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Cat Care Tips, Cat Advice & Health Information.

Why Do Cats Snore?

Why do cats snore? Is cat snoring normal? Cats love to sleep and we all know that. Cats snore while sleeping and they are sort of stress reliever for them as well as a major risk to their lives. there are many cat snoring causes which may affect the cat health. Today we are going to […]

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What to Consider When Choosing a Cat Bed

“Catnap” is a great phrase which conjures up images of taking comforting and fulfilling daytime snoozes and that’s exactly what you would expect to see a happy pet doing in the home. To try and ensure that when your kitty takes forty winks they choose to sleep in their own space rather than curling up […]

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Feline Diarrhea

Diarrhea in cats is not a disease, but merely a symptom of an underlying disease. You should be aware that persistent diarrhea can cause severe dehydration. Dehydration will rob your cat of essential fluids and nutrients which can prove to be fatal if not treated in time. Causes There are numerous things that can cause […]

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Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Feline inflammatory bowel disease develops when the intestinal tract is home to too many inflammatory cells. They’re sent there by the immune system to fight off an invader, although one doesn’t really exist. Although the condition makes life very uncomfortable for your cat, it can cause even more serious problems. The intestine will eventually start […]

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Feline Kidney Disease

Although it can affect younger cats, feline kidney disease is normally a problem with older cats. This condition can occur suddenly known as acute, or develop over time and be classified as chronic. Since the kidneys are responsible for eliminating toxins from the body, damage to them is very serious. Causes There are many different […]

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Feline Anemia

Blood is made up of various types of cells, with red blood cells responsible for transporting oxygen. Without enough of these cells circulating throughout the body, oxygen won’t make its way to various areas. This is known as feline anemia, and it is an important sign that some underlying disease or condition is affecting your […]

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Feline Roundworms

Feline roundworms are very common parasites. These worms, which make their way to the intestinal tract, can be anywhere between three and six inches long. Unlike most other parasites that affect the intestinal tract, they don’t attach themselves to the walls. They simply float around freely. An infestation leads to a disease known as ascariasis. […]

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Feline Herpes Virus

Feline herpes is also known as feline viral rhinotracheitis or FVR for short. It is a disease that affects your cat’s upper respiratory tract. Caused by the feline herpes virus type 1 (FHV-1), it can affect a cat of any age or breed. Transmission The feline herpes virus is shed in bodily secretions from the […]

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Feline calicivirus

Feline calicivirus is also known as FCV. This disease is brought on by a viral infection and usually causes mild flu-like symptoms which rarely cause serious problems. Most cats are vaccinated against this illness, but the virus that causes it is still prevalent. Cause Calicivirus in felines is caused by a virus spread through contact […]

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Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

Like its name suggests, the feline immunodeficiency virus attacks your cat’s immune system. It weakens the system and prevents it from eliminating various diseases it normally would be able to. Transmission The immunodeficiency virus in cats is usually transmitted due to biting. Infected mothers can also pass the virus along to her kittens. The kittens […]

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