Matters of the Heart: Hypertension

One out of every three adults has high blood pressure or hypertension. As with humans, this health problem is seen in cats and dogs.Primary hypertension occurs...more
Plants Toxic to Cats

Which Holiday Plants are Toxic to Cats?

Many people are decorating their homes for the holidays, but pet owners should be aware that some plants used for holiday decorating can be dangerous to cats...more
Feline Hyperthyroidism

Feline Hyperthyroidism: Symptoms and Treatments

This common disease is caused by an overproduction of thyroid hormones, called T3 and T4, due to dysfunction of the thyroid glands in the cat’s neck. There are...more
Enrichment for Cats

Bored Cat?

1. Leaving a trail of treats that lead to a hidden reward, such as a piece of chicken 2. Hanging a few unreachable mobiles around the home 3. Placing a few...more

11 People Foods for Cats

True Carnivores

True Carnivores

The first and most crucial ingredient in maintaining your cat’s well-being is, of course, her diet. To that end, you must give her the best food you can, in...more


Every cat person becomes more familiar than they’d wish with hairballs, those wet masses of fur that cause cats to retch and vomit. It’s a disconcerting though...more


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