Spaying or Neutering

Spaying or Neutering Your Cat

Spaying or neutering is one of the best gifts you may supply your pet and your loved ones. These routine medical procedures not only help control pet overpopulation, but they may also prevent medical and behavioral problems by growing, allowing your cat to lead a longer, healthier and fitter lifesty...

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Feline Obesity

Feline Obesity

Feline obesity—generally viewed as body weight that is 20 percent or more above normal weight—is the most frequently observed nutritional disorder among domestic cats. Its clinical signs are clearly apparent and, when observed, should be taken seriously and addressed without delay. In itself, ob...

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Cat Euthanasia

Euthanasia: What to Expect and What Questions to Ask First

It is a tough choice, but the option to give your cat the “good death” is most often the most humane. How do you possibly go on living with no kitty–the dear best friend with whom you have shared your own life for the last 10 or 15 decades? That’s only one of those challengin...

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Treat Fline Diabetes

How to Recognize and Treat Fline Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which the body cannot properly produce or respond to the hormone insulin. This results in elevated levels of the sugar glucose, which is the main source of energy for the body. Like the human body, the cells in a cat’s body need sugar in the form of glucose for ...

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Aggression Between Cats

Aggression Between Cats in Household

Some cats just won’t give peace a chance. There are several reasons that cats might not get along. The most common is undersocialization—a lack of pleasant experiences with other cats early in life. If your cat grew up as the only cat, with little or no contact with other felines, he may react s...

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Finding Professional Behavior Help

Many behaviors that are completely natural for dogs and cats—like barking or meowing, scratching, biting, digging, chewing, escaping and running away—can prove to be challenging for some pet parents. Although advice abounds in the form of popular TV shows, books and well-meaning friends and fami...

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all about fleas on cats

Know the Enemy: All About Fleas on Cats

Fleas are dastardly things, but a basic understanding of how they live is a good way to learn how to kill them and keep them from returning (I’ll try and keep this short.) A flea has 4 stages of development-egg, larva, pupa, and adult. The eggs are laid on the host after the female feeds, [&hellip...

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Why blood in cats poop

Why is There Blood in My Cat’s Poop?

“There is blood in my cat’s poop” is not a phrase you’d expect to say—that is, until you bring a feline friend into your family. Not to worry; you are not alone. According to pet experts, intestinal upset or diarrhea is the sixth most common medical condition in cats. Of those, one of the ...

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Which Essential Oils Are Safe for Cats

We love our feline companions and we love the scent of essential oils. However, cats and oils don’t always mix together very well. This is why it’s our job as responsible pet owners to stay informed about what is dangerous for our furry friends and which oils are safe for use. Which Essential Oi...

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Care for Older Cat

Proper Care for Older Cat

Not long ago, cats were considered seniors at eight years old. Today, it’s not unusual for veterinarians to have feline patients in their twenties. Thanks to improved nutrition, living indoors, and advances in veterinary medicine, cats live longer and are now considered older at 12 to 14 year...

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