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 […]
Cats 101: Cats And Ringworm
This article courtesy of PetMD.com. Dermatophytosis in Cats Dermatophytosis is the medical term for a parasitic fungal infection affecting the skin, hair, and/or nails (claws). The most commonly isolated fungal organisms are Microsporum canis (more commonly referred to as ringworm), Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Microsporum gypseum. This disease occurs in dogs, cats, and other mammals. In […]
How To Deal With A Food Obsessed Cat
Do you have a cat whose stomach seems to be bottomless? What have you done to keep your cat from driving you crazy while begging for food? Let us know in the comments.