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From The Vet: 5 Things You Can Do To Help Protect Your Cat From Thyroid Disease

Hyperthyroidism (excessive production of thyroid hormone) in cats is growing more common. It is est...

From The Vet: 3 Things You Need To Know About Your Cat’s Eyes

Cat eyes are so beautiful that jewels have been named after them. Cat’s eye (chrysoberyl) is ...

From The Vet: 5 Subtle Signs Of Kidney Disease In Cats

Kidney Disease or Chronic Renal Failure is a common disorder in middle aged to older cats. For all ...

From The Vet: What Your Senior Cat’s Weight Says About Their Health

You know your senior cat better than anyone. You’ve probably had her with you for years.  B...

Ask A Vet: Why Is My Cat Always Licking Me?

We see mother cats grooming their babies and all cats grooming themselves. We know that licking is ...

Ask A Vet: Why Is My Cat Sneezing?

A sneeze is a reflex that occurs when something triggers tiny receptors in our noses to blast out a...

Ask A Vet: What Is The Real Reason That Cats Knead?

You have your cat on your lap and he is purring with his paws on your thigh. He is rubbing on you w...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Cat Trill?

Cats can communicate verbally in many ways. They can meow, purr, chatter and trill.  Cats have voc...

Ask A Vet: How Can I Tell If My Cat Has Arthritis?

Arthritis (more accurately, osteoarthritis or OA) is irritation of the joints and is a painful and ...

From The Vet: 5 Ways Your Cat Communicates With You

People that live with cats can easily understand certain things that they are trying to tell us. W...