Unfortunately, even indoor cats can be bitten by a mosquito, making heartworm prevention your only true defense against infection. The medication is available as a monthly chewable tablet, a monthly topical treatment, or a twice-a-year injection. These medications are only available with a veterinary prescription.

Feline Heartworm Prognosis

Q. I adopted a precious cat, Figaro, from a rescue in July. Two months later, I came home to find him lethargic and having...
Subtle symptoms can make pancreatitis difficult to diagnose.

Pancreatitis Is a Real Threat

Suddenly your cat doesn’t seem quite right. He’s lost his typically robust appetite, he seems lethargic, and worse, he’s vomiting. You also recall that,...
Cats are going to choose whatever container of water best suits their tastes at the moment.

Watch for Dehydration

Water is one of the most important components of your cat’s diet. Your cat gains water by drinking, eating, and from metabolic water (produced...
You may need to experiment, but with the right tool, your cat may enjoy grooming.

Monitoring Your Cat’s Skin

You’ve probably seen the slogan “Cat hair, don’t care!” on t-shirts and coffee mugs. And while it sounds cute, sometimes cat hair is, well,...
A kitten needs her mom to teach her about

When Can Kitty Leave Mom?

We all know that face. The tiny, round kitten face with bright eyes and a ring of fluff beneath the ears. Young kittens are...