Cats in Costume? What to Know Before You Dress Up Your Cat

People with little or no experience with a cat might think it’s just a smidge away from sheer lunacy to play dress up with one. There are solid reasons to back up this prejudicial logic, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t dress up your cat.

If you’ve ever wondered whether or not your cat would tolerate a costume, you’re not alone. And, when it’s done respectfully, carefully, calmly, and safely, your cat might even enjoy it! To help with this attempt, we offer the following tips and tricks.

Costume Envy

There are loads of costumes perfect for dogs of various sizes, but perhaps not surprisingly, not a lot for cats. Of course, you’ll see the obvious standbys like bow ties, festive collars, or kitty bandanas, but there are fewer costumes generally available on the market than the ones intended for dogs.


Dogs and Wolves:  More Different Than They are Alike?

dogs and wolvesIt is arguably one of modern pet marketing’s most reliable angle:  put a picture of a wolf on about anything designed for the canine species and it is a hit. But how much does your Pomeranian really have in common with Canis lupus? Join Schertz Animal Hospital as we explore the differences and similarities between dogs and wolves.


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Fact or Fiction? Whisker Fatigue in Cats

whisker fatigue in catsWe’re understanding animals more and more. Not so long ago, we held many misconceptions about how they think, feel, and love. Sometimes, though, we learn things that are a little difficult to wrap our heads around. Recently, a term called whisker fatigue in cats has begun to make its rounds. Join Schertz Animal Hospital in deciding whether this novel idea is fact or far fetched fiction.


Chow Time: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Pet Food Bowls

As a pet owner, finding durable and useful products for your dog is top priority. When it comes to buying something as important as pet food bowls, it makes sense to do your research ahead of time.

Spending on pet products is at an all time high, $66.75 billion in 2016, up $10.7 billion from the previous year. More pet products on the market make this the best time ever to find the perfect food and water bowl for your best pal.