— Here are some ways to make sure your older cat gets to live out his best years in good health.
— Two feline veterinary groups issue a report on diagnosis and treatment of "house soiling," and they're backed by common sense.
— Alternative medicine can maintain or improve a cat’s health when it supplements regular vet care.
— The location of litter boxes can be the difference between cats using -- or avoiding -- them.
— When kids clear out, cats lose daytime attention; these simple things can make a big difference.
— Albinism in cats is caused by a lack of melanin and pigmentation; albino cats are pretty rare.
— The kitten got continually sicker but nobody knew what was wrong -- until they looked inside.
— Some of the supposedly new flea-preventatives are the same things with other pesticides added.
— Cats are different than humans, so people medication is dangerous for cats. Here's why.
— You might not see obvious scratching in your allergic cat -- our feline friends are notoriously secretive, and you have to know what to look for.
— Respect for me and good communication skills are part of why my current vet is the best I've had.
— 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!
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