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Advances In Anti-Clotting Therapy

A major concern for owners of cats diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the development of clots in the heart. Cats with HCM that...

Hope for Sterilization Alternatives

Feline overpopulation is a big concern for all cat lovers and a huge headache for shelters and rescue facilities. Kitten explosions lead to cat...

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...

Could It Be Cancer?

Not every lump on your cat’s body is cancer, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore new growths. A rapidly growing spot on your...

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...

Old Cats and Vaccinations

When it comes to decisions about vaccinations for chronically ill, skinny, debilitated cats, consider these facts: No solid research answers the question about whether...

Understanding a Cat’s Taste Buds

We all know our cats have definite preferences for their food choices, which may or may not include flavors. An article from Petfood Industry,...

The Availability of Compounded Medications

FDA Drug Approval If the FDA approves a drug, that means the medication has been proven to the FDA’s satisfaction to be safe and effective...

Mammary Cancer in Cats

Feline mammary cancer is a serious disease. It may not initially look bad to you because it starts as a tiny pea-sized lump near...

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...

Conditional Approval for Important New Drug

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conditionally approved Varenzin-CA1 (molidustat oral suspension) for the control of nonregenerative anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...

Heads Up on Ringworm

The fungal infection called ringworm is spread via direct contact with fungal spores. Contact could be from an animal with an infection, combs or...