Health

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

Saint Patrick’s Day Safety Tips For You And Your Cat

There are a few hazards all cat owners should keep in mind before heading out to their Saint Paddy’s Day festivities—and we aren’t just talking about leprechauns. Make sure you keep your cat safe on Saint Patrick’s Day with these tips!

by CatTime
March 17th

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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