This blue mink Tonkinese is enjoying a perch outdoors, but she is susceptible to mosquito bites if out during dawn or dusk feeding times.

Severe Reaction to Mosquitos

Q. My cat was bitten by mosquitos last summer, which caused crusting on his nose and upper and lower right eyelid, probably due to...
Using a tablet or smartphone is pretty commonplace. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that veterinary medicine is embracing it.

When Telemedicine Works Well

Veterinary medicine has not been immune to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to curbside appointments, requiring masks, and sometimes reduced hours,...
Bronchioles in a normal lung allow air to pass freely. Asthmatic bronchioles are constricted and may accumulate fluid in the passages.

Asthma Can Be Controlled

As many as 5% of cats battle asthma, an allergic response that causes cats to have difficulty breathing. Its onset is usually gradual. The...
Open wide: If you can, grab your phone and snap a picture so you can then look closely for any abnormalities.

Oral-Cavity Diseases

A variety of diseases can plague our cats’ mouths, and plague they do: Studies have shown that 50 to 90% of cats over 4...
A too busy “bathroom” will cause your cats to look for alternatives. You need a litterbox for each cat, plus one spare.

When Good Cats Go Bad

We love our cats, but when one of them pees or poops outside the litterbox, it is easy to get frustrated. Cats eliminate inappropriately...