For the lucky ones, June is already holiday time or, at any rate, the possibility of taking short trips increases. Sea, mountain, lake or city of art, the choice of destination is wide but are we really ready to enjoy these experiences together with our inseparable friends?
With the arrival of spring, the warm, sunny days not only bring a reawakening of nature with flowering landscapes, but also small insects that are sometimes not so friendly to our four-legged friends.
The cat is now known to be a very sensitive and susceptible animal. Its territorial nature means that it carefully classifies the spaces at its disposal, dividing them into areas dedicated to activity (such as feeding, playing, hunting or eliminating) and isolation, where it can rest (usually in high areas where it has control of the environment around it).
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a subtle disease, not always easy to diagnose, because often when the symptoms are evident, they are already an indication of advanced disease. For this reason, annual screening is recommended for pets over 7-8 years of age.
You often see photos of overweight cats and dogs, which look a bit funny because of the positions they assume for their weight, but if you look closely at this problem, there is probably little to smile about.