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As you’ve probably noticed, curiosity isn’t the only thing that can get your beloved cat and kitten companions in trouble—vet costs can result in all sorts of unwanted predicaments, as well.

At PetFirst, we believe our feline friends deserve the best care we can possibly give them. Here, you’ll find tips and advice for keeping your cats happy and healthy, as well as fun DIY tips, activity ideas, and a whole lot more!

Cats can lick to show affection, or to relive anxiety

Why is My Cat Licking Me?

Does your cat ever lick you? Licking is a natural…

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2 weeks ago
How To Recognize The Signs Of Diabetes In Your Dog or Cat

How To Recognize The Signs Of Diabetes In Your Dog or Cat

There is a growing epidemic of diabetes in dogs and…

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3 years ago
Safely traveling with Cats

How to Travel Safely with Cats

Who wants to be in a car on a long…

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3 years ago
Winter Weather pet care

How to Keep Your Outdoor Cat Safe This Winter

Our pets are a special part of our family, and…

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4 years ago

How to Keep Your Cat Safe This Halloween

Black cats are a classic symbol of Halloween, but this…

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4 years ago

Trap, Neuter, Return: How to help feral cats in your neighborhood

You know that thousands upon thousands of stray cats are…

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4 years ago

Black Cats and Halloween

  Halloween is rife with icons, and black cats rank…

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4 years ago

Cat Arthritis 101: Symptoms & Treatment Options

Just as certain dog breeds are susceptible to developing arthritis…

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4 years ago

When Your Cat Won’t Use the Litter Box

As a cat-owner, it’s only a matter of time before…

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4 years ago

September is National Happy, Healthy Cat Month!

  You may not know it, but every September, we…

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4 years ago

Cat Owners, Do You Know These Common Feline Health Problems?

  The United States is home to more domestic cats…

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4 years ago

The Cat & I Didn’t Want A New Dog, But I Caved In & Brought One Home… Here’s the story

  Our dog, Sadie, came to us in a very…

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4 years ago

The Benefits of Microchipping Your Dog or Cat

  We love our animals – they aren’t just pets.…

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4 years ago

Pet Insurance Analysis: Most Insured Dog & Cat Breeds

  In the United States, it’s almost uncommon not to…

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4 years ago

5 Things Your Cat Wishes You Knew

Ah, cats. They're notoriously aloof, unapologetically indifferent, and overall quite…

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4 years ago

Hidden Hazards for Your Indoor Cat

We all want is to keep our cats safe and…

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4 years ago

6 Things Your Cat Is Trying to Tell You

  Don't you wish your cat could talk? Although most…

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4 years ago

How often should I give my cat a bath?

Keeping your cat’s skin and coat healthy is important to…

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4 years ago

Top 8 Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

Pet allergies are common and come in all forms of…

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4 years ago

Pool Safety for Cats and Dogs

  Summer is in full swing, and nothing says "summer"…

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4 years ago

DIY Cat Scratching Post Ideas

Any cat owner will tell you: Cats scratch, and scratch…

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4 years ago

Picking The Perfect Name For Your New Pet

  Having a new pet leads to excitement, preparation, and…

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4 years ago

Help! My cat won’t stop meowing!

  Don't you wish your cat could talk? Although most…

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4 years ago

The Best Apps for Cat Owners

  It’s rare to find someone who isn’t glued to…

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4 years ago

Bee Stings for Dogs and Cats- What You Need To Know

Spring has sprung and with it Mother Nature has released…

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4 years ago

5 Reasons to Date Guys With Cats

  Cat Guys Are Smart A recent study showed that…

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4 years ago

The Most Common & Expensive Pet Illnesses for Cats & Dogs

  Most of us would do anything to protect our…

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4 years ago

Corneal Ulcers in Cats

What is a Corneal Ulcer? The cornea is theclear membrane…

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4 years ago

Spotting Poisonous Plants to Cats and Dogs

  Warm weather is here again, and what an exciting…

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4 years ago
PetFirst Pet Insurance, Insurance for Cats

5 Reasons Your New Kitten Needs Pet Insurance

  The curiosity of the average cat is well known,…

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4 years ago

Feeding Your Felines: Dietary Health Tips & Cat Food Guidance

When it comes to our kids, we want the VERY…

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4 years ago

Bile Duct Obstruction in Your Cat

  What is a Bile Duct Obstruction in Cats? Bile…

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4 years ago

Bump or Lump on Cat? Cat abscess, feline acne, tumors… we break it down

These are only a couple of reasons for lumps and…

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5 years ago

Anemia in Cats

  What is Feline Anemia? Anemia in cats means they…

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5 years ago

Have a New Kitten? A Guide to Your Pet’s Care

  After months of planning for your new kitten, you…

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5 years ago

4 Tips for Surviving Shedding Season

  You couldn't tell it by the temperatures in some…

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5 years ago

How Do I Get My Cat Down From Somewhere I Can’t Reach?

  Cats often climb up high enough to where you…

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5 years ago

Treats That Clean your Pet’s Mouth

Did you know every February, the American Veterinary Medical Association…

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5 years ago

Tips for Leaving your Cat at Home While Away

  Many people choose to own cats because they require…

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5 years ago

Why Does My Cat Bring Me Dead Animals?

  Do you notice your cat bringing you dead rats,…

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5 years ago

10 Strange Behaviors of Cats and Dogs

  Do you think your pet acts strange? You are…

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5 years ago

To Declaw or Not to Declaw

Attitudes towards medical care change with the information, research, and…

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5 years ago

How to Care for Different Types of Cats During the Winter Months

  There are approximately 76.43million cats in the U.S., and…

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5 years ago

The Coolest Winter Clothes for Dogs and Cats

Winter clothes for dogs and cats might seem like a…

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5 years ago

Could Your Cat’s Behavior be a Sign of Illness?

  We love our cats—even when they do things that…

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5 years ago

Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats

Alternative medicine is growing in popularity, and acupuncture for dogs…

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5 years ago

Cat Obesity – Signs Your Cat May be Living Too Large

  PetFirst shares the signs of cat obesity, the dangerous…

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5 years ago

Why does my cat do that?

  It’s 3:00 in the morning and you’re in the…

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5 years ago

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease in Cats

  What is Feline Urinary Tract Disease? Feline lower urinary…

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5 years ago

Feline Leukemia in Cats (FeLV)

What is Feline Leukemia? Feline Leukemia, also known as FeLV,…

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5 years ago