— 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.
— Obesity is a common and serious health problem in cats; here are some of its causes and effects.
— A little cat is a big responsibility, so follow these steps for a good start on a long life.
— These high-grade, life-threatening cancers occur at sites of vaccine injections. Here's what you need to know.
— Heartworms are typically associated with dogs, but infestation in cats might be as high as 16 percent.
— I rebut a popular writer's article that exemplifies much of what is wrong with veterinary medicine.
— Meat? Milk? Grapes? Ice cream? Here are some popular foods, and whether they're okay for cats.
— Cats have long gotten less attention and money than dogs, but fortunately, attitudes are changing.
— If it's a single incident, don't worry. But a habitual problem can signal something seriously wrong.
— Chronic diseases in senior cats build slowly, but often we miss the early warning signs.
— If it's not removed, one blade of grass in the back of the throat can be a major health concern.
— Some health crises need immediate veterinary attention, but your attention is also crucial.
— Although some emergencies come on suddenly and are anything but subtle, it is true that many others start with vague symptoms
— Dental disease occurs, simply, because animals don't brush their teeth.
— Some say antibody titers can determine whether a cat needs certain vaccines. What's the truth?
— The risks are high and come from many sources. Let's weigh those against some of the strongest reasons people let their cats go outside.
— Is it important for cats' health to stay on them? Such diets exist for kidney disease, diabetes, intestinal problems, and urinary problems.
— Various conditions and diseases can trigger it. There are things you can do to prevent it.
— Indoors cats are much safer than outdoor cats, but plenty of health risks still exist in the home.
— Cats may be taken to "the back" for the safety of the cat, the vet, or the owner -- and vets might get sued if they don't!
— Although there is no simple answer when it comes to vaccines and their frequency, there are some guiding principles that can be used.