Fall is here, which means we’re all about to get into peak pumpkin mode. But beyond the world of pumpkin spice lattes and carving up pumpkins for Halloween, the iconic orange fruit can also be used to add a health boost to your cat’s diet.
Famciclovir for cats is an anti-viral medicine that veterinarians primarily prescribe to treat feline herpes or, in some cases, upper respiratory diseases. It’s the generic name for a drug that’s also sold under the brand name Famvir. Here’s what you should know.
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.
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.
Ketoconazole for cats is an anti-fungal medicine that veterinarians primarily prescribe to treat fungal infections. It’s the generic name for a drug that’s also sold under the brand name Nizoral. Here’s what you should know.
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.
Rectoanal polyps in cats is a condition that involves non-typical, flap-like growths inside the rectal and anal walls. These growths are often benign, but some cats can be afflicted with multiple polyps.
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.
Diaphragmatic hernia in cats is a condition that happens when a tear in the diaphragm allows organs situated below the diaphragm, such as the intestine and stomach, to move into the chest cavity. Here’s what you should know.
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.
Oronasal fistula in cats is a medical condition that involves a passageway, called a fistula, forming between the nose and mouth. It’s frequently caused by bad teeth that are situated along the upper jaw.
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!
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.
Abnormal protein production in cats, medically known as paraproteinemia, is a condition where the animal’s plasma cells produce abnormal proteins, called M-components. This negatively impacts a cat’s antibody response when it comes to battling infections. Here’s what you should know.
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.
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.
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.
Can cats eat mushrooms? The short answer is it depends. Most store-bought mushrooms are safe for felines, and many cats even enjoy the taste. However, cats shouldn’t eat wild mushrooms, as they can be poisonous. Here’s what you should know.
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.
September is Happy Cat Month, and while we love making kitties happy every month, it’s a great time to try some new things to treat cats like the royalty they are. Go above and beyond for your feline to make them extra happy this month!
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.