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Ask Dr. Richards: 01/04

Question: I bought a sweet, purebred kitten from a breeder. The kitten seemed healthy at first, but he soon became ill. He had feline...

Ask Dr. Richards: 11/03

Question: My 14-year-old cat was diagnosed with disease caused by Bartonella following a month long illness (high fever, vomiting, loss of appetite and lethargy)....

Ask Dr. Richards: 12/03

Question: I have a fluffy cat named George, and in the winter his coat is dry and he is very prone to static electricity....

Ask Dr. Richards: 10/03

Question: I would like to suggest that CatWatch mention the recently recognized role of the protozoal parasite, Tritrichomonas foetus, as a cause of chronic...

Ask Dr. Richards: 09/03

Question: Ive lived with cats all my life and Ive always been healthy. Recently, Ive become more concerned about diseases cats can transmit to...

Ask Dr. Richards: 08/03

Question: Ive been reading CatWatch for several years now, and I really enjoy the information it provides. I think youve helped me take better...

Ask Dr. Richards: 07/03

Question: I have a five-year-old female cat with extremely bad urine crystals. She chooses to urinate in an empty cat box (no litter) and...

Ask Dr. Richards: 03/02

Question: I recently noticed that my cat, Squirt, has tiny bumps on his body. I took him to a veterinarian who believed the bumps...

Ask Dr. Richards: 01/02

Question:  A cat infected with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) bit me recently. Can FIV infect people, or should I limit my worrying to all...

Ask Dr. Richards: 02/02

Question: My newest cat has gained an alarming amount of weight. She is almost a year old and weighs approximately 12 pounds - a...

Ask Dr. Richards: 04/02

Question: I have two 10-year-old offspring of a Siamese female and a male black tabby. The father had immune-mediated hemolytic anemia, and its cause...

Ask Dr. Richards: 06/02

Question: I am a sixth grade student doing a science report on cats. I would appreciate information on a cat's sense of taste, especially...