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Bartonella Infections

Q: Could you help me with some accurate information on Bartonella in cats? I recently found a cat that has dental disease. She had...

Fecal Incontinence in Cats

Cleaning up after your cat is part of the deal you made when you brought him home. You do it out of love and...

Suspected Poisoning

If you think your cat has gotten into something toxic, there are steps for you to take immediately, including calling your veterinarian or animal...

Cassava and Sweet Potato for Diabetic Cats

If you’ve ever had an obese cat or a diabetic cat, you know first-hand how difficult it can be to get the cat’s weight...

The Challenge of Maintaining Thiamine Levels

As carnivores, cats have a high requirement for the essential amino acid thiamine in their diet. Cats require about five times as much thiamine...

Neutering a Cryptorchid Cat

The term “cryptorchid” refers to a condition in which the testicles don’t descend into the scrotum appropriately. Normally, testicles descend into the scrotum between...

Mycotoxins Blamed

In September 2021, we wrote about an outbreak of pancytopenia, a disease that decreases the number of blood cells, in the United Kingdom. The...

The Window to Overall Health

If you do an internet search to learn more about your cat’s bad breath and/or teeth, you’ll read a lot about preventing and treating...

Fungal Infections In Cats

Q: Our kitty recently died of a “massive bacterial or fungal” infection. We can understand bacterial, but what is a fungal infection? How do cats...

Med Choices Are Complicated

If your cat is sick, it is natural to want a medication that will help her feel better. But antibiotics are not a cure-all,...

Head and Brain Injuries

Because cats are such small creatures, when they suffer a trauma resulting in brain injury, there are usually additional injuries—to the skull, eyes, jaw,...

Feline Polyarthritis

Mycophenolate Mofetil A clinical report documented the use of the oral immunosuppressant drug mycophenolate mofetil in one cat that had not responded well to other...