Tips for Helping Your Pet Adjust to Hectic Holiday Schedules

Cat sitting next to christmas tree

The holidays may be great for us humans, but for your four-legged family members, it may not be so much fun. Dogs can get over-excited with all the extra commotion and cats may quickly become overwhelmed by the changes in routine.  You may find your pets jumping up on people, or disappearing for hours, or…

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Best Books for Cat Lovers

cat lying on a book

Snuggle up with your favorite feline this fall and enjoy a book or two from the Raleigh Pawz recommended cat-themed reads below.  These books would also make great gifts for a cat lover in your life this upcoming holiday season and you can be sure to find a couple of them in your local Raleigh,…

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Why Do Cats Love Catnip?

cat eating catnip

If you’ve ever owned a cat, you’ve probably noticed that they love to roll around in and eat catnip. But do you know why cats love catnip? Catnip is a type of herb that contains an oil called nepetalactone. This oil is what causes the euphoric effects that cats experience when they smell or eat…

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Know the Signs of Tapeworm in Your Cat

Know the signs of tapeworm in your cat and when to take to the vet. Picture of cat at the vet.

Tapeworms are long, white, and flat segmented organisms that reside in the intestines of pets such as dogs and cats. These parasites possess male and female reproductive organs and anchor themselves to their host’s intestinal walls with hook-like mouthparts. While there are various types of tapeworms, the most common ones found in felines include dipylidium…

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Interesting Facts About Cats That You Likely Didn’t Know

Two cats walking together and being affectionate

Cats make the purrrr-fect companion and us cat lovers know just how amazing they truly are. Like the best Valentines, you can count on them for love, cuddles, and company…  on their terms, of course!  All cats are unique thanks to their special and interesting quirks. While some may be obvious, there are a plethora…

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Litter Box Solutions

Litter box Solutions

It is not uncommon for cats to develop issues with using the litter box. Some stop using the boxaltogether, while some only use it sporadically and inconsistently. Elimination problems candevelop for a few reasons. It could be a result of conflict between multiple cats in a home, possibly because of a dislike forthe litter-box type…

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DIY Cat Toys

DIY Cat Toys

Our feline friends are beautiful and snuggly (sometimes), but underneath all that gorgeousness are sharp minds that need plenty of stimulation and fun! Raleigh Pawz knows you adore Fluffy like a furry child and want her to be happy. But on a budget, sometimes we can’t afford to spoil our pets as much as we…

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You’ve Scheduled a Consult With Us: What Happens Next?

Anyone who entrusts their beloved pet with someone new wants to make sure that their pet is in good hands and is going to be well-cared for. The Raleigh Pawz team completely understands (we are the same way!) Your pets are more than an animal or a pet – they are family, and we treat…

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