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New Transitional Cell Carcinoma Treatment

Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is an aggressive, often metastatic, cancer. While a cure is not yet possible, veterinary care can slow its spread. Symptoms include: ...
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...
Gallstones in Cats

Gallstones in Cats

For most cats, gallstones are rare and, even if a cat has them, the gallstones may not cause any problems. However, that changes if...

5 Things about Supplements

Unlike medications, supplements are not regulated by the FDA. While this regulatory agency frowns upon supplement manufacturers making unproven claims about...

Bad Breath in Cats

What can you do to help combat bad breath in your feline companion? Rule out serious illness and get any dental problems treated and...

CBD May Affect Cats Differently

PetFoodIndustry.com reports that cannabidiol (CBD) supplementation may cause problems in cats, according to research done by ElleVetSciences, a hemp CBD oil-infused pet treat and...

Potential New Test for Urinary Tract Infections

Testing for and treating urinary tract infections can be a challenge for veterinarians. First, an infection must be identified and then the ideal therapy...
endoscopy on cats

Endoscopy: What to Expect

I recently took my FIV-positive cat, Leo, to a veterinarian to ask about his frequent diarrhea.  It is not totally liquid but varies from...

Happening Now… January 2020

Cinder-Block’s Weight-Loss Program—Check out the videos about Cinder-Block, an 8-year-old, 45-pound cat who was surrendered to the NorthShore Veterinary Clinic in Bellingham, Wash., when...

New Way of Evaluating Feline Pain

At the 2019 AVMA Convention in August, Dr. Paulo Steagall, an associate professor of veterinary anesthesia and analgesia at the University of Montreal, presented the Feline Grimace Scale or FGS, which is a method of evaluating a cats pain using facial expressions.

Happening Now…

WBIR-TV in Knoxville, TN, reports that a local animal lover was caring for a bobcat kitten, not realizing it wasnt a lost domestic kitten.

Managing Rival Cats

Just like people, not all cats like each other. Maybe your cat is not thrilled about the latest feline addition to the family, or two long-time housemates are no longer seeing eye to eye. Whatever the cause, there are some things you can do to manage rival cats and prevent rivalries from escalating.