Hepatic lipidosis, or “fatty liver disease,” is a disease process characterized by excess fat accumulation in the liver. It is the most common form of liver disease seen in cats in North America.
Kittens are adorable but they can also be very messy. Not only that, they are prone to all sorts of eye issues and URIs. If your kitten is having trouble grooming, here is what you can do to help them keep their eyes clean and clear.
For owners facing the dilemma of your cat having cancer, I hope this article helps to reassure you that it is possible for your cat to survive even an aggressive form of cancer.
Anti-social behaviour, particularly when it is out of character for your cat, can be particularly worrying. Discover 5 simple steps to help reduce your cat's anxiety and stress.
Does your cat have reoccurring hairballs? Do you find a new one every week in a strange place in your home? Find out what causes them, how they are treated, and how you can prevent them.
Feline Hepatic Lipidosis (fatty liver disease) is one of the most common of deadly diseases found in cats, which is recognized by the yellow coloring of a cat's ears, gums, or eyes.
Explore what causes epilepsy in cats and some of the treatments that can be used. The author has been through it with a cat of her own. Helpful tips on forestalling an imminent seizure are included.
Cat flu is a virus which can be passed on to any cat, and most cats are carriers. There are 3 different strains. Most cats can recover from cat flu but are susceptible to secondary viruses.
Keeping your pet healthy is the most important thing you will ever do for your pet. Here are some great questions and answers on common cat medical issues, from the color of their tongue to eating habits, neutering, feline leukemia, and more.
If your cat has been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, you may be left with many questions. What is the cost of treatment? What if I don't treat my cat? The questions are numerous. Here are some helpful answers.
We got our first Savannah kitten in March 2017. At the age of 14 weeks, Luna was diagnosed with feline infectious peritonitis, a fatal and incurable disease. After some fast research, phone calls, and pure luck, we flew her to the University of California, Davis, for a brand new FIP drug trial.
Cats pant for many reasons, and it is important to find out why! Read on for more information on the reasons why your cat may be panting and what you can do about it!
When a cat coughs, it doesn't seem natural or healthy and can be scary for the cat's owner. What causes a cat to cough and what can we do about it?
When a normally healthy cat won't eat, it can be scary! Read on for a discussion about the reasons why a cat might not be eating and what you can do about it!
Did you know that the leading cause of death in older cats is feline cancer? As our kitties are living longer, they're becoming more susceptible to cancer. Here's what every cat-lover should know about this dreaded disease.