— Cats lag behind dogs in terms of yearly vet visits, so here's your chance to help that change. It's national take your cat to the vet day!
— Mange in cats is caused by a mite infestation; there are two major varieties, but fortunately neither are particularly common in house cats.
— Is your cat losing weight with no effort on your part? Here are reasons that could be happening.
— Sun damage is just as harmful for cat skin as it is for ours. Here's how to protect your furry friend.
— Do you live with a cat who'll do anything to avoid the pet carrier? It doesn't have to be that way.
— Your cat just swallowed a sewing needle. What can happen? What should you do? (This happens more frequently than you'd think!)
— I work with clients whose cats go missing, and I advocate as much identification as possible.
— My cats love to be on the bed, and my dog loves to be on the porch; here's why I rarely allow either.
— Humans have many faults, but failing to bring food on time doesn't have to be one of them.
— Feline vaccination has been linked to sarcomas, but it's dangerous to believe that vaccines are more harmful than the diseases they prevent.
— If your cat has any of these symptoms, don’t take them lightly. If you do, your cat could die.
— Sure, I can't leave lettuce out, but who wants to do that anyway? Plus, look at some things I CAN do.
— Despite the evocative name, ringworm in cats is not a worm but a fungal infection.
— These little nudist Sphynx cats can enjoy the sun as long as you take certain precautions.
— A few years ago I learned about pet blood banks -- and they desperately need feline donors.
— Tender peach meat is generally safe for felines to eat, but the outer skin and inner core present very real threats to cat health.
— Xylitol is a common sweetener that is extremely toxic to dogs. Are cats similarly susceptible?
— Any suggestions on yummy high-calorie treats that are safe for a kitty with chronic renal failure?
— It says here that this target of feline fear and loathing might be a cancer cure. How 'bout that!
— "I did what any poppa would," my friend said, "and continued loving him wholeheartedly regardless of what he was.”
— This small group gets big results -- in a year, it has done trap-neuter-return on more than 1,000 cats.
— As my life took some crazy turns, Thomas got feline hyperesthesia. Here's what I learned.
— If it’s been 12 hours since you found the kitten and the mother hasn’t come back, something is definitely wrong. Here's what to do.
— Cats who fall from high windows suffer a number of injuries -- it happens often enough that it has its own name: high-rise syndrome.
— We let our cat Ghosty sit with us but then we got a kitten; will I ever have a peaceful meal again?
— We think so, and so do the Kickstarter funders of One Fast Cat -- the campaign has raised 15 times its original goal, and more is coming in.
— As my human kids become more independent, my cats help defer any "empty nest" feelings.
— With the high cost of veterinary medicine, many people get health insurance for their cats. But do they know what they’re getting into?
— On the cleanliness scale, my kitten is the teenager with a room full of old food and dirty socks.
— My Momma Kitty hates to get brushed, but she often has mats in her fur. What should I do?
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