Thursday, September 30, 2010

Feline scent glands

ever wonder why a cat rubs up against a chair or the wall? they have scent glands in each side of their face. they are marking their territory. it s called "bunting" ..!/pages/San-Clemente-CA/Mikes-Pet-Care/189572726193

Tuesday, September 28, 2010


Daily fact: Ever wonder why a cat smells something and then keeps mouth open like he/she is smiling? it's called flehming. they are using their vomeronasal organ on the roof of their mouth to taste/smell particles in the air..

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Feline herpes

Daily fact: Feline herpes isn't curable but you can suppress it and treat it with oral Lysine. if you know of a kitty that has this, they should be on oral Lysine. write for a dosage..

Friday, September 24, 2010

Where do seagulls get their water

Daily fact: Ever wonder where sea gulls and other pelagic birds get their fresh water? prob not, but they have glands behind their eyes that remove the salt so they can get fresh water out of the ocean ..

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a virus that is spread orally when contaminated food or water is ingested. Mussels and clams, growing in polluted waters, often harbor the virus. It is the mildest form and usually people recover in a month or 2. It is an acute disease, and recovery means complete elimination of the virus.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Taurine for cats

tuna makes a great treat for your kitty but it would go blind if that was it s only food source. tuna lacks the essential amino acid taurine found mostly in red meats.!/pages/San-Clemente-CA/Mikes-Pet-Care/189572726193