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What is causing blood in my cat’s urine?

Q. I have a two-year-old Siamese cat who has blood in his urine. He has been on the heaviest antibiotic, even though his urine...

Should I keep my cat on apple cider vinegar for his diarrhea?

Q. I have a three-year-old Siamese. He was very sick with diarrhea on and off for two years. He had blood and mucus in his...

Should my cat with FIV be on antibiotics?

Q. I have a stray with FIV. The vet wants me to load her with antibiotics to "protect" her from any possible infection. Is...

Why is my cat loosing hair around his tail?

Q.I have a male long-haired cat who is about two years old. He has lost about half the hair along the front of his...

What can I do to help my cat with digestive upset and smelly feces?

Q.I have a cat that is overweight and seems to have problems with her digestive system. She had bladder stones last fall and since...

What holistic treatment can I give my cat with Hepatic Lipidosis?

Q.I have a cat that has hepatic lipidosis. I would like to try some holistic treatment but don’t know where to start.   A.In our clinic,...

What herbs can I give my cat to produce healthy stools?

Q.I have a cat named Pumpkinator whom we rescued. We have a colony of ferals that we tend to and she has always been...

What supplements can I give my cat for lead poisoning?

Q.I have a 15-year old-cat who has been sleeping in window sills for the last two years. I just found out the sills are...

What can I use to help my cat’s IBD?

Q.I have a 14-year-old male cat who I suspect is developing inflammatory bowel disease. I have used alternative approaches for him in the past,...

What natural remedy could I use for my cat’s kidney and liver problems?

Q.I have a 12-year-old cat with elevated enzymes indicating kidney and liver problems. I am looking for a holistic/natural remedy to impending kidney and...

Should I vaccinate me cat?

Q.I have a 1½-year-old female cat. Since she is an indoor cat who only occasionally goes out on a leash in the backyard, I...

My cat’s whiskers keep breaking, what do you suggest?

Q.I have a 10+-year-old cat, previously ferral, who tested positive two years ago for FIV. I recently had a BNA test done and give...

What can you suggest to help my kitten with Cerebellar Hypoplasia?

Q.I am fostering a ten-week-old kitten with severe cerebellar hypoplasia. I have had him about two weeks and he is progressing and learning to...

What supplements will help ease my cat’s kidney and itchy ear problems?

Q.I am currently fostering a three-legged male cat from the shelter. Two vets have now confirmed he has a heart murmur (3 out of...

Is it safe to feed my cat raw chicken?

Q.I am confused about feeding my cat raw chicken. The vets say no because of bacteria and yet raw food enthusiasts say it is...

Is it always necessary to treat a “cat cold”?

Q.I am a foster guardian to different shelter cats. Although I keep them in quarantine from my own animals, sometimes my cats will catch...

What can I do to help my cat’s endless sinus infection?

Q.I adopted a 12-year-old Persian who had a sinus infection and now, even though she has been repeatedly on antibiotics, she continues to battle...

Do you have any information regarding rodent ulcers on a cat?

Q.Do you have any information regarding rodent ulcers on a cat? My female cat has had them for a couple of years but the...

Any suggestions to avoid colon surgery from bowel impaction?

Q.Chester is a neutered male cat. In 2001 my vet did a “manual extirpation of bowel impaction” and removed stool that was nine inches...

Can a brain tumor cause aggressive behavior in cats?

Q.Can a brain tumor cause aggressive behavior in cats? We have a five-year-old neutered male who can no longer be in the same room...

My cat has Asthma, what can I give him to ease his coughing?

Q.After my 12-year-old cat, Yoda, was diagnosed with asthma, my vet gave him steroid shots but they only made him miserable. I read your...

Is my cat having an allergic reaction?

Q.A little while ago, my ten-year-old DSH cat had a really watery eye. I thought he had something in it because of all the...