— Some people are creeped out when their cats get jiggy with soft objects, but masturbation happens, and it's as natural for them as it is for us.
— Believe it or not, some cats love greens such as lettuce; here are some tips on which ones are safe.
— Urinary tract disorders range from annoying to life-threatening. Here are the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
— These tips will help cats whose eating habits have been affected by factors such as stress or anxiety.
— It might appear to be bureaucratic or just plain greedy -- but it really makes the best sense.
— Rather than a trauma, trimming claws can be a pleasant -- or at least neutral -- experience.
— My cat's coughing was something different, and it was up to me to unravel the mystery.
— 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.
— 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?
— I let feral cats in my garage, so I fight fleas. But what if your cat is indoor only? What do you do?
— Deal with your allergies, humans! Stop bitching about it! For all I know, I'm allergic to YOU!
— This information could save your feline friend’s life. Get the scoop on blood types and how they work -- and don’t work.
— Although there is no simple answer when it comes to vaccines and their frequency, there are some guiding principles that can be used.
— Dogs aren’t the only animals who can get heartworms. Your cat is unfortunately in danger, too.
— Is your cat messing with you when she leaves a mess in a freshly cleaned box? Catster's singing Cat Lady explains why.
— Even though spaying is common, it's major surgery. It doesn't always go as planned.
— Unbelievably, some people still choose not to fix their cats. Here are some of the bad (yet common) reasons why.
— It's National Spay and Neuter Awareness Month, people. Remind your friends that "fixing" a pet isn't cruelty; it's for their own good in more than one way.
— For many cats, frequent vomiting is simply a part of life. It doesn't have to be that way.
— Their memories aren't great, but they're better than dogs, according to studies. Catster's singing Cat Lady explains.
— Think your cat is too young to get knocked up? You'd be surprised!
— Bladder pain is a frustrating, common condition. Treating it often requires a multipronged approach.
— It was the 1970s, before today's deskunking shampoos existed. It was a long night.