What Do You Need to Know About Cat Flu?

As a cat lover, you know how much you care for your feline friends as if they are your own children. You feed, bathe, and caress them to show how much you love them. Cats may not be able to speak, but you can actually tell if they reciprocate your affection by being clingy and playful.
Hearing our feline pet acquiring cat flu can be worrying since it drastically changes your cat’s routine. Furthermore, cats with flu are prone to get another infection since their immune system is weaker.
Possible Causes of Cat Flu
The causative agents of cat flu are the feline herpes virus, feline calicivirus, and feline chlamydophila. Apparently, having either of the aforesaid …

How to Minimize, if Not Prevent, the Risks of Infection from Cat Bites and Scratches

If you own a cat or have previously volunteered at a cat shelter, you have probably experienced cat bites and scratches. Aggressive cats can inflict painful wounds which can be treated at home if they are not that serious. However, major wounds may require special attention.
Are Bites from Cats Dangerous?
Cat bites can be dangerous as one can get infected by bacteria present in the animal’s mouth. The most common bacteria found in the mouth of cats are known as Pasteurella multocida. When the infected cat bite …