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Early Spay/Neuter for Kittens

 Subscribers OnlyChances are you already know the benefits of preventing cats from reproducing: It greatly helps to curb overpopulation, it can improve...

Feline Thyroid Gland Disease

 Subscribers OnlyAs an old proverb would have it, good things often come in small packages, and this is certainly true where the feline thyroid gland is...

Promising Research for HCM

Research recently demonstrated that the novel drug, MYK-461, proved effective in a small study of five cats with a naturally-occurring...

Advice for the Feline Caregiver

 Subscribers OnlyIt requires a special kind of devotion to care for a chronically ill pet. Here are expert tips to make some of the necessary tasks easier...

Mast Cell Tumors in Cats

 Subscribers OnlyLuckily, a diagnosis is usually not difficult and surgical removal is straight-forward. Here are the common signs that are associated...

Your Kitten’s “Baby” Teeth

 Subscribers OnlyIn rare cases, kittens don’t automatically lose their baby teeth and will require oral surgery. Here are the signs to look for and...

Understanding the Polydactyl Cat

 Subscribers OnlyMany cat lovers find them to be exceptionally endearing, but what is the story behind the extra toes? And does the polydactyl cat require...

Is Your Cat Anorexic?

It's important to understand why the anorexia syndrome happens, the harmful effects it can have on your cat's health — and the...

Understanding Anemia in Cats

 Subscribers OnlyLike every veterinarian, I evaluate the mouth and gums of my patient whenever I perform a physical examination. I expect to find nice...

What Nausea Can Indicate in Cats

Your cat Dotty is typically a big eater, showing up excitedly at feeding time each day and gobbling up every bit of food in her bowl. For...