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10 Most Dangerous Diseases In Cats

We all love our feline companions and want to protect them at any cost, so we’ve put together a list of the most dangerous cat diseases that we think you should know about. Although not all cats are at risk of developing these diseases, it’s vital that you know what they are in order to recognize the symptoms. Take-Home Message...

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Should I Euthanize My Cat With Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus is a disease in cats that affects blood glucose levels due to a lack of insulin. It can be a challenging condition, but many cats go on to live long and happy lives by following the right diet and taking insulin. Some even go into full remission. Cat owners can find diabetes to be an overwhelming diagnosis. The...

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Tobramycin For Cats: Dosage & Side Effects

  Tobramycin is an antibiotic used most commonly in cats for eye infections. In this article, you will learn more specifically about the tobramycin ophthalmic ointment and solution, potential side effects to watch for, and some of the most frequently asked questions.  About Tobramycin For Cats Tobramycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. Aminoglycosides are considered bactericidal and their efficacy is dependent...

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Are Laser Toys Safe For Cats?

Most pet owners know that cats go crazy for laser toys. It's very entertaining to watch them perform Olympic-grade gymnastics while they flip about trying to catch the tiny red dot. They can be an excellent way of exercising your cat indoors as they are natural predators and adore chasing the little red light. Are laser toys safe to use...

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Felimazole For Cats: Overview, Dosage & Side Effects

Felimazole is a common brand name for the generic medication methimazole. Felimazole for cats is commonly used in veterinary medicine by vets to treat cats with hyperthyroidism. In this article, you’ll learn what Felimazole is, how it works, side effects to monitor for, and some frequently asked questions. About Felimazole For Cats Felimazole is classified as an antithyroid medication. Essentially,...

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Cat Gagging: What You Need To Know & How To Help

Have you ever noticed your cat gagging? It can be a worrying thing to observe and there are many causes for this. Some are harmless and others can be quite dangerous. It’s important to know what could be causing this in our cats and what we can do to help them if they’re gagging. What Is Gagging? Gagging is a...

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How To Treat A Cat With A Swollen Paw

A swollen paw is one of the more common ailments that cats can suffer from. This article aims to explain the possible reasons for a swollen paw, and explain to cat carers the best way to help their cat in this situation. The definition of a swollen paw is simple: the paw looks bigger than normal. It’s easy to judge...

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Why Declawing Is Bad for Your Cat & What To Do Instead

Scratching is, unfortunately, part and parcel of having a cat. It is a natural cat behavior and sometimes your cat might not understand what they can or cannot scratch. When they use their claws on you or your sofa and curtains, it can be challenging to deal with. Perhaps you’ve heard of declawing and thought it might be the solution....

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Taurine For Cats: Overview, Dosage & Side Effects

Taurine is an amino acid that is essential for normal heart function in cats. In this article you’ll learn what taurine is, why it’s essential and when it’s needed, what might happen without it, and some frequently asked questions. About Taurine For Cats Taurine is an amino acid, which is a small molecule that can combine with other amino acids...

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Diatomaceous Earth For Cats: Overview, Dosage & Side Effects

Diatomaceous earth is a powdered material that may be used as a natural mechanical insecticide and dewormer, and as a health supplement. In this article, you’ll learn what diatomaceous earth for cats is, its most common uses, precautions to be aware of, and some frequently asked questions. About Diatomaceous Earth For Cats Diatomaceous earth is a colorless to gray, fine-powdered...

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