Thursday, March 21, 2019

Cat Health

feline hairballs

Preventing hairballs in cats

They’re more than just a mess for you to clean up. Excessive hairballs can signal a health problem or an inappropriate diet. Many cat parents...
FeLV

FeLV — it’s NOT a death sentence

If your kitty is diagnosed with feline leukemia (FeLV), you shouldn't assume that it automatically points to a death sentence.  Athena, a fluffy black kitten...
Feline fitness — 10 ways to keep tabby trim

Feline fitness — 10 ways to keep tabby trim

Don't underestimate the importance of feline fitness! Cats are popular because they’re “easy” to care for. They don’t have to be walked or trained like...
gerd cats

GERD in cats

Even cats can suffer from acid reflux or gastro esophageal disease (GERD). As I watched our cat Cici grooming her paw, I noticed something wasn’t...
acupressure for diabetes

Feline diabetes

How diet and acupressure can help manage feline diabetes by supporting his digestion. Has your cat been diagnosed with diabetes? Don’t panic. Feline diabetes is...
top health concerns in cats

Top 5 health concerns in cats

Most of our kitties, at some point in their lives, will develop health concerns such as kidney disease, dental problems, or obesity. The good...
murcury fish

Can my cat get mercury poisoning from fish?

While mercury in fish and shellfish is a widespread problem, it doesn’t mean you have to eliminate it entirely from your cat’s diet. Here's...

Treating ear mites in cats

Ear mites are a common feline problem that can make your cat miserable. Check out these effective treatment options. Abby recently adopted a young cat...
Understanding your animal's veterinary tests

Understanding your animal’s veterinary tests

Are you confused by your animal's lab results? Here's a helpful guide to some of the most common blood tests your veterinarian might perform. Most...
Rabies

The Rabies Challenge Fund For Dogs

Morgan is doing all she can to protect her two dogs from over-vaccination. “I have a vet who does titer testing instead of giving...