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  • 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.

    Hope for Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP): Our Cat Luna's Story of Success

    Hope for Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP): Our Cat Luna's Story of Success

    by Debra Roberts2

  • 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.

    How to Clean Kitten Eyes That Are Matted Shut

    How to Clean Kitten Eyes That Are Matted Shut

    by Layne Holmes0

  • 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.

    Why Is My Cat Vomiting and What Should I Do?

    Why Is My Cat Vomiting and What Should I Do?

    by Sherry Haynes11

  • 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.

    Hepatic Lipidosis (Fatty Liver Disease) in Cats

    Hepatic Lipidosis (Fatty Liver Disease) in Cats

    by Liz Hardin0

  • 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.

    Epilepsy in Cats:  Is My Cat Having a Seizure?

    Epilepsy in Cats: Is My Cat Having a Seizure?

    by Liz Elias32

  • 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.

    Cancer in Cats: What You Should Know About Feline Cancer

    Cancer in Cats: What You Should Know About Feline Cancer

    by Darlene Norris10

  • 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.

    Why Is My Cat Losing Weight? Feline Hyperthyroidism FAQs

    Why Is My Cat Losing Weight? Feline Hyperthyroidism FAQs

    by Layne Holmes0

  • 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!

    Why Is My Cat Panting?

    Why Is My Cat Panting?

    by Bridget F2

  • 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.

    Cat Health Questions

    Cat Health Questions

    by Angela Michelle Schultz10

  • 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.

    What To Do When Your Cat's Not Eating

    What To Do When Your Cat's Not Eating

    by L C David5

  • 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.

    How to Take Care of a Blind Cat in the Best Way

    How to Take Care of a Blind Cat in the Best Way

    by Titia Geertman7

  • 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?

    Why Does My Cat Cough?

    Why Does My Cat Cough?

    by Bridget F2

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