If your cat is facing end-of-life issues, please consider honoring the friendship he/she has given you by compassionate euthanasia. The SPCA for Monterey County is one resource for compassionate euthanasia services. Local veterinary offices also offer this to pet guardians. There are fees involved. … [Read more...] about End-of-life Decisions
Jackson asks, "Thinking about bringing a new cat into your life? I want to spread the word about the joys of adopting an older cat. Yes, it's a commitment and there are some sacrifices, but the payoff is major!" With an older cat, you'll know how he acts with children and other animals. You'll also avoid the accidents and messes that a kitten will … [Read more...] about Older cats are worth the investment
(from Jackson Galaxy #TeamCatMojo) Since I know this has the potential to calm many anxious hearts and minds…here’s a basic primer on How To Trim Your Cat’s Nails. Step 1. Relax. It’s really not much different from trimming a child’s nails. And we know our cats are like our children, don’t we? ? Step 2. Use a … [Read more...] about How To Trim Your Cat’s Nails
Emergency Preparedness ... You don't need to be in the path of a Hurricane to have to leave your home on short notice. Just think about last year's fires (2016), or what if an earthquake hits? You need to be ready BEFORE it all hits the fan! Watch this short video by Jackson Galaxy! More questions? Contact Golden Oldies Cat Rescue. … [Read more...] about Emergency Preparedness for your cat!
Feline Hyperthyroidism - by Dr. Jean Hofve, DVM A serious disease called "feline hyperthyroidism" has risen to epidemic proportions since the first cases were diagnosed in 1979. It is a worldwide phenomenon, though worse in the U.S. than other countries. Hyperthyroidism (hyper = too much, thyroid = a hormone-making gland), is … [Read more...] about Feline Hyperthyroidism
If scratching is a problem, checkout this tip from Cat Daddy, Jackson Galaxy. Furniture Scratching Hey there, TeamCatMojo, When I meet people at various events and on the street, I often get the same question: “How can I get my cats to stop scratching my furniture?” I’m happy to help with this classic cat conundrum, but first off, … [Read more...] about Cat Tips – Scratching
Entertaining House Guests (When You Have Shy Cats) by Jackson Galaxy (Edited by Layne Lisser as "Shy Cats" ... original article here) Some cats are natural and gracious hosts. They welcome visitors to your home with ease and add to the ambience of a pleasant evening of entertaining. Others, not so much; they might hide, or even … [Read more...] about Guests When You Have Shy Cats