— Cat owners often ask how much their pets should be fed, but common sense is more likely than science to provide the answer.
— Some people wonder why their cats get fractious, but we're surprised by cats who DON'T do this.
— The temptation to self-medicate a cat is dangerous, as cats may suffer toxic effects from many medications that are safe for humans.
— Since the massive pet food recall of 2007, the cat-owning public has been on alert. Here's what to do if you learn your cat's food has been recalled.
— Every cat coughs some, but long-term frequent coughing can be a sign of a serious problem.
— What are treatment options for cats who've been stung or bitten by snakes or black widow spiders? One popular remedy, shockingly, is illegal.
— If you find an ailing or neglected cat, your urge to help might be strong; here's some guidance.
— Your mornings might be hard for a few days after you "spring forward," but what about for your cat?
— An esteemed professor said, "After today you will never simply pet an animal again." She was right.
— Eosinophilic granulomas, or rodent ulcers, are common causes of pain and facial deformation.
— Here are general guidelines on staying healthy, including the first step of keeping your cat healthy.
— Whether you find your cat's third eyelid unsavory or not, you should know that it's an important portion of his or her anatomy.
— Lilies are beautiful, common, and highly toxic to cats. Here's what we know about lily toxicity and which types are most dangerous.
— When a cat spends hours with her head over her water bowl, the most common culprit is kidney disease.
— There are behavioral as well as medical causes of feline house soiling; the medical condition that's most often behind it is FIC.
— Vaccine injections have been linked to aggressive sarcomas in cats, leading to horrible limb amputations. That could end soon.
— Grooming cats is not an especially high-risk activity, but things can go south very quickly.
— A reader's cat is suffering from lethargy, poor appetite, vomiting and fever. Our vet discusses possible causes of and treatments for the syndrome.
— Unstable Christmas trees, tinsel, fireplace ashes -- these can bring holiday gloom upon your kitty.
— Conventional wisdom has it that regular vomiting is normal, but a recent study says otherwise.
— Canned food and kibble seem like wholly different things, but their only difference is water content.
— Nail trimming benefits cats, their owners, and the houses where cats live. Here's how to do it right.
— In addition to ethical concerns, it's doubtful that medical students gain any worthwhile experience practicing on cats.
— Most Thanksgiving foods are okay in moderation, but it's the extras in some foods -- and excessive consumption -- that cause cats problems.
— Thread looks innocuous enough, but sadly, it poses a grave danger to the cat who swallows it.
— The quick answer? It depends on the behavior of the children and how attentive the parents are.
— It might appear to be bureaucratic or just plain greedy -- but it really makes the best sense.
— Feline infectious peritonitis is difficult to diagnose, even harder to treat, and almost always fatal.
— Don't be shy about asking your vet what steps he takes to make the office cat-friendly. Your vet should want to be cat-friendly -- that is the very first step.
— Cats age at different rates based on lifestyle and genetics, but there are still ways to determine age.