The CATalyst Council celebrates national Take Your Cat to the Vet Day, featuring information and resources to help increase awareness of the importance of routine veterinary care, share tips for practitioners and clients on how to make a trip to the clinic more pleasant and encourage cat owners to make appointments for their feline family members to be seen by a veterinarian. Continue reading August 22 is National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
October is the month of crisp autumn weather, beautiful leaves, and Halloween frights – and what’s the scariest fright of all? Cats being unprotected! Ack! That’s why October is the purrfect time to encourage discussion surrounding animal protection and safety. All cats need protection, and this month we are focusing on not only helping our cats at home but … Continue reading National Animal Safety and Protection Month: Cats at Home!
September is Happy Cat Month! Happy Cat Month is an event created by the CATalyst Council to improve cat wellness by focusing on happiness. Scientific studies have shown that happy cats are healthier cats. As a follow up to National Take Your Cat To The Vet Day in August, Happy Cat Month’s first week highlights … Continue reading Happy Healthy Cats
There are two common roadblocks stopping people from taking their cats to the vet: The assumption that cats are too self-reliant to need wellness exams Cats’ aversion to carriers The first step is getting rid of the dangerous mindset that cats don’t need your help. They do! Because cats tend to hide their ailments when … Continue reading National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day!
Is your pet’s microchip up-to-date? Microchips greatly increase the chance of getting your pet back if he/she is lost or stolen, but a microchip only works if its registration information is accurate. Make sure your pet’s microchip information is up-to-date between now and August 15, which is “Check the Chip Day” across the United States. … Continue reading AVMA Check the Chip Day
National Poison Prevention Week begins on Sunday, and to mark it we are reminding cat owners of the following common household items that pose a poisoning risk to their pets. Household plants. Cats are frequently poisoned by nibbling on plants. While most of the time an upset stomach is the only result, there are plants … Continue reading National Poison Prevention Awareness Week
3 New Year’s Resolutions for a Happy, Healthy Cat by Tabby James Why do we make New Years’ resolutions? Whether we keep them or chuck them within a day, resolutions are our way of improving ourselves. Just the desire to change things for the better is a step towards living a healthier, happier life. The … Continue reading Guest Blog: 3 New Year’s Resolutions for a Happy, Healthy Cat