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All posts by Dr. Kathryn Primm

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Cat Sharpen His Claws?

Everyone’s cat does the stretch-scratch posture. We have dubbed it “sharpening claws”, but th...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Cat Yowl At Me?

You just went into the bedroom or bathroom and you shut the door behind you. Your cat was following...

Ask A Vet: Why Are Cats Territorial?

We all know that cats can have issues with other cats. In fact, cats being territorial can create a...

Ask A Vet: Can My Cat See In The Dark?

Your cat is awake sometimes when you are not.  She seems to be able to tell right where you are in...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Cat Twitch His Tail?

As a veterinarian, I have the privilege of seeing cats every day in all stages of emotion. Since I ...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Cat Ignore Me When I Call Her?

Have you ever been calling your cat only to have him glance over his shoulder and keep right on goi...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Cat Only Like Canned Food?

Wouldn’t it be convenient to offer your cat dry kibble all the time? Dry kibble does not have to ...

Ask A Vet: Why Does My Cat Scratch My Stuff?

Scratching is a normal conduct for feline species. Cat people expect their cats to mark and claw. S...

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 ...