Health

Should I Make My Cat Work For Food?

Hold on! Isn’t forcing your cat to work for food cruel? Well except in cases where physical health, disability, or limited mobility prevents it, it’s actually beneficial for cats to use their brains to find food for themselves. Here’s what you should know.

by Mike Clark
September 16th

Fluconazole For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Fluconazole for cats is an anti-fungal medicine that veterinarians primarily prescribe to treat fungal infections, especially those that target the central nervous system. It’s the generic name for a medicine that’s also sold under the brand name Diflucan.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 16th

Griseofulvin For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Griseofulvin for cats is an anti-fungal medicine that veterinarians primarily prescribe to treat ringworm, along with some other hair and skin infections. It’s the generic name for a drug that’s also sold under the brand names Fulvicin and Grisactin.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 14th

Can Cats Eat Cheese? Is Cheese Safe For Cats?

The answer to that question is technically yes, most cats can safely eat small, infrequent servings of cheese. However, there are many exceptions, so it is very important that you consult your veterinarian before sharing cheese — or any human foods — with your cat.

by Mike Clark
September 10th

Arteriovenous Fistula In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Arteriovenous fistula in cats is a condition that involves the appearance of a passage, called a fistula, which affects the flow of blood between the cat’s veins and arteries. It often results in a feline’s heart having to work harder, which can then ultimately result in congestive heart failure. 

by Phillip Mlynar
September 9th

How To Give Your Cat The Best Massage Ever

We all know the benefits of getting massages as humans. It can be incredibly relaxing and can help lower blood pressure, improve circulation, soothe sore joints, and more. Turns out, these benefits of massage aren’t exclusive to humans; they are amazing for cats, too!

by Maggie Clancy
September 7th

Zoonotic Diseases: 5 Diseases Humans Can Catch From Cats

Although most cat diseases only affect other felines, there are diseases you can catch from your cat. While the risk of catching some of these ailments from your cat is low, it’s still helpful to know which illnesses can pass from your cat to you and how to prevent the spread of these diseases.

by Maggie Clancy
September 7th

Clindamycin For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Clindamycin for cats is an antibiotic medication that veterinarians prescribe to treat a range of infections, including bone and dental issues. It’s the generic drug name for a medicine that’s also sold under the brand names Cleocin, Antirobe, and Clindacure.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 3rd

Metronidazole For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Metronidazole for cats is an antibiotic medication that veterinarians usually prescribe to treat diarrhea-related conditions, inflammatory bowel disease, and periodontal issues. It’s the generic drug name for a medicine that’s also sold under the brand names Metrogel, Flagyl, and Protostat.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 2nd

Vesicourachal Diverticula In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Vesicourachal diverticula in cats is a condition that happens when part of a tube connecting the fetus’s urinary bladder to the placenta doesn’t close correctly. It’s usually a congenital condition and can lead to an abnormal flow of urine which, in turn, can bring about urinary tract infections.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 2nd

Pneumothorax In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Pneumothorax in cats is a condition where air builds up in the space known as the pleural cavity, between the lungs and the chest wall. Vets categorize the condition in a number of different ways depending on the type that has developed. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 1st

Can Cats Eat Bread? Is Bread Safe For Cats?

Is it safe to you share your freshly baked loaves of bread with your cat? Can you let your cat sneak a nibble of your toast or bagel? The short answer is yes, cats can eat bread, but there are some exceptions and things you should know before you share any bread with your kitty.

by Phillip Mlynar
August 31st
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