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.
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.
In the previous article, we talked about the most common reasons why cats become overweight or obese. Some of the feedback we’ve received was in the spirit of, “So what if my cat is chubby? He isn’t gonna die because of it, right?”. Well, actually, cats do die of obesity.
The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention has released the latest results of its annual survey, and as of now, they say that “cats carry the largest share of the obesity burden with 57.6 percent of the population recorded as overweight or obese.” This is alarming, but to be totally honest, it’s not very surprising. Here are, in our opinion, four of the most important causes of obesity in cats. If you deal with these, your cat will once again be fit, thin, and healthy.
Spaying or neutering a cat seems a very responsible step for pet owners to take, and pet owners are increasingly viewing this surgery as an obvious thing to do. That’s good.
But have you ever wondered whether there are two sides to the story? In this article, you are going to learn not only the benefits of spaying or neutering cats but the disadvantages as well.
Vomiting in cats is very serious, and there are few occasions when you can identify and treat the cause by yourself. In this article, you will learn the most common causes of vomiting in cats and in which cases you should visit a veterinarian.
In this article we are going to list the signs of pregnancy in cats. Recently, we talked about ways to prevent pregnancy in cats as a part of our series for owners of female cats. Unfortunately, no matter how protective you are, if you have an unspayed female cat in the household, there is no guaranteed way to avoid pregnancy. Therefore, at one point or another, it might be beneficial to be able to detect signs of cat pregnancy.