From the July 2017 Issue

When Acrobatic Prowess Fails Them

When Acrobatic Prowess Fails Them

When it comes to leaping, landing and twisting in mid-air, cats earn accolades for agility, flexibility and acrobatic prowess. It’s not unusual to witness your cat leap effortlessly to the top of the refrigerator and, when ready, to land softly and easily on the kitchen floor. But despite their grace and flexible physique, cats do not always land safely on their feet and can be at risk for painful sprains, broken legs, and other fractured bones.

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Current Issue

The Odds of Deafness in White Cats

If you own a white cat, you most likely love his striking snowy coat and bright eyes. But you might also know that these brilliant features have implications that go deeper than appearance.

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High Cholesterol Won’t Cause Heart Disease

We know our pets can have many of the same medical conditions we have, but can they have high cholesterol? Yes! Hypercholesterolemia, more commonly known as high cholesterol, means there’s an elevated level of cholesterol in the blood.

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Potential Causes of Bad Breath Extend Beyond Inflamed Gums

Potential Causes of Bad Breath Extend Beyond Inflamed Gums

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Long-Term Use of Antacids Research

Although famotidine (brand-name Pepcid) is not FDA-approved for veterinary medicine, it’s commonly prescribed to prevent ulcers and treat gastritis, esophagitis and gastric or esophageal reflux.

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An Excavation Reveals Cats’ 500-lb. Ancestor

A full-time 10-member team working at an archaeological dig in Northwest Germany has found a nearly complete skull of a saber-toothed cat that suggests that the animal existed 300,000 years ago.

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