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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 air and expel contaminants. Anything that can act irritating can trigger the response. Cats are like people in that the same types of things can trigger a sneeze...

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 with his motor running and his toes are flexing and extending in a slow repetition. This opening and closing of his toes in a rhythmic way is called kneading. It...

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 ...

Ask A Vet: Why Does Cat Poop Smell So Bad?

Everyone who has ever walked by a litter box containing a fresh stool deposit knows that pungent an...

Ask A Vet: Why Does Cat Pee Smell So Bad?

You know the smell of cat urine. It lingers long after you clean the box and if your cat pees on so...

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

Have you ever tried to feed your cat a new diet? Especially if it is different from her usual food?...

From The Vet: 3 Easy Hacks To Help Your Cat Live Her Best Life

Cat owners make lots of decisions for their cats, from what they eat to how much they sleep. We all...

From The Vet: 3 Things You Must Know About Your Cat’s Butt

Cats seem to always have their rears in our face (see Why Does My Cat Put Her Rear In My Face?), bu...

From The Vet: 5 Odd Cat Behaviors Demystified

Your cat is your friend and your housemate, but he is not so far removed genetically from his early...