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Cat eye health issues and problems

Proper nutrition and a safe environment prevents any eye health issues or problems. Cats need their eyes for everyday survival indoors and outdoors. Cat eye health can contribute to blindness and blurred vision in a cat if not properly cared for in the case of injury or disease. If a cat loses their sight, they […]

Caring for the special ones

All the cats at Cat Village are special but we also have a few special-care cats. These three cats had a bad start in life.  They came to us with chronic snuffles that would not clear. Irma gave them specific food to boost their immune systems and medicated their water. They were so weak that […]

Cats and scratching

All cats like to scratch and dig their claws into things. This is just a natural characteristic of cats. It’s as natural for them as eating and sleeping. The scratching action is good for a cat’s physical and mental health. A good cat owner will provide something for the sole purpose of a c at’s […]

Human foods that are toxic to cats

We all use to be guilty of it. Admit it. We have given our cat table scraps from our plate. You love your cat. Showing that you love him/her is usually by giving into what they want. When your cat is begging for a piece of turkey or any other goodie on your plate you […]

Catnip: More than just for cats? Of course!

Catnip, is the common name for a perennial herb of the mint family. Catnip is native to Europe and is imported into the United States. Catnip is most popular with cats and the reaction that it causes in them when they receive some dried nip from their owner. They roll around in it in all […]

Common ailments in cats

Cat Allergies:  Cats, like humans, can suffer from a wide range of allergies. The most common allergy among cats is flea allergy. As cats get older, their sensitivity to flea bites increases. Food allergies account for another 5-10% of cat allergies. Food allergies might manifest themselves as dermatitis and severe itching, or vomiting and diarrhea, […]

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Cat and dog: Friends forever

Your Cats And Canines Can Be Friends With One Another by: Frank L Cobert If you love animals then you are more than likely to have a few different ones and you will need to ensure that they all get along together. Depending on which one you had first will determine how long it will […]


Introducing a new cat

When you decide to add a new cat to your home, it’s normally more exiting for you and your family than it is for the cat you already own. Although most cats are solitary by nature, most will also come to accept or eventually tolerate any additions. Cats can be very territorial, which is why […]


Information on Feral Cats

Feral cats are a direct result of humans not sterilising their cats, starting many years ago.  Cats and kittens ended up on the streets, multiplying even more. These cats and their behaviour are completely misunderstood.  People see them as pests that should be eliminated.  Due to human’s destructive nature, rats’ biggest natural enemy namely owls, […]


The Disease Rabies in Cats

Feline Rabies is a serious disease that is caused by the notorious Rabies virus that is responsible for the condition in numerous outdoor animals as well as humans. Transmission is usually through bite of an infected animal and the incubation period normally lasts for a few weeks, though occasionally it may extend to months. Once […]