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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...

Feline Hip Dysplasia

Feline hip dysplasia can be a major contributing factor in cats who just seem to “slow down” as they age. While hip arthritis is...

Autoimmune Disease Control

Q: My 4-year-old cat has swelling and bacterial infections in her foot pads/nail beds, and I am using chlorohexidine. My veterinarian says it’s an...

Respiratory Illness in Cats Can Be Serious

Respiratory problems in cats can range from minor annoyances to life-threatening emergencies. Signs of respiratory illness in cats can range from an occasional sniffle or...

Laryngeal Diseases in Cats

While asthma is by far the most common cause of coughing in cats, diseases affecting the larynx (voice box) come in second. You might...

Horner’s Syndrome

If one of your cat’s eyes looks sunken in and droopy, it could be Horner’s syndrome. This condition is caused by damage to some...

Feline Health Screening: Feline Health Screening:

Research addressing heritable feline diseases has been limited compared to that in dogs, but the interest is there, and studies are ongoing. The more...

The Dangers of Calicivirus

For most cats, a feline calicivirus (FCV) infection is a typical upper respiratory infection. It is highly contagious and common, but FCV can progress...

Avian Flu In Cats

In Poland, 70 cats are being considered potentially infected with H5N1 avian flu. This is a developing story. As its name implies, the H5N1 avian...

Diabetic Remission In Cats

Temporary Diabetes Cats on high levels of steroids or battling pancreatitis may develop temporary secondary diabetes. Weaning off the steroids and healing the pancreatitis may...

Avian Flu in Cats

Avian influenza is still a factor in our lives, hence the high prices for eggs due to the outbreaks last year. Dogs and cats...

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...