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With all forms of chemotherapy, it is extremely important that you are aware of—and follow!—all safety protocols.

Chemotherapy Support

When we think about chemotherapy, the first thing that often comes to mind is the side effects that people suffer. Chemo for pets is...
The male feline urethra has a tiny diameter that makes inserting a catheter a challenge.

Alert: Urinary Emergencies

A straining cat and a dry litterbox are reasons for concern. Straining is most commonly associated with urinary problems. You may notice your cat...
Photodynamic Therapy for Oral Cancer

Photodynamic Therapy for Oral Cancer

Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at Utrecht University in the Netherlands are using nanobody-targeted photodynamic therapy to tackle oral squamous cell carcinoma in feline patients....
Diagnosis by Artificial Intelligence

Diagnosis by Artificial Intelligence

Abdominal ultrasound is a vital tool in the initial evaluation of feline gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, including two common conditions that afflict cats, inflammatory bowel...
May help avoid risky biopsies

Be Alert for Signs of Fractures

Fractures happen in cats and kittens, even if they stay indoors. Falls from high areas, getting stepped on, or being crushed in a recliner...
Blue’s IBD-associated diarrhea returned, which can be a common relapse with this disease.

IBD Can Wax and Wane

Q. My son’s 11-year-old Seal Point Siamese cat, Blue, was diagnosed with irritable bowel disease (IBD) in 2018. Her treatment with steroids and metronidazole...
As a cat lover, you probably aren’t surprised at how resourceful a determined feline can be.

Handling Medications

It’s a rare household that doesn’t have medicines on hand for different family members and that can result in inadvertent mistakes. For this reason,...
Changes in her behavior with you may be a symptoms of fCDS.

Help for Feline Dementia

One study suggests that 80% of all cats from 16 to 20 years of age will show cognitive changes of some type. Feline cognitive...
Sunlight, even through a window, can be a problem for some cats, especially white cats.

SCC: Early Diagnosis Is Critical

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is one of the most common cancers seen in cats. You may be familiar with the classic form of this...
The anesthesia requirement is understandable. Some owners can’t even trim their cat’s nails.

Dentals: Anesthesia Required

Most cat owners get sticker shock when quoted an estimate for a dental cleaning for their cat. Depending on how much your cat needs...
Orange cat

Cornell Feline Mammary Cancer Research

Arianna Bartlett, a PhD candidate at the Baker Institute at Cornell University, is studying feline mammary cancer. Mammary cancer is the third most common...

Genetic Clue for Variable Response to Clopidogrel

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a common disease in cats that can cause clots that may result in a potentially life-threatening blockage of blood supply...