What To Consider When Caring For A Senior Cat
Improved nutrition, infectious disease prevention, and advances in veterinary medicine have resulted in our cats living longer and healthier lives.
Recognizing & Treating UTIs In Cats
While urinary tract disorders are fairly common in cats, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are fairly uncommon.
Pet Selection: What To Consider When Choosing A Cat
You’ve probably heard lots of funny cat anecdotes; about how you don’t own them…they own YOU; how they feel superior to everyone, especially dogs; that they expect to be treated like royalty. If you are considering a feline acquisition, first consider this: lots of those remarks are true! They’re also funny, curious, and sometimes extremely cuddly!
Follow These Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pet
TRICK OR TREAT! Halloween is an annual event that most children, and lots of adults, look forward to enthusiastically, anticipating a day and evening filled with masks, candy, and all things spooky! But this holiday can be particularly scary for the furry children in your family.
Making The Difficult Decision Of Euthanasia For Your Beloved Pet
The longer the relationship, the stronger the bond. The stronger the bond, the more challenging it is to consider the end of a pet’s life, including the difficult decisions around euthanasia.
What Are Ear Mites?
The ear mite, Otodectes cynotis, is a surface mite that lives on cats, dogs, rabbits, and ferrets. It is usually found in the ear canal, but it can also live on the skin surface. Ear mites are highly contagious, and animals become infested by direct contact with another infested animal.
What Is A Hot Spot & Why Do Pets Get Them?
Hot spots – also known as pyotraumatic dermatitis or acute moist dermatitis – are red, inflamed skin lesions that appear quickly, ooze, and may contain pus.
Learn About The Preventive Healthcare Guidelines For Cats
Avoiding an illness is always better than treating it, and when it cannot be avoided, intervention is always more effective if started sooner rather than later. Since cats age faster than humans, an annual veterinary exam with diagnostic testing is equivalent to a human visiting a doctor every four to five years.
Everything You Need To Know About Neutering Your Cat
Neutering and castration are the common terms used to describe the surgical procedure known scientifically as orchidectomy or orchiectomy. In this procedure, both testicles are removed in order to sterilize a male cat.
How To Recognize Pain In Aging Cats
Cats are very good at hiding signs of pain, so cat owners need to be very observant to recognize when their cat needs extra help.