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Cat Health

Search our library of cat health information that covers everything FIV to dealing with hairballs and other common health issues with cats and kittens”

Dermatophytosis in Cats – A Fungal Infection

Dermatophytosis is a fungal infection affecting the superficial layer of the epidermis and of skin keratinized adnexa (i.e. nails and hairs), which is caused by a group of fungi referred

Lyme Disease and Cats – Borrelia burgdorferi

Lyme disease is a bacterial disease that is caused by a cork-screw shaped bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. The disease is usually carried by the Ixodes variety of ticks which are

Treatment and Prevention of Hairballs

The feline species is one of the most meticulous on the planet. They spend countless hours grooming and cleaning themselves. This process is repeated before naptime and upon wakening. The

Kidney Problems in Cats

Kidney problems in cats are one of the most common health problems that can affect cats. While kidney (renal) problems and failure are one of the leading causes of death

Cat Vaccines

The use of vaccines in cats has provided an essential first defense in the prevention of an array of disease. Until recently, there was a standard set of vaccines given

House Plants and Your Cat

When Maryann Lee found her cat in a corner, body shaking with convulsions, she rushed her to the vet. After almost a week of being unsure whether her cat, Willy,