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How To Care For Your Cat’s Teeth

Problems involving the gums and teeth are very common in cats. In fact, surveys have shown that as many as 70% of all cats over the age of two suffer from significant dental disease. Far from being harmless or isolated, mouth disease can eventually lead to serious systemic problems for your cat. How can you […]

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Dangerous Human Foods for Cats

It stands to reason that owners feel their cats are part of the family. However, this shouldn’t be the case when it comes to meals. Certain human foods can be quite dangerous to cats. Some may cause only mild problems, but others can cause severe health problems and even death. Keep reading to learn about […]

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Feline Vestibular Syndrome

Your cat’s vestibular system, which is inside the inner ear, is responsible for a wide range of things. It’s responsible for balance and sense of movement, which is of utmost importance to felines. It also helps cats keep images in focus and other things. Feline vestibular syndrome limits your cat’s ability to keep his posture […]

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The Benefits of Spaying or Neutering a Cat

Keeping your cat inside isn’t enough to negate the need for spaying or neutering your cat. Of course, it prevents your cat from getting pregnant or getting another one pregnant. You should also be aware that there are various health benefits involved. After your male has been neutered, he will be unable to get any […]

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Feline Liver Failure

Liver failure in felines is a very serious condition, commonly used interchangeably with liver disease. The condition can occur on either an acute or chronic basis. Acute cases develop suddenly, while chronic failure develops gradually over a period of time. Being a vital organ, the liver is responsible for performing many functions. So, if it […]

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Feline Congestive Heart Failure

The heart is obviously responsible for pumping blood throughout the body. With feline congestive heart failure, the vital organ won’t be able to pump blood efficiently anymore. This is obviously a major problem. To make matters worse, this disease isn’t curable. Cats that are diagnosed with it will likely need to take prescription medications on […]

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Feline Bladder Stones

Feline bladder stones can develop due to the accumulation of various minerals. Most cats develop either struvite or calcium oxalate stones. A few have issues with urate stones, which are made from uric acid. No matter what they’re made from, they can cause a variety of issues for cats. Their presence in the bladder can […]

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Feline Epilepsy

A brain condition known as epilepsy causes cats to have uncontrolled seizures out of nowhere. The seizures can range in severity from one to the next, with some of them even causing loss of consciousness. Causes There are many cases in which there is no known cause of the feline seizures. This is known as […]

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Feline Hypertension

Feline hypertension is also known as high blood pressure. As the name suggests, this condition occurs whenever your cat’s blood pressure in the arteries is higher than it’s supposed to be. It can be quite serious since it can cause damage to many major systems besides the cardiovascular system such as the nervous system, eyes, […]

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Feline Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a condition characterized by increased levels of thyroid hormones. This affects various body systems such as the gastrointestinal tract and heart. Feline hyperthyroidism usually affects middle-aged to older cats. Cause Hyperthyroidism in cats causes increased circulation of thyroid hormones. This normally occurs because the gland has been affected by cancerous cells. Older cats […]

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