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....
Dental Care for Your Cat

Dental Care for Your Cat

Just because the only prey your cat may be chasing these days are cat nip and stuffed toys, doesn’t mean there teeth should be neglected. Healthy teeth and gums will increase the overall health of your cat. Preventative dental care and teeth cleanings will reduce many...
The Basics of Paw Care for Cats

The Basics of Paw Care for Cats

Imagine how hard it would be to get around with your arms and legs in pain. It would make it hard for you to function and enjoy life. The same goes for cats, they use their paws for everything. That is why it is so important to examine their paws regularly. Here are a...
Keeping the Peace in a Multiple Cat Home

Keeping the Peace in a Multiple Cat Home

Having multiple cats in one home can be like having multiple children. They can be sweet and cute and the next moment you are refereeing fights between them. Cats are no different in this regard. Each has their own unique personality with his or her preferences....