Never Feed This to an Orphaned or Newborn Kitty

Written by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker | Article Featured on Mercola Pets

If you’ve just welcomed a new kitten to the family and you’re like most new pet parents, you probably have questions about how to give your little fluffball the best start in life. Since what you feed your new furry baby will . . . → Read More: Never Feed This to an Orphaned or Newborn Kitty

This Pet Health Bombshell Should Horrify You, yet Almost Everyone Ignores It

By Dr. Karen Shaw Becker | Article Featured on Mercola Pets

Sadly, I’ve lost count of how many years pet obesity has been on the rise, along with all the disorders that inevitably result when animals are overfed and under-exercised.

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This Disorder Looks Like Dirt, but Can Feel Intensely Painful

Cats differ from other animals in too many ways to count, including some of the disorders they acquire. One example is hyperesthesia, a bizarre condition known in layman’s terms as rippling or rolling skin syndrome, or twitchy cat syndrome. And then there’s hepatic lipidosis, also called fatty liver syndrome, which is a very serious . . . → Read More: This Disorder Looks Like Dirt, but Can Feel Intensely Painful

What Can I Give My Cat For Constipation?

Article Dr. TB Thompson | Featured on Pet Life Today

Constipation is a condition in cat where they have trouble emptying their bowels and is usually associated with abnormally hard feces. Constipation happens occasionally even in healthy cats, but when it happens more than once a month, there may be a more serious problem. . . . → Read More: What Can I Give My Cat For Constipation?

Tips for Preventing Cancer in Cats

Cats are susceptible to many of the same diseases that can affect humans. Cancer is no exception. Cats can and do get cancer, albeit not as commonly as dogs and people. Unfortunately, in cats, cancer tends to be more aggressive.

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5 Common Causes of Choking in Pets

By Sarah Wooten, DVM | Article Featured on PetMD

When a dog or cat chokes, it can be a scary situation for any pet parent. Fortunately, if you know the most common choking hazards in pets, then you can get your pet the help she needs and, in some cases, prevent choking all together. . . . → Read More: 5 Common Causes of Choking in Pets

Busted! 9 Common Cat Myths Debunked

By Jacque Lynn Schultz, C.P.D.T., Companion Animal Programs Adviser. National Outreach | Featured on PetFinder

Myth 1 – Cats have 9 Lives

The myth most likely originated from Egyptian gods and religions, where sun god Atum-Ra, one of the Ennead, or the Nine would assume the form of the cat when visiting the underworld. . . . → Read More: Busted! 9 Common Cat Myths Debunked

What to do if your cat is suddenly lethargic

By MARY KEARL | Featured on PetCareRx

Cats are great at many things, and sleeping is at the top of the list. However, it is possible that a cat can sleep too much, which may be the result of lethargy. Is your kitty just taking a cat nap or could something else be going . . . → Read More: What to do if your cat is suddenly lethargic

Does Your Cat Have Whisker Stress?

By Dr. Sarah Wooten | Article Featured on PetMD

If you are noticing that your cat is all of a sudden making messes with her cat food, pulling food out of her bowl to eat on the floor, or is more finicky about her food, some say that whisker stress could be to blame.

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5 Subtle Yet Visible Signs that Your Cat is Aging

5 Subtle Yet Visible Signs that Your Cat is Aging

By Jessica Vogelsang, DVM | Featured on PetMD

“Cats are the great pretenders.” So goes one of the common tropes of feline ownership, and in many cases it’s true. Cats are subtle creatures, not ones for making a big scene whenever they feel under . . . → Read More: 5 Subtle Yet Visible Signs that Your Cat is Aging