Ask A Vet: Why Does My Cat Randomly Run Around The Room?

Everyone who has lived with a cat has seen him just suddenly race from one side of the room to another for no apparent reason. It seems to be a universal behavior of domestic cats, but have you ever considered why they do it? I have heard some amusing rumors that the “zoomies” are related to the anesthetic drugs that were used when the cat was neutered, but there is no evidence at all for this theory. Even cats that are too … Read more

Ask A Vet: Why Do Cats Hate Water?

Actually it may not be the water that your cat hates. We see lions in the wild regularly swim in water to cross to the other bank and big cats can use water to stay cool, but everyone knows that domestic cats really do not like having a bath. Consider the bath experience from the eyes of your cat. First, the whole bathing process is YOUR idea. Your cat thinks that her own self-grooming is very adequate. Cats tend to … Read more