Behavioral Problems in Cats

Behavioral Problems in Cats

Understanding cats has been an unsolved mystery, but now the cat’s out of the bag. All feline-fanatics know that cats have their unique quirks, however, there are also many undiagnosed behavioral problems in both kittens and adult cats, alike. So, is your cat simply...
Vet Visits for Indoor Cats

Vet Visits for Indoor Cats

Regular checkups at the vet’s office are important for indoor and outdoor cats. While indoor cats are not as susceptible to disease or the dangers of wild animals, they are prone to suffer from other medical conditions. Obesity, liver and kidney issues are all common...
Feline Heartworm Q & A

Feline Heartworm Q & A

Q: How does heartworm disease differ in cats than in dogs? A: Felines are not the direct host of heartworm, and most worms do not mature to the adult stage in cats. Most affected cats are infected by 1-3 worms, vs. several hundred in dogs. Even though the worms do not...
Understanding and Preventing Stomatitis

Understanding and Preventing Stomatitis

Stomatitis, or gingivostomatitis, is inflammation or ulceration of the gums and other tissues in the mouth. This painful condition can be caused by a variety of factors including, periodontal disease, viral infections, immune-mediated diseases or exposure to toxins....