Posts Tagged “cat health”

7 TIPS FOR CAT SUNBURN PAIN

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7 TIPS FOR CAT SUNBURN PAIN

by Amy Shojai Long sunny days can bring misery for people—and their pets. Cat fur offers great protection against the sun in most cases, so it’s rare for kitties to develop sunburn. When they do, it’s the thinly-furred regions that suffer the worst risk. Sunburn can turn ear tips crispy, the bridge of the nose…

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Meet Otis the Cat-A Senior Who Has Become a Star

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Meet Otis the Cat-A Senior Who Has Become a Star

Otis is a senior cat who had to have its ears removed due to an illness called Otitis externa, and his owners had given him to the Feline Rescue Association (FRA) of Baltimore as they couldn’t afford the vet bills. For Molly Lichtenwalner, 23, it was love at first sight.  It was important to Molly to…

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Best Selling Cat Author Offering a Three Book Giveaway

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Best Selling Cat Author Offering a Three Book Giveaway

In celebration of Adopt A Cat Month (no matter what age cat you love), I’m hosting a cat book give-away of paw-tographed copies of THREE CAT BOOKS ($60 value): Complete Kitten Care Cat Facts: The Pet Parent’s A-to-Z Home Care Encyclopedia Complete Care for Your Aging Cat. Yes, these are physical books and I’m willing…

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My Pet Has a Lump – What Should I Do?

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My Pet Has a Lump – What Should I Do?

by Calder Vets, Finding a lump is a common reason for an owner to bring their pet to see the vet. Finding a lump can create a lot of anxiety; we often fear the worst since most of us have experienced either a family member or pet being diagnosed with ‘cancer’. The good news is that…

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Your Cranky Cat May Have IBS: Get the Poop on IBS

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Your Cranky Cat May Have IBS:  Get the Poop on IBS

by Annie Anderson If your feline has been showing continuous signs of symptoms such as diarrhea, accompanied by occasional vomiting and/or bloating, chances are that he is suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that is characterized by discomfort and inflammation of a cat’s bowels, but it is not linked…

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The Invisible World of Cats

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The Invisible World of Cats

By Janet Marlow, Founder and CEO of Pet Acoustics Inc. Pet product innovator, composer, sonic behaviorist Have you wondered why your cat magically slips away before you hear a knock on your door?  Or why he becomes agitated before you detect any sign of a thunderstorm? In the air, where sound and noise travel, exist…

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Handsome George Turns 23- But Not That Unusual for This Family

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Handsome George Turns 23- But Not That Unusual for This Family

Most people are very fortunate if their cat reaches 20 years or more in age, and it is still considered rare, but not for Cindy Hauff and her husband.  Handsome George just turned 23, but her other cats are not far behind. They have two cats that are 16 and one that is 19, and in the…

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Cat Saved By Extremely Rare Heart Surgery

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Cat Saved By Extremely Rare Heart Surgery

May 14, 2015 – Vanilla Bean, a 1-year-old female Burmese cat from Mill Valley, California, was brought to a veterinary cardiologist for respiratory distress. That vet, Dr. Kristin MacDonald, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, diagnosed her with a rare congenital heart defect that does not allow blood to flow properly through the chambers. This improper flow can…

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