Top 10 Most Serious Cat Diseases
Almost a dozen of the deadliest diseases for a dog or cat are examined along with treatments, mortality rates, and potential cures for the afflictions.
Cats And Conjunctivitis
This article courtesy of PetMD.com. Conjunctivitis in Cats Conjunctivitis refers to the inflammation of the moist tissues in a cat’s eye, which are the portions of the eye located near the globe and up to the edge of the cornea — the front part of the eye. It can cause the cat’s eye to discharge […]
5 Easy Ways To Exercise Your Indoor Cat
It happens to the best of indoor cats -- but that doesn't mean that you, as your cat's guardian, can't take your share of the responsibility and step up and add a few easy exercise-based activities to the daily routine.
Cats And Mouth Cancer
This article courtesy of PetMD.com. Gingival Fibrosarcoma in Cats As cats age, they sometimes develop growths in their mouths. One type of growth is a fibrosarcoma, a cancerous growth derived from fibrous connective tissue. Fibrosarcomas are relatively low in malignancy, growing slowly and generally not spreading to other organs, though they do aggressively invade other […]
Cats And Rabies
This article courtesy of PetMD.com. Rabies is an inflammatory infection that specifically affects the gray matter of the cat’s brain and its central nervous system (CNS). The primary way the rabies virus is transmitted to cats in the United States is through a bite from a disease carrier: foxes, raccoons, skunks, and bats. Infectious virus […]
How To Reduce Separation Anxiety In Cats
Separation anxiety can be the root of many unwanted behaviors, and reducing your cat's anxiety will keep them happier, healthier, and less destructive when you leave home.
Cats And Skin Cancer
This article courtesy of PetMD.com. Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Cats The epidermis, or skin, consists of several layers. The outer layer is made up of scale like cells called the squamous epithelium. This layer of tissue covers the surface of much of the body, and lines the cavities of the body. A squamous cell […]
Keeping Your Cat Fit
Diabetes, Fatty liver syndrome, and arthritis are a few diseases that occur in overweight cats, but you can get a feline to lose weight through diet and exercise.
Are Vaccines Necessary For Indoor Cats?
Question: My cat lives indoors. Are vaccines necessary? Answer: Like many veterinarians, I wish I had a quick and simple answer, but there is no “one size fits all” solution to the complex (and sometimes controversial) question of what vaccines should be given to cats. Some people hesitate to vaccinate their cats due to concerns […]