Cats can develop many types of cancer, just like humans. It is important for cat owners to do everything they can to reduce their cat's risk and susceptibility to these deadly diseases.
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.
Feline distemper or panleukopenia is a very serious and contagious disease that can kill cats. Fortunately, a vaccine can protect cats from the distemper virus.
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.
If your cat regurgitates partially digested food every now and then, you need not worry, but if your cat is throwing up persistently and you notice blood, bile or foreign objects, take them to the vet. Find out why your cat is vomiting, how to get them evaluated, and how to care for them at home.
Feline Hepatic Lipidosis, aka fatty liver disease in cats, is one of the most common deadly diseases found in cats, which is noted for the yellow coloring of their ears, gums, or eyes.
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.
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 included.
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.
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.
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!
Keeping your pet healthy is the most important thing you will ever do for your pet. Here are some great questions and answers you may have to when should they be neutered, to what is feline leukemia.
Cats can sometimes stop eating because of stress or health issues. If your cat stops eating it is important to find the cause and get them to start eating again. Here are tips for getting it to eat.
There’s a difference between blind cats that are born blind and cats who suffer from sudden blindness caused by disease or accident. My cat was born blind and this is how we coped with that fact.
Learn more about the signs of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and how it is treated. Also, learn how to prevent FIV.