Some rose species are toxic to cats such as the desert rose, Christmas rose, Easter rose, China rose, rose of Sharon (hibiscus) and moss rose, while other rose species are non-toxic to cats such as the copper rose, dwarf rose-stripe star and the standard rose. The ASPCA offers a toxic and non-toxic plant list for concerned owners.
In addition to toxins in flowers and plants, there are many other toxic items for cats including human food. The Animal Poison Control Center warns cat owners that apricot, avocado, bread dough, caffeine, cherries, chocolate, garlic, grapes, macadamia nuts, mushrooms and onions are all toxic to pets. Pets who have ingested toxic plants or toxic food should be brought into their veterinarian immediately for treatment.Learn More
The average male Bengal cat grows to be 10 to 15 pounds, while the average female Bengal cat grows to be 8 to 12 pounds. Some Bengal cats fall outside of this average range.Full Answer >
Some common names for female tabby cats include Tabby, Tabs, Tiger Lilly, Tiggus and Tigerfuzz. Tabby cats are known for their colorful stripes and dots, which many people associate with the appearance of tigers, so it’s no surprise that some of the top female names suggested by pet owners on iCatNames play on this observation. Other common names for tabbies include Stripey, Nutmeg, Lemur and Lexi.Full Answer >
According to a 2012 study by Vet Street, the top 10 female cat names include: Lola, Stella, Izzy, Zoey, Lulu, Luna, Nala, Penny, Ruby and Willow. 95 percent of the female cat names studied were human names, as opposed to descriptive names, such as Whiskers or Snowball.Full Answer >
Cats should be given a healthy diet, fresh water and a litter box that is cleaned daily. Cats also need regular grooming and veterinary checkups as well as exercise and affection.Full Answer >