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Feeding the Cat With FLUTD

Feeding the Cat With FLUTD

It can be a complex diagnosis, and it requires a specific feeding program. That's why it's so important to rely on a veterinary diagnosis and advice for its treatment.

December 2016 - Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is commonly seen in cats, and it has many different causes. FLUTD isn’t a specific disease itself, but actually a broad term that describes any physical illness or condition that affects the lower urinary tract — the urinary bladder and urethra (the tube that’s connected to the bladder which carries urine to the outside of the body).

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Safeguarding Your Cat Against Winter Hazards

Safeguarding Your Cat Against Winter Hazards

Frigid temperatures and icy conditions pose special threats to your cat's safety and well-being. Here's what you can do to keep her safe.

With the arrival of winter, you should take the necessary measures to protect your cat against the health hazards that cold, inclement weather can create. Most vulnerable to various cold-weather disorders are those cats who spend all or the bulk of their time outdoors.

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Unhappy Bedfellows?

Unhappy Bedfellows?

Here's how to maintain a close bond with your cat and still get a good night's sleep.

Nothing is more appealing to many cat lovers than snuggling up with a beloved feline companion, whether it’s during some relaxing television time, reading an engrossing book or even turning in for the night. But what happens if you’re a person who tends to wake up easily, in the middle of the night, and then ends up staring at the alarm clock for several hours before you need to get ready for work?

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Appetite Stimulants for Cats

Appetite Stimulants for Cats

It's important to understand the serious nature of weight loss, the harmful effects it can have on your cat's health and common ways to improve appetite.

As a feline practitioner, I frequently hear the word “finicky” to describe the state of a cat’s appetite. The word was popularized in the 1970s by Morris, who was marketed as “the world’s most finicky cat” — deigning to eat 9Lives® only. And the word “finicky” has been firmly rooted in our vernacular ever since.

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