How to Safely Give Your Cat an Enema Without a Vet Visit (And Avoid Doing It Again)
If your cat is constipated, they are in pain and will need help to prevent the development of megacolon or other serious problems. Find out what you can use and the safest way to handle your cat during an enema.
12 Reasons Your Cat Is Drooling Too Much and How to Treat at Home
Find out what you can do at home if your cat is drooling excessively.
Tips for Home Care for Your Vomiting Cat When You Cannot Visit the Vet
When no veterinarian is available, you can treat your cat at home. Learn why cats vomit and how you can treat them without a vet visit.
Taking Care of Your Senior Cat at Home When No Vet Is Available
Many of the conditions of older cats cannot be taken care of at home and will require a veterinarian´s assistance. This article will help you take care of some things at home to improve your cat's quality of life.
How to Take Care of Your Limping Cat When No Vet Is Available
If your cat is limping and you cannot visit the vet, there are some things you can do at home. Learn how to find out what is wrong and find out some alternatives.
Types of Pain Scales Used to Assess Acute Pain in Cats
There are many different types of pain scales used to assess pain in cats. Each scale uses different techniques to assess the pain of a feline. Here's a guide to the various types in use.
Symptoms and Treatment for Vestibular Disease in Cats
The onset of vestibular disease can be quite sudden. The vestibular system controls balance in your cat. If your cat has any of these symptoms disorientation, a head tilt, loss of balance, frequent falls, abnormal eye movement, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea and lack of coordination, then get help.
How to Clean Kitten Eyes That Are Matted Shut
Kittens are adorable, but they can also be very messy. They are also prone to all sorts of eye issues and urinary tract infections (URI). If your kitten is having trouble grooming, here is what you can do to help them keep their eyes clean and clear.
Luna the Savannah Cat's Remarkable Cure From Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) With GS-441524
We purchased our Savannah kitten in March 2017. At the age of 14 weeks, Luna was diagnosed with Feline Infectious Peritonitis, a fatal and then incurable disease. After some fast research, phone calls, and pure luck, we flew to the University of California, Davis, for a brand new FIP drug trial.
What Is Feline Hepatic Lipidosis (Fatty Liver Disease)?
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.
Reducing the Risk of Cancer in Cats: 7 Ways to Prevent Cancer in Your Feline Friend
It is important for cat owners to do everything they can to reduce their cat's risk and susceptibility to cancer.
Why Is My Cat Vomiting, and What Should I Do?
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.
My Cat Tested FIV-Positive! What Should I Do?
There are many myths, misinformation, and outdated statistics circulating about FIV. In this article, we will let the truth of the matter be known. The main takeaway is that a positive test should never mean a death sentence.
How to Tell If Your Cat Is in Heat and Tips to Calm Her
A review of the signs and symptoms of a cat in heat, tips to calm her down, and the importance of prevention.
Ringworm in Cats: What Are the Signs and How Is It Treated?
How to diagnose and treat ringworm at home if your cat has this infection.
How the AeroKat Feline Aerosol Chamber Helped My Cat With Asthma
This is my unbiased review of the AeroKat Feline Aerosol Chamber, a system that allows cats with breathing difficulties to use an inhaler.
Heart Murmurs in Cats: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Heart murmurs in cats, although often benign, may actually indicate a more serious health problem.
Eye Infections in Cats: Types, Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis
Veterinarians often treat cats for eye infections, and the prognosis is often good to excellent. Viral infections are time-limited, and bacterial infections respond to medical treatment
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV): Symptoms, Prevention, and More
FIV is a viral disease in cats that causes impaired immune function. It can lead to a wide variety of signs, and it is often an underlying factor in other illnesses, such as dental disease, cancers, and flu.
Possible Reasons Why Your Cat Has a Swollen Abdomen or Belly
Wondering why your cat may have a swollen stomach? Learn more about the many reasons behind ascites and how the vet can diagnose the cause in your cat.
My Cat Beat Skin Cancer (Feline Subcutaneous Hemangiosarcoma)
For owners facing the dilemma of their cat having cancer, I hope this article helps to reassure you that your cat can survive even an aggressive form of cancer.
What to Do About Black or Brown Discharge in Cat's Ears
If your cat has discharge coming from their ear or seems to have irritation or infection, they may be in discomfort. Find out how to tell the difference between various ear problems in cats.
Cats Get Carsick, Too: Tips for Calming Kitty's Tummy
I have used these helpful strategies for traveling with a cat who is prone to motion sickness.
Common Questions About Cat Health: Tongue Color, Sneezing, and More
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.
Feline Distemper or Panleukopenia: Virus and Disease Facts
Feline distemper or panleukopenia is a very serious and contagious disease that may kill cats. Fortunately, a vaccine can protect cats from the distemper virus.