Cats 101: Cats And Ringworm
This article courtesy of PetMD.com. Dermatophytosis in Cats Dermatophytosis is the medical term for a parasitic fungal infection affecting the skin, hair, and/or nails (claws). The most commonly isolated fungal organisms are Microsporum canis (more commonly referred to as ringworm), Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Microsporum gypseum. This disease occurs in dogs, cats, and other mammals. In […]
Keeping Your Cat Fit
Diabetes, Fatty liver syndrome, and arthritis are a few diseases that occur in overweight cats, but you can get a feline to lose weight through diet and exercise.
10 Natural Flea Treatments For Cats
There are many commercially available medications to treat and prevent fleas, but many cat owners rely on natural treatments to avoid side effects and over-medication.
5 Eating Disorders That Affect Cats
Most cats love food, but for some, eating disorders can cause health concerns. While human eating disorders are well known, feline eating disorders aren't commonly understood.
Alternative Medicine For Cats With Cancer?
Cats with cancer are often treated with both conventional therapies such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, plus many alternative therapies including dietary therapy, herbal therapy, acupuncture, homeopathy, and nutritional supplementation.
Cats And Hair Loss
Signs include partial or total hair loss. The skin surrounding the area of hair loss can appear normal or it can have redness, bumps, scabs, and skin loss. Alopecia may appear in a symmetrical form, or it can be random on the cat's skin.
Are Vaccines Necessary For Indoor Cats?
Question: My cat lives indoors. Are vaccines necessary? Answer: Like many veterinarians, I wish I had a quick and simple answer, but there is no “one size fits all” solution to the complex (and sometimes controversial) question of what vaccines should be given to cats. Some people hesitate to vaccinate their cats due to concerns […]
How To Give CPR To A Cat
God forbid you should ever have to deal with your kitty or any cat that is in such bad shape that you are performing CPR but when you need to know it, you're going to be glad you took a few moments today to watch these videos and brush up on a few techniques that could save a cat's life.
How To Remove A Tick From Your Cat
It's a dirty job but someone has to do it. Ticks can cause diseases that can kill your cat, be sure to remove them ASAP and remove them properly or you could cause more harm.