01 October 2010

Climate change and your cat's health

Climate change could have a result in the recent spike in feral cat populations across the US.

She also sets up cages in and around sound stages so she can humanely trap feral cats and have them sterilised before returning them to their environment.

  • Be diligent about administering your cat's flea treatment on the proper schedule.
  • Do not allow your pet access to the outdoors, especially to wooded and tall grass areas where ticks and fleas thrive.
  • During the warmer months, check your pet daily for ticks.

  • Keep your cat indoors at all times.
  • Never leave your pet exposed to the elements or inside the car in extreme temperatures.
  • Always make sure your pet has access to plenty of water.
  • Make arrangements for your pet now in the event of a natural disaster.


Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Lifestyle »

E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know

E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places.

Allergy »

Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives

A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.