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Second Chance: According to wwlp.com, 23-pound Buddy the cat was unable to defecate. All options had been tried,  and euthanasia was being considered to...
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Rest in Peace—CC (for Copy Cat or Carbon Copy), the first successfully cloned cat, was born in 2001 and died March 2, 2020, according...

Two Antibiotics That Are Not Ideal for UTIs

A study in the January 2020 Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine retrospectively evaluated urinary tract infections (UTIs) and urine culture and susceptibility results for...

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More Microchip Benefits—A bill introduced in the Georgia House would require veterinarians to scan animals under their care for the presence of a microchip...
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Origin of Madagascar’s Forest Cats

An article in Science looked at the origin of Madagascar’s forest cats. The cats, which are twice the size of domestic house cats, are...

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New Paws—A female cat in Russia that lost all four of her paws to frostbite can walk, run and even climb stairs again, according...
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Aftermath for Cats Injured in Wildfires

Cats who suffered burns and smoke inhalation in recent California wildfires also had a high incidence of heart problems, according to a study from...
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Feral-Cat Feeding—A man in Phoenix, AZ, is facing jail time for feeding feral cats, which is against a 2018 city law,  according to ABC...
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Septic Peritonitis

Septic peritonitis, an inflammation of the abdominal lining caused by bacteria, isn’t common, but it’s serious. It can be caused by the rupture of...

When Feline Coats Get Greasy

One of the first signs a cat isn’t feeling well is often his coat quality. Whether he isn’t grooming because of arthritis, his diet...

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Dog Rescues Kittens—A stray dog in Ontario, Canada, was found on a road sheltering five kittens from the cold, according to CTV...

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...