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What Your Indoor Cat Does All Day

In the wild, cats are busy hunting and foraging all day. So how does your indoor cat occupy her time? The Winn Feline Foundation...
Trichobezoar

Trichobezoar Means “Hairball”

Hairballs are, unfortunately, a normal part of being a cat. As your cat grooms herself, the rough barbs on her tongue catch the hair...

Snake Bites: Cats Fair Better Than Dogs

A study in the Journal of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology compared the effects of snake venoms on the blood-clotting factors in dogs and cats....

Stress as a Cause of Excessive Grooming

Kitties are known to be fastidious groomers but be careful not to confuse psychogenic alopecia (hair loss) with normal feline grooming. Psychogenic alopecia (PA)...

Get the Most Out of Eye Ointments

Bottles of eye drops and tubes of eye ointment are generally small because you don’t need much of these medications and having leftover...

Can Music Relax the Savage Cat?

Feline friendly practices are always looking for ways to make their patients happier and calmer, as minimizing stress makes for a better veterinary experience...

2019 Top Pet Poisons

From the ASPCA Pet Poison Control Hotline, the most pet poisonings were due to: Over-the-Counter Human Medications. These products account for 20% of the...
Fleas

Two New Flea-Control Drugs

Two flea control products recently received FDA approval for use in cats 8 weeks of age and older. Both require a prescription from your...

Grinding Your Cat’s Nails

Nail care should be a part of your cat’s routine health maintenance. Many cats wear their nails down on their own, but others can...
Dander

Avoid Getting Your Dander Up

Your cat is kneading in your lap and you notice some dry flakes. Then she rolls over and you realize how little hair there...
Chronic stress in cats

Measuring Chronic Stress in Cats

Researchers at Colorado State University and Western University in Ontario, Canada, set out to find a way to measure feline cortisol levels over time...

Pets and Spousal Loss

A study from Florida State University shows, again, how important our pets are to us. Published in The Gerontologist, the study examined depressive symptoms...