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Complications of Acute Pancreatitis in Cats
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Complications of Acute Pancreatitis in Cats

Cats are susceptible to developing acute pancreatitis, which is a dangerous and potentially fatal illness. Learn more about it in this article. Read

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Complications of Acute Pancreatitis in Cats By Roy Higgs

Cats are susceptible to developing acute pancreatitis, which is a dangerous and potentially fatal illness. Learn more about it in this article.

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Copper Storage Hepatopathy in Cats By Roy Higgs

Copper storage Hepatopathy is a liver disease found in cats. It is caused by excessive copper amounts in the liver cells. This article talks about how to identify and overcome this liver disease in cats.

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Cowpox Virus In Cats By Roy Higgs

Cowpox is a viral disease that primarily occurs in cattle and other farm animals. The virus is also found in wild rodents, such as voles and squirrels.

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Cryptococcosis: The Most Common Systemic Fungal Disease In Cats By Roy Higgs

There is not much known about the source of the fungal disease CNF, but a lot can be deduced through common sense. The crux of the matter is to keep up your catโ€™s general well-being.

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Cryptorchidism in Cats: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

Cryptorchidism is a condition in which one or both testicles fail to remain in the scrotal sac. Find more details in this article.

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Cushing's Disease in Cats: An Overview By Roy Higgs

Cats with Cushing's Disease, also known as hyperadrenocorticism, have excessive cortisol production in their body. We discuss more of this here.

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Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs and Cats By Madeleine Burry

A rare disease that most often strikes large breed dogs, German Shepherds, and Corgis, degenerative myelopathy is a sad diagnosis. Find out what this disease is.

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Dehydration In Dogs And Cats By Meredith Alling

Water makes up 80% of your petโ€™s body, and it is necessary for all biological processes. As such, a lack of water in the body -- or dehydration -- can result in some serious health consequences. Find out what you need to know about dehydration in dogs and cats.

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Diaphragmatic Hernia in Cats: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

In cats with a feline diaphragmatic hernia, the diaphragm develops a hole or rip that allows the abdominal organs to shift into the chest cavity. This article will help cat owners to be better equipped to spot the symptoms of feline diaphragmatic hernia and seek proper care for their cats.

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Do Cheap Pet Meds Do the Trick? Generic vs. Brand Names By Lauren Leonardi

Prescription medications for pets are similar to medications for humans in that there are both generic and brand name options for many drugs. Find out here if going the cheaper route will give you the same benefits without breaking the bank.

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Do Pet Prescriptions Have Side Effects? By Sam Bourne

We are often quite conscious of the various side effects of the medications we take, but have you ever considered the side effects of your pet prescriptions? If your cat or dog is taking anything, it is a good idea to know about any secondary effects. Here are some of the most commonly taken pet prescription medications, and a list of their side effects.

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Do You Have an Obese Cat? By Team PetCareRx

Is your cat overweight because you're not following the guidelines for proper cat nutrition and care? Read how to prevent and treat feline obesity.

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Does Your Senior Cat Need to Lose Weight? By Mary Kearl

Carrying extra pounds could put your senior cat at risk of certain diseases. So what food and nutrition strategies can be implemented to help aging felines slim down and get healthy?

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Electrolyte Imbalance in Cats: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

Cats require electrolyte balance for several things like nerve and muscle function, acid-base balance, and blood pressure regulation amongst others. This article explores the signs of electrolyte imbalance and how to overcome it.

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Elongated Soft Palate in Dogs and Cats By Meredith Alling

Don't you just love those dog and cat breeds with the smooshed faces like Pugs and Persians? Although this very distinctive look might be cute, it can be the cause of breathing difficulties. Learn more about how to care for pets with shorter muzzles.

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Encephalitis and Meningitis in Cats By Roy Higgs

Meningitis affects the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord, whereas encephalitis affects the brain. Learn more in this article.

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Everything You Need to Know About Coccidia in Cats By Lauren Leonardi

Coccidia is a parasite that's hard to kill and can be quite harmful and even fatal to your precious feline. Learn all you can about these parasites, to keep your cat safe and healthy.

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False Pregnancy in Cats: A Closer Look By Roy Higgs

Female cats that haven't been spayed may experience false pregnancy, also known as pseudopregnancy. We delve into this condition further in this article.

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Feline Acromegaly: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment By Roy Higgs

A rare and frequently disregarded hormonal condition that affects cats is called feline acromegaly. In this article, we discuss this hormone disorder further.

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Feline Audiogenic Reflex Seizures By Roy Higgs

A uncommon yet deadly neurological condition known as Feline Audiogenic Reflex Seizures (FARS) affects cats. In this article, we break down all you need to know about this condition.

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Feline Blood Transfusion: When Is It Needed? By Roy Higgs

Cats with severe anemia or other blood-related illnesses frequently require life-saving blood transfusions. In this article, we break down the reasons for this procedure and the risks involved.

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Feline Cerebellar Hypoplasia: What You Need to Know By Roy Higgs

Cats with cerebellar hypoplasia, sometimes referred to as "wobbly cat illness," have balance and coordination issues. We take a closer look at this disease in this article.

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Feline Chediak-Higashi Syndrome By Roy Higgs

Feline Chediak-Higashi syndrome (FCHS) causes progressive neurological degeneration and abnormal pigmentation of the skin and hair follicles, leading to abnormal blood cell production in the bone marrow.

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Feline Chronic Gingivostomatitis: An Overview By Roy Higgs

Numerous domestic cats suffer from the severe illness known as feline chronic gingivostomatitis (FCGS). It is distinguished by persistent inflammation and ulceration of the tongue, gums, and oral lining. We discuss this further here.

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