The MP Blog — cats

Different Ways Cats Show Affection

Posted by Chloe Sykes on
Different Ways Cats Show Affection

If you're a cat parent or have ever been around a cat, you'll know that they're mysterious creatures. Unlike dogs, they don't jump on you and lick your face constantly to show they appreciate you. You may begin to question whether a cat truly likes you or not, and some believe that cats, in general, are more detached than dogs. We humans don't show affection in the same way so why should we expect our pets to? Your cat's weird behavior could be their way of saying "I love you". Here are some ways they might show you their affection.Licking...

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How Often Should You Take Your Cat to the Vet?

Posted by Chloe Sykes on
How Often Should You Take Your Cat to the Vet?

We all want to be great pet paw-rents. We feed our fur-babies the best food, provide them with safe and comfortable homes, encourage daily physical activity, and take them to the groomers. Another thing a good parent does: take pets to the veterinarian. Yes, you take them during emergencies but do you also take them for regular checkups? While you may not have an old or ill cat, you should still take them for routine appointments. Continue reading for how often to take your cats to the vet. Kittens If you've adopted a young kitten, make sure to schedule an...

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Spring Cleaning is for the Dogs (&cats)

Posted by Lindsey Testerman on
Spring Cleaning is for the Dogs (&cats)
We all get that spring itch to start cleaning up the house, purging the junk we no longer need and just freshening up the areas we spend time in. So, what does this Spring cleaning mean for our furry roommates? While Fluffy isn’t going to help you scrub and mop, their areas and daily essentials are in need of a good freshening just as much as your garage is.
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Pet First Aid Awareness

Posted by Lindsey Testerman on
Pet First Aid Awareness
April is National Pet First-Aid Awareness Month and the perfect time to talk about your knowledge on common pet injuries. 
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Keeping Pets Safe Throughout The Holiday Season

Posted by Cierra Voelkl on
Keeping Pets Safe Throughout The Holiday Season

While a few people intend to adjust how they commend the special seasons during the pandemic, many want to proceed with customs and keep a feeling of regularity. Indeed, even with festivities changed, many still present dangers for family pets.  Photo Credit: Unknown Dr. John Buchweitz, top of the toxicology department of Michigan State University's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, or (VDL), sees the negative results of pets being presented to substances that cause injury, sickness, or to top it all off, death. Buchweitz says that these occasions will in general increment during the special seasons. “Pet owners should keep in mind...

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