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Dr. Sarah Wooten, DVM, CVJ


A 2002 graduate of UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Sarah Wooten is a well known international speaker in the veterinary and animal health care spaces. She has 10 years experience in public speaking and media work, and writes for a large number of online and print animal health publications. Dr. Wooten is also a certified veterinary journalist, a member of the AVMA, and has 16 years experience in small animal veterinary practice. To learn more, visit drsarahwooten.com.


Top 10 Things Your Vet Wishes You Knew

It would be so much easier if our cats came with instruction manuals, wouldn’t it? You probably have feeding and play schedules figured out, know about vaccines and flea control, and even know your cat’s favorite petting spot, but when it comes to preventing pain and disease, and helping your cat live their best life, there is much more your...

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10 Popular Cat Myths Completely Debunked By A Vet

Cats are surrounded by myths and misconceptions. Some are harmful, some are harmless, and others are downright strange. In this article, we're going to break down some of the most common ones. Read on to learn the truth about 10 of the most common myths and Misconception about cats. 

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Cat Dander: Allergies, Removal and Treatment

If you find yourself sneezing, having watery eyes, skin rashes, a runny nose, or asthma attacks around cats, then you are likely allergic to cat dander. Cat dander is a normal part of having a cat, but if you have allergic reactions to cat dander, then what? Fortunately, there are things you can do to minimize cat dander in your...

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10 Subtle Signs Your Cat May Be Sick

While most pet parents can recognize the obvious signs of sickness in cats, including vomiting, diarrhea, or runny eyes, you may not know the more subtle signs that cats express when they aren’t feeling well. This is because, in nature, cats are a predator of small animals, but they are also prey to animals like coyotes. Therefore, to keep themselves...

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The 10 Things That Cats Hate Most

While most pet parents want to treat their cats well and rarely intentionally do things that stress their cats out, the fact is that humans often unknowingly do things that cause stress to cats. Here are the top ten things that cats hate that can cause stress, and how to mitigate or avoid these issues altogether.

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Can Cats Get Hiccups? Here’s What You Need To Know

Do cats get hiccups? just like humans and all other mammals, the answer is yes, cats hiccup. You may not recognize them because cat hiccups sound a little bit different than dog or human hiccups. Cat hiccups sound more like a chirp than the classic hiccupping sound. Cat hiccups are more rare than dog hiccups, and while they are usually completely...

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Stress In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Cats are very good at hiding signs that they are stressed. The reason for this is because the domestic house cat evolved from the African wildcat, which was both a predator to small animals and prey to large animals, and showing signs of stress or pain would make the cat seem like an easy target to predators. Some stress is...

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Cat Giving Birth: What You Need To Know?

Whether you are intentionally breeding your cat, or, more commonly, are suddenly surprised that your cat is pregnant, you need to know what to expect when your cat is expecting. In this article, we will be covering the basics of how cats give birth, the birthing process and the stages of labor, what to do when your cat is birthing,...

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9 Unmistakable Signs Your Cat Loves You

While you may know that cats can experience feelings of love and attachment to humans and other animals, you may not recognize some of the signs your cat uses to express affection. How to Tell if Your Cat Loves You  Here are the top 7 signs that your cat really digs you:

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4 Common Causes Of Flatulence In Cats

All mammals, including cats, have flatulence, which is simply defined as gas in the stomach, intestines, and colon. A small amount of intestinal gas is normal, but if you are noticing your cat passing excessive gas, excessively foul smelling gas, or if gas is accompanied by diarrhea, vomiting, weight loss, or loss of appetite, then it could indicate an underlying...

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