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A Pleasant Vet Visit in 5 Easy Steps

Cat owners and cats alike often dread veterinary visits. It’s a struggle to get the cat in a crate, and you may listen to...

Ringworm Causes Dry, Itchy Skin

If you notice that your daughter who sleeps with her cat closely cuddled up has some red, round patches on her skin, think ringworm....
Cat nasal problems

Learning More About Nasal Problems

A study in the October 2019 Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery looked at 405 samples submitted to a pathology laboratory to see what...
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...
Cat hyperthyroidism

Craving Italian Food

One kitty’s craving for Italian food proved to be a symptom of a serious illness, according to the trendy news website metro.co.uk. Fortunately, the cat’s...
Cat and litterbox

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: ...

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...