Dementia, Heart Disease, Less Likely Among Cat Owners

Death from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia increased by 16 percent during the COVID pandemic, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. But people...

How Cats Point — If You’re 
Paying Attention

When people (and chimpanzees) want to draw your attention to something, they point with a finger. But what if you’re a species that doesn’t...

Illness, in Four Breaths

An untoward odor emanating from your cat’s mouth may be a clue to whether she has a specific type of disease. Here’s a rundown. Fruity...

Vaccination Anxiety Overblown

Lethargy, temporary loss of appetite, fever. Here and there a cat will suffer one of these adverse reactions to a vaccination. And once in...

What’s a Veterinary Technician?

Imagine if someone who didn’t go to nursing school could pass her or himself off as a nurse, work in a hospital or doctor’s...