Cries for help: when to see a vet

Cries for help: when to see a vet

Dear Ms Kitty, It seems like my senior cat Gus is losing weight. He has also been vomiting more than usual. It’s hard to afford the vet right now, bbut is this serious enough I should take him in? Concerned in Cascade Dear Concerned, Times are tough right now for most...

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Stay hydrated, my friends: cats vs water

Stay hydrated, my friends: cats vs water

Dear Ms. Kitty, My cat wants to drink from my kitchen faucet. I want her to get enough water but don't want her in the sink and I don't want to waste precious water. I have a dish with water but don't see her drink from it very often. Perplexed in Pueblo Dear...

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Raising kittens & busting myths

Raising kittens & busting myths

Dear Ms. Kitty, We want to adopt a kitten, or a pair of kittens. We haven't had a kitten in our family and I want to make sure we understand how to care for one before we make this decision. Can you give me some rules for raising a kitten to be a friendly, happy cat?...

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Helping elder parents keep their cats

Helping elder parents keep their cats

Dear Ms. Kitty, My mom is 80 and she lives alone with her two cats. I live out of state and worry that she can't care for them adequately, but I can only visit a few times a year. She doesn't want to give them up as they give her lots of company. Do you have any...

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Secrets for a Healthy Cat

Secrets for a Healthy Cat

Dear Ms. Kitty, A good friend recently had to rush her 6-year-old cat to the ER when she returned home and found him unresponsive. They did emergency surgery and after a week of intensive care the cat died. She didn't even know her cat was sick! Is there a way to...

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Ask Ms Kitty Articles

Ask Ms Kitty Articles

Along with our Ask Ms Kitty Helpline, we offer articles to help you solve your cat or kitten's problems (and help your cat or kitten solve their people problems too)! Check out our recent articles here: Raising happy kittens: myth & truth Courage for your Cowardly...

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