Health

International Sushi Day: Can I Feed My Cat Sushi? Best Not!

Depictions of cats in children’s books and cartoons usually show us that our beloved felines feast on a diet of nothing but freshly caught raw fish. However, as we gear up to chow down on International Sushi Day, let’s look into whether it’s safe to share your sushi with your kitty.

by Phillip Mlynar
June 17th

Asthma In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Asthma in cats is a condition that’s very much like asthma in humans. It involves a chronic inflammation of the air passageways of a cat’s lungs. Some studies have estimated that almost five percent of all cats suffer from asthma. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
June 17th

Can Cats Eat Ice? Is Ice Safe For Cats?

Can cats eat ice? The short answer is yes, cats can safely eat ice. Of course, you must ask your vet before giving your cat ice, just to make sure kitty’s teeth are in good shape. Here’s what you should know about giving ice to cats.

by Phillip Mlynar
June 16th

Blood In Cat’s Urine: What It Means And How To Treat It

If you notice blood in your cat’s urine — known as hematuria — it’s not just shocking. It can also make you terrified for your kitty’s health. That said, you’ll be relieved to know that most issues that cause blood to appear in feline urine are easily treatable and resolve quickly.

by CatTime
June 15th

Prednisone For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Prednisone and prednisolone are steroids used to reduce inflammation, treat some types of cancer, suppress the immune system, and act as an artificial replacement for glucocorticoid when the cat’s body is not making enough on its own. Here’s what you should know.

by Maggie Clancy
June 14th

Imodium For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Imodium is a medicine that veterinarians may recommend for cats to treat bouts of diarrhea. It’s one of the brand names for the generic medicine loperamide and works by helping to slow down bowel movements while strengthening targeted muscle tone. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
June 10th

Aspirin For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Aspirin for cats is a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory drug (NSAID) that primarily helps with inflammation issues, including arthritis. It’s the brand name of the drug acetylsalicylic acid, and it works by lowering the amount of certain enzymes produced in the body.

by Phillip Mlynar
June 8th

Why Has My Cat Stopped Self-Grooming?

On average, cats clean themselves during half of their waking hours. So if your cat has suddenly stopped self-grooming, this can be a sign that something is very wrong, and they may need to go to the vet right away. Here’s what you should know.

by Stephanie Dube Dwilson
June 7th

Top 5 Benefits Of Choosing A Mobile Veterinarian

Mobile veterinarian can help your cat get their annual wellness exam, as well as other treatments, without the stress of traveling. There are a lot of good reasons to choose a mobile vet that will make wellness exams and treatment easier for both you and your cat.

by Andee Bingham
June 2nd

Cat Blood Types: Do You Know Your Cat’s Blood Type?

If you’ve ever donated blood or needed surgery, you’re probably familiar with your blood type.. But what about your cat’s blood type? Knowing your cat’s blood type can be vital in times of emergency. Here is everything you need to know about the different cat blood types.

by Maggie Clancy
May 27th
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