Cats

If you are looking for cat information, check out these articles that cover everything from feeding and training to caring for kittens

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...

What Does it Cost to Get a Kitten Spayed?

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If you have recently brought home a new kitten, you probably have several questions about how to best care for your new pet. One of those questions may be what...

Shaving a Long-Haired Cat

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There is nothing more beautiful than a long-haired cat. The long coat, immaculately brushed and silky feels like satin, and the shiny strands sparkle in the sun. Unfortunately, not all...

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...

Understanding Cat Reproduction

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A cat reaches reproductive maturity between five and nine months of age, or upon the time they reach 4.5 to 7.0 pounds in weight. It is possible for domestic longhaired...