Phillip Mlynar

    Can Cats Have Down Syndrome?

    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.

    by Phillip Mlynar
    March 24th

    Bordetella Vaccine For Cats: Uses, Doses, & Side Effects

    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.

    by Phillip Mlynar
    March 24th

    Arthritis In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    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.

    by Phillip Mlynar
    March 23rd

    Ehrlichiosis In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

    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.

    by Phillip Mlynar
    March 20th

    ‘Make Up Your Own Holiday’ Day: 5 Holidays Cats Would Create If They Could

    March 26 is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day. It’s a day to imagine your own holiday, and maybe even your cat would like to get in on the action. Cats would certainly have their own ideas about what we should dedicate a whole holiday to.

    That being so, let’s take a fanciful look at five imaginary holidays that cats would create if they were given the opportunity.

    by Phillip Mlynar
    March 18th

    Neosporin For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

    Neosporin is a topical medication that can treat surface scratches and wounds on cats with careful supervision. It’s sold as an over-the-counter medicine, and while it can be safe for cats if applied topically, it can cause more serious issues in the feline if ingested. Here’s what you should know.

    by Phillip Mlynar
    March 16th

    Can Cats Eat Salami? Is Salami Safe For Cats?

    Can cats eat salami? There is no short yes or no answer. Some cats might feel fine after scarfing down a morsel, but there are usually issues with its high sodium content and extra seasoning. Here’s what you need to know about salami and cats.

    by Phillip Mlynar
    March 12th
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