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Allergies & Asthma

LATEST How to Manage Your Cat’s Allergies Through Diet Control

Cats are not immune to food allergies, and while allergic reactions may not be as prevalent in cats as they are in dogs, they still occur quite frequently across numerous breeds. Food allergies usually cause symptoms such as vomiting, diar… Read More

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Arthritis & Joint Pain

LATEST Legg-Perthes Disease In Dogs And Cats

Legg-Perthes disease is a degenerative hip joint disease where through the loss of blood supply, the head of the femur completely disintegrates. This can cause a lot of pain to your pet and possibly lead to other chronic bone and joint dis… Read More

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Blog

LATEST Calming an energetic kitten

Energetic kittens can be a handful to deal with. They’re full of energy and can dash around the house. Training kittens, as a result, isn’t easy but necessary as a rambunctious kitten can quickly wipe out any patience you have left. In thi… Read More

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Dental Health

LATEST Everything You Need to Know About Caring for Your Cat’s Teeth

When it comes to feline dental care, you’d be surprised at how many owners are unaware of some of the serious health problems that a lack of proper care can create. There have been several studies done about improper dental care among dome… Read More

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Diabetes, Endocrine & Metabolic Health

LATEST Pancreatic Insufficiency In Dogs And Cats

Pancreatic insufficiency is when the small, but very important pancreas is damaged and is unable to release the digestive enzymes, leading to malnutrition. It is generally a genetic condition that is sometimes unavoidable. Find out more he… Read More

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Ear & Eye Health

LATEST Cat Eye Discharge - How to Treat Different Types of Feline Eye Issues

It’s not uncommon for cats to have to occasional “gunky” eye. However, there are situations where you might have to treat your cat’s symptoms or make a quick trip to your veterinarian.It’s not uncommon for cats to have to occasional “gunky… Read More

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Epilepsy & Neural Health

LATEST Steps to Take After Your Cat Has Its First Epileptic Seizure

Your cat is your baby and if something happens to him or her, you want to do everything you can to ensure the safety of your furbaby. Read More

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Flea & Tick

LATEST Can Humans Get Fleas?

Humans can get fleas. These pests cause more problems for our pets than for us, but we can still fall victim to their biting ways. Read More

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Food & Nutrition

LATEST Managing Your Cat’s Weight Through Dietary Changes

Throughout both the US and Europe, cats have become obese. Ironically, this problem of feline obesity is very similar to obesity among humans. Of course, the main problem in both populations can be boiled down to one thing: diet. What are … Read More

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Gastrointestinal (Stomach) Health

LATEST Irritable Bowel Syndrome In Cats

Irritable bowel syndrome in cats is usually due to stress. Cats can become stressed from moving from one home to another or even from changing the food they are used to. The important thing is recognizing the signs of irritable bowel syndr… Read More

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Grooming

LATEST Cat shedding: How to fix it

One of the prices you pay for having a cat is living with cat hair everywhere. However, there a few ways to manage your cat's shedding and prevent it from getting all over your house and clothes. Read More

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Heart Health

LATEST Heartworms in Dogs - Symptoms You Should Know

Early detection of heartworms can protect your dog from serious illness or worse. Read about heartworms in dogs and how to combat them at PetCareRx. Read More

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Hot Spots & Skin Health

LATEST Staph Infection in Dogs and Cats

Staph infections are caused by a Staphylococcus (or “staph”) bacteria. This bacteria is commonly found on the skin of people and animals, but does not cause any problems until the skin is irritated or the immune system is compromised. Read More

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Kidney & Bladder Health

LATEST Dietary Management Tips for Cats with Urinary Health Problems

There are many ways that a cat can be affected by urinary problems; urinary tract infections, FLUTD, and cystitis, to name a few. Most of these issues cause the cat’s urinary tract to stop functioning properly - that is, it makes it very d… Read More

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Kitten

LATEST How to cat-proof your home

Life's about to get a whole lot more exciting! A new cat in your life is nothing but cuteness and cuddles. However, before that new kitten steps into your home, you're going to want to make sure it's safe and fun. Read More

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Preventative & Other Health

LATEST Did Your Cat Catch A Cold?

Is it possible for a cat to catch a cold? If so, how can you prevent and treat it at home? Read More

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Senior Cat

LATEST 10 Tips On How To Care For A Senior Cat

Cats over 7-10 years are generally considered to be seniors. When your cat starts entering this age group, you’ll realize that things are beginning to change quickly. It is important to realize that senior cats have special needs and they … Read More

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Training & Behavior

LATEST How to Effectively Manage Motion Sickness in Cats

Despite cats having an innate sense of balance, they can still experience motion sickness while traveling in cars (or other types of vehicles). The biological mechanism behind this is related to the part of the inner ear that connects dire… Read More

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Travel & Lifestyle

LATEST 7 Reasons Why Cats Are the Best When Stuck at Home

How could someone describe a cat in one word?: Sweet and strong, instinctual and casual, simple and mysterious, loving and aloof, sophisticated and wild, calm and skittish, crazy, and lazy. Read More

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