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Category Veterinary Medicine

Recognizing Pain in Aging Cats

As cats age, we generally see changes in their behavior. The wild and crazy playful activities we associate with kittens gives way to adult cats sleeping in the sun and prowling around the house. We commonly presume senior cats will… Continue Reading →

Nutrition – General Feeding Guidelines for Cats

Feeding your cat the appropriate amount of a well-balanced diet is vital to the maintenance of overall health and well-being, just as eating a well-balanced diet is for us. In order to understand how and what to feed cats, it… Continue Reading →

Cat Behavior Problems – Nocturnal Activity

Why does my cat seem to be most active at nights? Some cats are active at night, or are awake and “raring to go” very early in the morning. Since many owners are out at work or school during the… Continue Reading →

Wellness Testing for Cats

What is wellness testing? Wellness testing is a program of check-ups and blood tests designed to detect early or hidden disease in pets that appear to be healthy. Why should I do wellness testing? Cats are very good at masking illness,… Continue Reading →

Ear Canal Tumors

What are tumors of the ear canal? Tumors of the ear canal are abnormal growths that can develop from any part of the ear canal (the skin, the glands of the skin that produce earwax and oil, and the underlying… Continue Reading →

Ataxia in Cats

My cat suddenly became unsteady on her feet, almost as though she was drunk. She was diagnosed with something called ataxia. What is that? The word ataxia incoordination within the nervous system. The abnormal movement can occur in the legs, the head, the… Continue Reading →

Vestibular Disease in Cats

What is vestibular disease in cats? Vestibular disease is a condition in which a cat suddenly develops incoordination, falling or circling to one side, involuntary darting of the eyes back and forth (called nystagmus), a head tilt, and often nausea… Continue Reading →

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