Saying Goodbye to a Family Member; My Cat Yasmine

On Sunday, November 26th, I started my morning just as I do every morning by heading downstairs to cook breakfast. What I didn’t realize is that it would be one of the most heartbreaking days I would experience besides the miscarriage I had earlier this year.

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5 Ways to Help Your Cat With Asthma

*I received the medicine in exchange for my honest opinion. I had used this medicine prior to receiving it for review”

My cat hasn’t always had asthma, but it seemed to appear the older she got and the more weight she gained. She’s 15 and about 16 lbs which is heavy for a cat her size.

My cat started having coughing fits about 4 years ago, which I was clueless about. It wasn’t her typical hairball hacking or her gorge on food then throwing it up head movement that I was used to. These seemed to last longer and sounded raspy. I found videos on YouTube of people videoing their cats who had asthma, which sounded and looked identical to what my Yasmine was going through.

I ended up taking her to the vet and explained the symptoms. He checked everything out and she looked and sounded fine. But, they wanted to do this expensive x-ray imaging which I kindly denied. I told them I preferred her to get a steroid shot because I am pretty sure it was cat asthma and that’s what they use to calm the inflammation down.

It took a couple days for the asthmatic attacks to calm down, but I researched and researched until I finally came up with a plan…

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Keep Litter Box Odors in Check

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As a first-time mom, you may have thought, she’s in for a real surprise with diaper duty, but little do you know, I am not new to disgusting smells since I have had a cat for 15 years now. I only wished I did something about the smell a little sooner since she’s both an indoor and outdoor cat which requires a litter box. No amount of powder or chemical scents can clear up the smell of cat feces and urine, you’re better off cleaning out the litter box immediately after they go and disposing into the Litter Genie Cat Litter Disposal System.

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