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”

Urinary Tract Infections and Cats

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If you have had the unfortunate experience of having a urinary tract problem, you are familiar with the pain and discomfort they bring. These side effects are just as serious...

What Causes Diabetes in Cats?

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For many years, veterinarians have known that obesity in cats seemed to make the obese patient more likely to get diabetes. In fact, most of us thought that overweight actually...

Cats and FIV – Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

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There are many vaccines that new cat owners are encouraged to have performed on their cat to protect against rabies, feline distemper (FPV), feline leukemia (FLV), among other cat illnesses....

Feeding Cats Canned Cat Food

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We have all heard that “you are what you eat”. When it comes to cats and cat food, this statement has never been truer. Because cats have very specific nutritional...

Dermatophytosis in Cats – A Fungal Infection

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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

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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

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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...