  I DID come across just about everything else conceivable (other than MY YELLOW, of course).

One kind of cat collar I ran into takes care of your cat’s (or dog’s) fleas. Laden with flea-repelling chemicals, they’re usually not that good to look at, but apparently can be quite useful if you either let your cat outside or have it mingling with another pet that does. If you’d take a look at the market today you’ll find a lot of stuff like shampoos and solutions that are far more efficient than collars (which have to be replaced periodically – the juice runs out, you see?), but it’s really up to personal preference. Just remember to check how long each one lasts.

It’s also pretty easy to find more unique cat collars. These tend to be more of a fashion statement than serve any practical purpose. Looking them up, you might just discover cat collars that make you think "Hey, do they actually make that!?". Customized collars with names on them are just the tip of the iceberg. If you’re really into pampering your darling little furball with the very best money can buy, why not give him/her a collar with real diamonds on them? A warning :
They can really burn a hole in your wallet. Those looking for the same kind of glamor for a fraction of the cost can opt for the fake variety. Don’t worry,
no one knows the difference.

But what do you do when all you’re looking for is just a simple, regular collar in your favorite color? (YELLLOOOWWW!!!). Thankfully we live in an age where
everything is just a few clicks away. Thanks to the world-wide web, I finally found a store selling the product I was looking for. Granted, they only came
in packs of six (I thought they only made beer like that). Of course, unless you’re also looking for yellow, chances are you’re gonna have better luck than I did.
The most trendy colors (Pink? Ugghh) are usually the easiest to find, but with a little effort I bet you’ll get what you want in no time. Good luck!