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Ask Dr. Richards: 03/03

Question: My 12-year-old calico cat developed mammary cancer last October. My veterinarian surgically removed several growths and felt he got all the cancer. He...

Human Drugs for Your Cat

A lengthy approval process results in fewer feline-specific medications.

Short Takes: 04/03

Beautiful but deadly: flowers and bulbs to beware; vaccination update

Short Takes: 02/03

Bedbugs, Diabetes Monitoring, Curfews

Paw-Pad Problems

Allergies are the Most Common Cause of This Uncommon Predicament

Repairing Feline Jaw Fractures

The emphasis should be on normal jaw function and preservation of teeth.

Current Research

Investigating the Role of the Enzyme Glucokinase and Blood Sugar Control in Diabetic Cats

Dont Ignore Your Cats Bad Breath

The unpleasant odor can be a problem within the mouth, or a sign of a more serious malady.

Is It An Emergency?

Here are 10 signs that indicate an immediate trip to the clinic is in order.

Short Takes: 05/03

A Positive Grade for TNR  As a concept, TNR (for trap-neuter-return) sounded like a workable solution to the feline overpopulation problem: Round up all...

How Will I Know When Its Time?

Saying goodbye to a beloved cat isnt easy. Finding support and empathy can help.

The Facts on Fiber

Certain conditions do require extra fiber - but a well-balanced diet is enough for most cats.