Join the Cats Against Cancer Movement

November 1, 2016

The American Cancer Society estimated that about 30,000 individuals were diagnosed with multiple myeloma, the second most common type of blood cancer, this year. When Kathy Elsey was given this very diagnosis, she and her husband Bruce Elsey knew that they were both in a unique as well as empowering position: by combining corporate success … Continued

Pets Helping People

October 5, 2016

When Kathy Elsey was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, the second most common blood cancer, she and her husband Dr. Bruce Elsey, co-founders of Dr. Elsey’s Products, knew they had a unique position to combine corporate success with a philanthropic cause: a commitment to cure cancer. By establishing the Dr. Elsey’s Fund to Cure Cancer to … Continued

5 Tips for Cat Play

August 31, 2016

1. Play like her prey Exercising her prey drive with interactive play is a crucial part of your cat’s development and contributes greatly to her quality of life. When using an interactive toy such as a feather wand or a mouse on a string, move the toy like the prey it’s supposed to represent. When … Continued

Cats Need Wellness Exams Too

July 28, 2016

There remains some reluctance when it comes to taking kitty to the Vet for a regular general exam. In fact,  only half as many cats receive annual exams as dogs. A study by the American Association of Feline Practitioners says that fewer than 48 percent of cats receive regular veterinary care.  Why?  Check out these common kitty myths. … Continued

ADOPT-A-CAT MONTH

May 27, 2016

Shelters across America are almost always full to capacity.  Then comes kitten season, stressing their already tight budget and space limitations.  Won’t you consider making a new addition to your home and cat family?  If the time is right for you, visit your local shelters and give a precious cat or kitten a chance at … Continued

Dr. Elsey’s 5-Step Recovery Program

April 29, 2016

Inappropriate elimination is the number one behavioral reason cats are abandoned, surrendered to shelters and euthanized. It can be a frustrating situation to deal with. Follow Precious Cat’s Five Step Recovery Program to help solve the problem of cats not using the litter box. 1. Replace your current litter with Cat or Kitten Attract. Cat … Continued

Diabetes Affects 1 in 400 Cats

March 31, 2016

The number of cats diagnosed with diabetes mellitus appears to be increasing.  The rise is thought to be associated with an increase in known risk factors such as obesity, age (older than 8 years), sedentary lifestyle, high carbohydrate diets, gender (male neutered), breed (Burmese in the UK), medications such as corticosteroids, and any concurrent condition(s) … Continued

What’s in a Name:

February 26, 2016

We thought it would be interesting to research cat names, and what an adventure it turned out to be.  Cats names are just all over the place! Some of our friends choose themed names, like seasons, movie titles, Beatles songs, native american plants, famous authors or poets, even flowers.  Some believe the cat often names … Continued

Protein and Older Cats

January 29, 2016

Cats, as obligate carnivores, are unique among companion animals in their need for large amounts of dietary protein (1-3). We have abundant evidence that most cats, but especially those with hyperthyroidism, should be fed a high-protein diet.  In the wild where cats can choose what prey they eat, they would normally ingest at least 50% … Continued