July 1, 2017

Potential Causes of Bad Breath Extend Beyond Inflamed Gums

Potential Causes of Bad Breath Extend Beyond Inflamed Gums

Long-Term Use of Antacids Research

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

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.

High Cholesterol Won’t Cause Heart Disease

Subscribers Only - 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 thereís an elevated level of cholesterol in the blood.

The Odds of Deafness in White Cats

Subscribers Only - 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.

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. Itís 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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Subscribers Only - When it comes to leaping, landing and twisting in mid-air, cats earn accolades for agility, flexibility and acrobatic prowess.