We all want our cats to lead their fullest, longest lives. Unfortunately, even the healthiest of cats can have their lives tragically cut short because of preventable accidents. That’s why we, as pet parents, have to do what we can to keep our kitties safe.
Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) in cats is a viral disease that is often deadly. It’s caused by a coronavirus, which targets cells in the infected cat’s intestinal wall. This is not the same as the coronavirus that affects humans. Here’s what you should know.
Baytril is a medication that can treat cats for infections, and it’s actually the brand name for the drug enrofloxacin. It works by preventing bacteria from synthesizing DNA, which in turns kills the bacteria. Here’s what you should know.
Intestinal worms in cats generally appear when felines ingest worm eggs or worm larvae. This usually happens when a cat steps in infected feces and then self grooms. Luckily, vets treat this issue frequently. Here’s what you should know.
International Children’s Book Day is celebrated every year on the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen, which falls on April 2nd. Naturally, the feline form has made its way into more than a few classic children’s stories. Check out these great, cat-related books you can order for the whole family.
Bordetella infection in cats is a bacterial disease that most often results in upper respiratory issues. The disease spreads quickly, especially among cats in shelters and young kittens. Here’s what you should know.
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Vets are often asked the question, “Can cats have Down syndrome?” The short answer is no, cats can’t have Down syndrome. But there are many other medical issues that a cat might have that can seem to resemble the condition.
The Bordetella vaccine is given to cats to help prevent the infectious Bordetella bronchiseptica respiratory disease. Your vet can administer the vaccine to your cat; although, the decision about whether to go ahead with the vaccination depends a lot on your cat’s age and lifestyle.
Arthritis in cats is a condition that happens when the cartilage that’s between some of a cat’s bones starts to deteriorate. Depending on how severe it is, the condition can hamper a feline’s ability to get around. Here’s what you should know.
Cats can be very independent. They tend to take pretty good care of themselves. However, they can’t do everything on their own, so it’s up to us to be responsible. That’s why you should learn these seven important tips that could save your cat’s life.
“Kitten season,” as many people call it, lasts from about March to September in the United States, but that can vary depending on the region and climate. What if you come across a kitten or a litter of kittens somewhere? What should you do? Here are a few guidelines.
Ehrlichiosis in cats is a tick-borne disease that’s believed to be caused by bacteria. If a cat catches it, the disease can infect and destroy the animal’s cells. It gets increasingly more challenging to cure the longer it afflicts a cat. Here’s what you should know.
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