June 12, 2017

June is Adopt-A-Cat-Month®. If you’ve been looking to make a friendly and furry addition to your family, head down to your local shelter and save the life of a cat or kitten by giving him or her a loving home. Even though cats are known as “America’s most popular pets,” they receive less veterinary care, … Continued

Paws Up for Paleo

June 1, 2017

The paleo diet is everywhere – you’ve heard about it from your friends, seen it everywhere in social media, and maybe even thumbed through one of the many cookbooks devoted to it – but what exactly is paleo? Essentially, the paleo diet (also known as “The Caveman Diet”) consists of…well, anything a caveman would have … Continued

You Are What You Eat!

April 17, 2017

At Dr. Elsey’s, we make a very important, yet very overlooked distinction: Cats are not small dogs. Cats metabolize their food differently than dogs do – dogs can survive on a diet without animal based protein, while cats simply cannot. Therefore, we shouldn’t feed cats and dogs as if they have the same nutritional needs! … Continued

Introducing cleanprotein™

April 12, 2017

Given the option, cats exclusively choose high protein food over high carb food, even when there is less high protein food available. That’s why we’re introducing Dr. Elsey’s cleanprotein™. Inspired by the protein levels found in natural prey, this kibble was designed to promote a healthy and active lifestyle for all cats, through simple, high quality … Continued

Join the Cats Against Cancer Movement

November 1, 2016

The American Cancer Society estimated that about 30,000 individuals were diagnosed with multiple myeloma, the second most common type of blood cancer, this year. When Kathy Elsey was given this very diagnosis, she and her husband Bruce Elsey knew that they were both in a unique as well as empowering position: by combining corporate success … Continued

Pets Helping People

October 5, 2016

When Kathy Elsey was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, the second most common blood cancer, she and her husband Dr. Bruce Elsey, co-founders of Dr. Elsey’s Products, knew they had a unique position to combine corporate success with a philanthropic cause: a commitment to cure cancer. By establishing the Dr. Elsey’s Fund to Cure Cancer to … Continued

5 Tips for Cat Play

August 31, 2016

1. Play like her prey Exercising her prey drive with interactive play is a crucial part of your cat’s development and contributes greatly to her quality of life. When using an interactive toy such as a feather wand or a mouse on a string, move the toy like the prey it’s supposed to represent. When … Continued

Cats Need Wellness Exams Too

July 28, 2016

There remains some reluctance when it comes to taking kitty to the Vet for a regular general exam. In fact,  only half as many cats receive annual exams as dogs. A study by the American Association of Feline Practitioners says that fewer than 48 percent of cats receive regular veterinary care.  Why?  Check out these common kitty myths. … Continued

Dr. Elsey’s 5-Step Recovery Program

April 29, 2016

Inappropriate elimination is the number one behavioral reason cats are abandoned, surrendered to shelters and euthanized. It can be a frustrating situation to deal with. Follow Precious Cat’s Five Step Recovery Program to help solve the problem of cats not using the litter box. 1. Replace your current litter with Cat or Kitten Attract. Cat … Continued

Environmental Enrichment for Cats

December 31, 2015

Cats need to maintain their natural behaviors, such as scratching, hunting, stalking, chewing, and elimination, while living indoors. If deprived of appropriate environmental outlets for these behaviors, they may develop health and behavior problems. Cats need established routines and a space that is free from fear so they feel like they have control over their … Continued

Industry Recognition Award

December 2, 2015

The editors of Pet Business compiled the best new products of the year and we’re proud to announce  that Precious Cat’s Health Monitor Everyday Litter was chosen for an Industry Recognition Award!

Holiday Season

November 30, 2015

The Holiday season is upon us so I thought it would be good time to discuss some holiday hazards to avoid for cats. Many of my friends refer to the holiday season as BC (before cats) and how they have had to adjust their decorating life to accommodate their cats. Plants are popular around the … Continued