Tag Archives: cats

Cats Hair Loss: Learn the Causes

14 Oct

However, it can indicate that your kitty is quite miserable. It also can, in some cases, be a sign of a more serious underlying disease that, if diagnosed promptly, may be very treatable, but without early treatment can indeed be life-threatening.

via Cats Hair Loss: Learn the Causes.

UC Davis FIP Study Seeks DNA Samples

20 Sep

The study is seeking DNA samples from cats that have been positively diagnosed with FIP, closely related individuals, as well as cats from lines that definitely have not been affected by FIP.

via The Creative Cat – UC Davis FIP Study Seeks DNA Samples.

AVMA AMENDS DECLAW POLICY ‹ The Catnip Times

20 Sep

“… the procedure is a major surgery that should only be performed after alternatives have been sought to prevent destructive clawing.”

via AVMA AMENDS DECLAW POLICY ‹ The Catnip Times.

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus: Deciding When to Euthanize

18 Sep

Calling this feline virus by the names of Feline HIV, Feline Aids, and Cat Aids leads people to believe there is a connection between HIV and FIV.

via Feline Immunodeficiency Virus: Deciding When to Euthanize.

New rabies vaccine for cats

17 Sep

The new formulation, used in their line of PUREVAX® vaccines, purports to provide protection from the rabies virus for three years without the help of adjuvants that were used in earlier formulations of the vaccine.

via New rabies vaccine.

Common Household Items That Are Hazardous for Your Cat | petMD

2 Aug

Cats do tend to be curious creatures, choosing to play with or chew on things that perhaps they shouldn’t.

via Common Household Items That Are Hazardous for Your Cat | petMD.

FIV and probiotics | Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation

1 Aug

Uninfected and FIV-infected cats were given Lactobacillus acidophilus orally and various parameters of intestinal structure and function were assessed.

via FIV and probiotics | Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation.

A Different Animal: Cancer in Pets and People

30 Jul

In this article, we take a brief look at how cancers that are important in people usually manifest differently in our pets.

via A Different Animal: Cancer in Pets and People.

Feline Stroke: It DOES Exist and Can Have a Good Prognosis

30 Jul

The good news is that they most often are not as serious as human strokes and the prognosis in many cases can be quite good.

via Feline Stroke: It DOES Exist and Can Have a Good Prognosis.

Hyperthyroidism in Cats: So Treatable if Diagnosed Early

29 Jul

The diagnosis of feline hyperthyroidism is usually simple and the treatment straightforward and very successful.

via Hyperthyroidism in Cats: So Treatable if Diagnosed Early.

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