Is your cat shedding excessively? Are you finding cat fur on your clothes, furniture, and constantly floating in the air? While it is not as disturbing as cat litter being everywhere, this problem still calls for an action plan. And here it is! In this article, you are going to find out why cats shed fur, what is considered to be normal and excessive shedding in cats, and how to stop your cat from shedding so much.
Is your cat dragging his bottom on the carpet? This behavior is a good reason to visit a veterinarian because it is commonly linked to anal gland problems in cats. In this article you will learn why cats drag their bottoms along the floor and what to do to make it stop.
Last week, we talked about the signs of hyperthyroidism in cats and possible treatments. In today’s article, you are going to learn about the possible causes of hyperthyroidism and ways to avoid this dangerous disease.
Hyperthyroidism is among the most common diseases in middle-aged and older cats, and untreated hyperthyroidism can have a lethal outcome. In this article, you will learn how to recognize symptoms of hyperthyroidism in cats and what to do if you suspect your cat might have it.
Did you just bring your cat home from a veterinary clinic and noticed that you don’t remember much of what your vet told you? Don’t worry! In this article, you are going to learn how to take care of your cat after surgery and to make sure the recovery process is fast, safe and as pleasant to you and your animal as possible.
Earlier, we talked about the possible actions to take if your cat does not drink enough water, as well as how to avoid and treat dehydration in cats. A less common (but still dangerous) situation occurs when a cat begins to drink more water, but this additional drinking goes unnoticed by the cat’s owner. Do YOU know how much water your cat drinks?
Obesity in dogs and cats is among the most common problems in veterinary medicine. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than half of cats living in the United States are overweight or obese. Observation in our and our colleagues’ veterinary clinics reveal that it’s not much different here in Europe as well.
In recent weeks we talked a lot about weight loss in cats, ending our discussion with a guide for creating and managing your cat’s weight loss. But there are several more things you can do to make your cat’s diet more effective and healthy. Find out about those in this article.
Weight loss, whether for overweight cats, dogs or humans, is said to improve the health of the subject. That is certainly true, but in order to become a reality, weight loss must be carried out the right way. Even if it’s “just a cat!”
How do you tell if your cat is fat? Does your cat need a veterinary examination to determine this? No, you can do so at home. In this article, you will learn how to tell if your cat is overweight or not.