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Does PetMD Need More Cat...

Two days in a row and I’ve kept to the cats in my posts. Does that spell a trend? Not...

Health Secrets of Poppy, the...

Read about 24 year old Poppy, the cat who holds the Guinness World Record "World's Oldest Cat"

Home Health Exam For Cats

Dr. Kidd shows how to examine your cat at home for possible health issues.

Health Benefits of Functional Cat Treats

Cat owners show cats their love by giving treats as well as affection. While your everyday cat treats are basically empty calories and should be kept to a minimum, there are some special types of treats available that will give your cat a bit of supplemental nutrition.

Dental Health For Cats

Bad breath in cats is a result of serious issues happening in their mouth. Finding just the right type of product for your cat can help prevent serious oral health problems from developing.

Joint Health for Your Dog or Cat

Stuck joints can interfere with your pet's normal activity and cause other health problems, but there are some simple things to do every day that can help you pet have more healthy joints.

Do You Brush Your Cat’s Teeth?

In the interests of full disclosure, I’ll just say it at here at the beginning: I never have brushed any of my cats’ teeth. Not once.

Pet Obesity: Health Implications, Recognition, and Weight Management

Do you have a corpulent canine or flabby feline?  Can you determine if your pet is overweight or obese? What can be done to safely promote weight loss and improved health? These are all questions pet owners face in the "Battle of the Bulge: Companion Animal Edition."

Sophie’s choice: Cats vs. allergies and asthma

I suffer from allergies and mild asthma related to cat dander, dust mites, exercise, and cold, dry air. Though these allergies manifest relatively mildly as sniffling, tightness in the chest and reduced lung capacity, they play an active role in my active, cardio-infused existence. And, yes, working and living with cats makes it...

Pancreatic Cancer in Cats

Insulinomas are malignant neoplasms – fast growing cancerous tissue of the beta cells in the pancreas.

High Levels of Blood Nitrogen in Cats

An excess level of nitrogen-based substances compounds such as urea, creatinine, and other body waste compounds in the blood is defined as azotemia. It can be caused by higher than normal production of nitrogen-containing substances (with high protein diet or gastrointestinal bleeding), improper filtration in the kidneys (kidney...

Low Body Temperature in Cats

Hypothermia is a medical condition that is defined as below-normal body temperature. It has three phases: mild, moderate, and severe. Mild hypothermia is classified as a body temperature of 90 - 99°F (or 32 - 35°C), moderate hypothermia at 82 - 90°F (28 - 32°C), and severe hypothermia is any temperature less than 82°F (28°C).

Dark Spots on the Eye in Cats

Corneal sequestrum occurs when the cat has dead corneal tissue (or dark spots in the cornea). It usually is caused by chronic corneal ulceration, trauma, or corneal exposure.

Does My Cat Have Asthma?

From my own personal experience, seeing my beloved cat experiencing an asthma attack is scary and confusing. After all, kitties regularly make horking noises when they cough up fur balls. How do you know the difference, why do felines get asthma in the first place, and what can you do to help her?

5 Fantasy Feline Products to Make Our Cats’ 9 Lives Better

What innovations would help our feline friends enjoy life even more, not to mention, make our lives with them better? Cats might have their own list of Jetsons-age goodies but here are some we’d like to see. Inventors, are you listening?