The purpose of this magazine is to promote health, wellness and prevention by educating the public in all aspects of raising a pet. Most of all, we want to make this magazine informative and fun for all, so we hope you enjoy what this magazine has to offer.
Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) in Cats & Kittens
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith FIP is a viral disease of cats that can affect many systems of the body. It is a progressive disease and almost always fatal. It is found worldwide and affects not only domestic cats, but many wild ones as well, including cougars, bobcats, lynx, lions, and cheetahs. What causes FIP? FIP is caused by a virus.
Preparing Your Pets for Emergencies Makes Sense. Get Ready Now.
1 Prepare Get a Pet Emergency Supply Kit. Just as you do with your family’s emergency supply kit, think first about the basics for survival, particularly food and water. Consider two kits. In one, put everything you and your pets will need to stay where you are. The other should be a lightweight, smaller version you can take with you if you and your pets have
Winter Shelters for Cats
Tips for keeping community cats safe and cozy during the winter months. All good shelter designs share two qualities: Strong insulation – needed to trap body heat, which turns the cats into little radiators. Use straw, not hay or blankets. Minimal air space – a smaller interior area means that less heat is needed to keep the occupants warm. Shelter size is very important.