Posts Tagged “cat health”

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,…

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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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