Cat Facts

Famciclovir For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 20th

Fluconazole For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 16th

Griseofulvin For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 14th

Zoonotic Diseases: 5 Diseases Humans Can Catch From Cats

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.

by Maggie Clancy
September 7th

Why Does My Cat Lick Me?

We humans tend to think that when one of our pets licks us, it’s the equivalent of a “kiss,” and it’s a way to show love. While love and adoration may be one reason why your cat is licking you, here are several other reasons as to why you may be receiving sandpaper kisses.

by Maggie Clancy
September 3rd

Clindamycin For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 3rd

Top 6 Cats Breeds That Are Most Friendly Toward Strangers

If you’re the kind of person who has visitors in your home often, you’ll probably want a cat who’s calm, cool, and friendly with strangers. While almost all cats can be socialized, certain breeds have a natural friendliness to strangers that might help them take to unfamiliar faces with ease.

by CatTime
September 2nd

Metronidazole For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 2nd

Vesicourachal Diverticula In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 2nd

Pneumothorax In Cats: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

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.

by Phillip Mlynar
September 1st

Orbax For Cats: Uses, Dosage, & Side Effects

Orbax for cats is an antibiotic medication that veterinarians usually prescribe to treat bacterial infections. Some of the common bacterial infections that vets prescribe the drug for include skin, soft-tissue, and urinary tract infections. Here’s what you should know.

by Phillip Mlynar
August 24th
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