Tag Archives: feline health

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

13 Jun

Feline immunodeficiency virus is also referred to as feline fiv, fiv, feline aids, feline aids virus, and cat aids.

via Feline Immunodeficiency Virus.

Prevention key with feline heartworm disease

10 Jun

Most dog owners are aware that infected mosquitoes can transmit deadly heartworm disease to dogs, but fewer people know the disease can affect cats as well.

via U of I pet column: Prevention key with feline heartworm disease – The Daily Journal: Local Columnists.

Understanding scratching behavior in cats

14 May

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Scratching behavior is considered part of the cat’s normal repertoire of behavior patterns. While scratching allows for the removal of the claw sheaths, it is also an important means for visual and chemical communication.

via Understanding scratching behavior in cats | Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation.

Feline acne

25 Jun

Feline acne is a common problem in cats. Cat guardians usually notice small, oily black bumps on the cat’s chin, very similar to blackheads in humans. These blackheads may become red and itchy if they get infected.

via Feline acne | The Conscious Cat.

Cat Wisdom 101 » Cat Care at the Tail End Of Life

21 Jun

No one want to think about their cat lingering over a long illness and dying, but palliative care is about making the tail end of a cat’s life comfortable and humane. Our guest Vet 101 post today is with veterinarian Dr. Letrisa Miller.

via Cat Wisdom 101 » Cat Care at the Tail End Of Life.

Happy Cat Month 2011

5 Sep

Join the AVMA and the CATalyst Council in celebrating Happy Cat Month this September, and celebrate your cat’s health all year round!

via Happy Cat Month 2011 – YouTube.

Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation: Understanding Feline Drug Toxicities

26 Aug

They postulate that this genetic variation arose as a consequence of the felid diet, which is primarily animal-based rather than plant-based.

via Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation: Understanding Feline Drug Toxicities.

To DeClaw or Not? What’s a Cat Owner To Do?

8 Aug

I was very surprised; however, to find out the procedure is much more than a simple “toe nail trim”.

via To DeClaw or Not? What’s a Cat Owner To Do? – Chartiers Valley, PA Patch.

Feline Urinary Issues: The Importance of Water Consumption

5 Aug

Cats need water, but their nature and domestic lives sometimes work against them.

via Feline Urinary Issues: The Importance of Water Consumption | petMD.

Senior Dementia in Cats: Common Signs of Feline Senility

25 Jul


Senior Dementia in Cats: Common Signs of Feline Senility

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