Category: Cat Health

Cat Health

Eyes Conjunctivitis is common in cats, and can vary from mild infections called "gum eye" to more serious conditions caused by the Chlamydia organism. Gum eye is mostly seen in kitten just after their eyes have opened at about seven…

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Washing your cat is time-consuming, but if you have a show cat they are essential. If the cat was not introduced to bathing as a kitten, then it may be handy to have two people there to bathe the cat.…

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Breeding cats is not a decision to take lightly; there are a lot of things that could go wrong. Cat breeding requires a lot of financial commitment and a lot of time; if you are thinking of becoming a professional…

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When a cat grooms itself, it uses its tongue, teeth, paws and claws. The cat’s tongue has a rough surface, which, combined with saliva, helps to remove dirt from the fur. Cats are very flexible but there are some areas…

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A lot of research has gone in to special diets for cats with conditions such as heart disease, digestive disorders, lower urinary tract disease and obesity. If you think your cat needs a special diet, talk to your vet, as…

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A cat requires a balance of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water. If you feed your cat at regular times and offer a range of foods, following the guidelines, it should get all of those. Proteins are made up…

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The cat lives more than half of its life in the senior years. As cat owners we want to keep that in mind and be sensitive to their needs as they grow older, including what they should be eating. You…

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It is important when selecting a veterinarian to find one that is not only a medical expert, but also one that cares about your animal’s well being. You want them to become your pet’s second-best friend, as well as your…

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So when do you take your cat to see the veterinarian? The biggest mistake that happens when getting a new cat is not taking it to a veterinarian for a routine checkup. There are some people who think that you…

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Have you ever received a cat massage? Do you know what a cat massage is? It is where your frisky little friend hops on your back and gives you a gentle massage. This little technique is actually something that my…

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