K9 Daily Reads
Why do cats stick their tongue out
As a cat parent, you've seen your kitty's tongue hanging out plenty of times. But why do cats stick their tongue out?
There are a few reasons that we'll explain here. This behaviour could be symptomatic of your cat's health and wellness or just standard cat conduct. Read on to learn more.
Do dogs dream?
We’ve all watched our dogs demonstrate behaviors in their sleep that resemble what they do in a fully awake state. Paddling legs, whining, growling, wagging tails, chewing jowls, and twitching noses inspire us to wonder what our dogs are dreaming about.Read more
Plants and Foods That Are Poisonous to Pets
Dangerous Indoor Plants Some plants are obviously harmful to pets, such as poison ivy, oak, or sumac. But pet owners may be shocked to find out that dogs and cats...Read more
Can Animals Get Coronavirus? What to Know About Pets and COVID-19
There are very few instances of pets acquiring the virus, and there's no evidence that pets can easily transmit the virus to people, but a new report suggests cat-to-cat transmission is possible. Find out what experts have to say about the virus that causes COVID-19.Read more
Health Check: what bugs can you catch from your pets?
Household pets are often a great source of joy and have positive effects on our mental well-being. For most of us, this outweighs the risk of coming into contact with any...Read more
Are Cat Bites Dangerous?
Though cats are soft and cuddly, they may bite or scratch when they’re spooked. When a cat bites, it may not seem like a big deal — it can be cute when they’re playing — but some cat bites can pose significant health risks.Read more
Cats carry diseases that can be deadly to humans, and it’s costing Australia $6 billion every year
Toxoplasmosis, cat roundworm and cat scratch disease are caused by pathogens that depend on cats — pets or feral — for part of their life cycle. But these diseases can be passed to humans, sometimes with severe health consequences.Read more
Covid: Scientists find more evidence of human-to-cat transmission
Scottish scientists have identified two cases where humans are thought to have passed Covid-19 to their cats.
Researchers at the University of Glasgow said both cats developed the virus after their owners.
They were of different breeds and lived in separate households. One displayed mild symptoms but the other had to be put down.