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What Does It Mean When Cats Drool?

A drooling cat may be rare, but itโ€™s also an adorable sight. Still, itโ€™s important for you to know when the drool is harmless, and when it points to a bigger problem! Read

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What Does It Mean When Cats Drool? By ContentFly

A drooling cat may be rare, but itโ€™s also an adorable sight. Still, itโ€™s important for you to know when the drool is harmless, and when it points to a bigger problem!

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What is a High White Blood Cell Count in Cats? By Ellen Thompson

White blood cells fight off infections in your cat's body. If your cat has a high white blood cell count, that is a clear sign that something is wrong.

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What is Cat Scratch Fever? By Meredith Alling

Youโ€™ve probably heard of โ€œcat scratch feverโ€ thanks to Ted Nugentโ€™s famous song. But cat scratch fever -- actually known as cat scratch disease -- is more than just the basis for a groovy 70s jam; itโ€™s an infection caused by bacteria carried in flea feces.

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What Is Feline Babesiosis? By Roy Higgs

Feline babesiosis is a vector-borne disease caused by the Babesia Felis parasite. The infection causes anemia, lethargy, fever, and fatigue in affected cats.

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What Is Feline Hyperesthesia By Madeleine Burry

Feline hyperesthesia is one of those health conditions that's hard to diagnose and even more difficult to treat because of the strange symptoms that come a long with it. Learn more here.

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What Makes a Dog or Cat Lose Weight? By Madeleine Burry

There are several ways to tell if your pet is underweight, and the problem should be addressed right away. See what can cause a dog or cat to be under their ideal weight.

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What to Do About Cat Hiccups By Sora Wondra

Cats get hiccups too, though they may not sound like people hiccups do. Learn how to recognize them and treat your cat.

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What To Do About Your Cat Or Dogโ€™s Runny Eyes By Meredith Alling

Does your cat or dog have gooey gunk coming from their eyes and tear-stained fur? If this happens every once in a while, itโ€™s probably nothing too serious. However if your petโ€™s tears are continuous or yellowish in color, itโ€™s time to visit the vet. Here weโ€™ll look at what to do about dog and cat runny eyes.

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What to Do If a Lizard Bites Your Cat? By Roy Higgs

Cats are known for being inquisitive and vibrant yet these characteristics can occasionally land them in danger. In this article, we will discuss how to treat a lizard bite on your cat and how to recognize the signs.

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What to Do When Your Pet Gets Tapeworm By Maureen Ryan

Tapeworms are one type of parasite that can make a home out of your cat or dog. To keep your pet safe from the dreadful grip of tapeworm, take a look at these articles.

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What Will Happen if Your Feline Friend Consumes Too Many Strawberries? By Roy Higgs

Cats can eat strawberries but in moderation. Consuming too many strawberries can harm your cat, so proceed with caution. Give them strawberry treats but not as many times as she asks for.

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Whatโ€™s Special About a Dedicated Cat Clinic By Maureen Ryan

Clinics that cater exclusively to felines try to ensure that cats receive the specialized care and attention they need but might not get with general vets.

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Whatโ€™s the Cost of Heartworm Treatment? By Mary Kearl

Heartworm is a scary disease that has the potential to be fatal to your pet. Sadly, there aren't any treatment options for cats, and although there are treatment options out there for dogs, these can be very expensive. Find out here what you can expect to pay for heartworm prevention versus treatment.

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When to Neuter A Cat By Lauren Leonardi

There are many great benefits to neutering your cat. Learn what those benefits are and when the best time for neutering is right here.

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When to Spay a Cat By Lauren Leonardi

Spaying your female cat is always a big decision. Who doesn't love new kittens running around the house? But there are many benefits of spaying for both cats and pet parents alike. Find out here what they are and when is the best time to get your cat fixed.

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When to Take a Cat to the Vet By Madeleine Burry

It is hard to know when to take your cat to the vet, since they have no way of letting you know what is bothering them or how serious it is. Rather that rushing out the door every time your cat looks at you funny, read this before you make an unnecessary trip to the vet.

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Whipworms in Dogs and Cats By Kat Sherbo

Whipworms are parasites that attach to your pet's intestinal wall and can cause diarrhea and anemia. Learn how to prevent and treat whipworm infections in dogs and cats.

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Who Should Buy Pet Insurance? By Maureen Ryan

Pet insurance may not be for everyone. Learn how pet insurance works and what to consider when deciding whether purchasing pet insurance is right for you and your pet.

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Why Chocolate Is Bad for Dogs and Cats By Jesse Feldman

There are many foods that pet parents enjoy that dogs and cats should steer clear of, and an important one is chocolate. Learn more here about why this sweet indulgence is so harmful to our furry friends and could even be fatal.

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Why is My Pet Coughing? By Madeleine Burry

Upper respiratory infections are easily spread and affects both cats and dogs alike. Read on for symptoms and common treatments.

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Why Is Your Cat Limping and What Can You Do to Help By Roy Higgs

Cats' limping can result from a range of ailments, from small wounds to catastrophic illnesses. We explore the causes and recovery options in this article.

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Why Pet Medications Are Cheaper at Online Pet Stores By Ellen Thompson

Ever wonder why pet meds cost so much when you purchase them from your veterinarian? Here's why buying from online pet stores is more cost effective.

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Your Cat's Pregnancy Health By Lauren Leonardi

If your cat is expecting, find out what you'll need to know about any health or behavior changes or problems that may come up.

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Your Lethargic Cat - How to Tell If They Are One, and What You Can Do to Help By Mary Kearl

Cats are great at many things, and sleeping is at the top of the list. However, it is possible that a cat can sleep too much, which may be the result of lethargy. Is your kitty just taking a cat nap or could something else be going on? Find out what causes lethargy, and how you can help your lethargic cat.

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