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How to Manage Territorial Aggression in Cats?

Cats frequently display territorial aggression, which can be problematic for both the cat and the owner. Learn how to manage this condition here. Read

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How to Manage Territorial Aggression in Cats? By Roy Higgs

Cats frequently display territorial aggression, which can be problematic for both the cat and the owner. Learn how to manage this condition here.

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How to Play with a Cat By Lauren Leonardi

You probably know that cats need a good diet and exercise just like humans. But when kitty sleeps away most of the day, how do you ensure they get enough exercise? Here are some play-time tips to help.

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How To Prevent Cat Scratch Disease? By Roy Higgs

Cats and their owners frequently engage in rough play, including biting, scratching, and other physical contact. While they might be adorable right now, such playful bites could have negative long-term effects.

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How To Protect Your Kitty From Ulcerative Colitis? By Roy Higgs

Ulcerative colitis, or inflammatory bowel disease, is a form of colitis or inflammation of the colon. The condition causes ulcers and sores that can affect any part of your body's large intestine (colon).

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How to Safely Buy Budget Pet Care By Mary Kearl

Pet meds are often an essential expense for pet parents. However, some pet parents may not realize the dangers of buying cheap and inexpensive pet medications from untrustworthy websites or overseas. Find out how to safely buy budget pet care here.

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How to Treat a Cat Tail Injury By Ellen Thompson

Cat tail injuries can be very minor, needing only a bandage, or they can be extremely serious. Your cat's tail can get into all types of mischief and it's important to know how to treat an injured tail quickly and properly.

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How to Treat a Cat's Wound at Home and at a Vet By Lauren Leonardi

Your cat may jump around like he's invincible, but the reality is that cats get roughed up just like anyone else. While a serious injury should receive professional attention, minor scraps and bumps can be taken care of at home. Here's how.

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How to Treat Feline Leukemia By Robyn Johnson

When it comes to treating feline leukemia, some veterinarians have opposing opinions. Here's what you need to know about common treatments, and discussing all available options for you and your cat with your vet.

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How to Treat Stenotic Nares in Cats and Dogs By Jesse Feldman

Stenotic nares are severe nasal abnormalities that are usually seen in brachycephalic dog and cat breeds. This condition can hinder your pet's ability to breathe. Luckily, there are treatment options available.

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How to Treat Your Pet's Whipworm Infection By Kat Sherbo

Whipworm infections can be scary, but treating and preventing further infections can be simple and very effective. Here are the medications and techniques for treating your pet's whipworm.

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

High blood calcium levels in cats are a symptom of the disorder known as hypercalcemia, which can result from several underlying medical issues. The causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of hypercalcemia will be examined in this article.

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Hypertension Complications in Cats and How to Prevent Them By Roy Higgs

Hypertension occurs when the blood pressure in the arteries gets excessively high, placing additional strain on the cat's heart and blood vessels. Learn about how to prevent them in this article.

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Hyperthyroidism In Cats: An Endocrine Disease By Roy Higgs

Hyperthyroidism is the medical term for when the thyroid gland generates excessive amounts of the hormone T4, responsible for producing the hormones that control metabolism and energy levels.

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Hypocalcemia (Low Blood Calcium) in Cats By Roy Higgs

Cats can occasionally be calcium deficient. This article covers the symptoms, treatments, and prevention tips on cat calcium deficiency.

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Hypothermia in Dogs and Cats By Maureen Ryan

Hypothermia can be a serious health condition during the cold winter months if not taken care of quickly and properly. Learn helpful tips on how to spring into action if your dog or cat is showing signs of hypothermia.

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Impaired Reflexes In Cats Could Be A Sign Of Key-Gaskell Syndrome By Roy Higgs

Key-Gaskell affects the immediate automatic responses to a stimulus. It affects your cat's body, and the cat's body language can tell you a lot about what's going on inside her body.

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Insecticide Toxicity in Cats: Can It Be Fatal? By Roy Higgs

As helpful as insecticides are for pets, they can pose as harmful in the long run. In this article, we look at how to avoid and treat insecticide poisoning in our cats.

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Insulinoma in Dogs and Cats By Roy Higgs

Insulinoma is a scarce type of pancreatic cancer in dogs and cats. This article exposes the causes, symptoms, and treatment of insulinoma in dogs and cats.

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Is Canine Influenza Fatal? By Roy Higgs

If you've heard about canine influenza, you might be wondering if it's something your dog could get and whether or not it's fatal.

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Is Herpes A Lifelong Disease In Cats? By Roy Higgs

Cats can contract the virus known as herpes. Although it's not harmful, your cat could find it uncomfortable and bothersome. Cats can contract herpes from other cats by coming into close contact with them.

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Is Sporotrichosis Transmissible In Pets? By Roy Higgs

Sporotrichosis is a fungal disease caused by the organism Sporothrix schenckii. It typically affects skin, hair, and nails but can also affect the lungs and other tissues.

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Is Your Cat Not Sleeping Enough? By Meredith Alling

Since cats snooze so much of the day away to begin with, it can be hard to tell if your cat isn't sleeping enough. Here are some of the signs your cat is having trouble sleeping.

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Is Your Cat or Dog Not Eating? By Team PetCareRx

When a pet stops eating, that can be a sign that something is wrong. Learn how to spot--and take care of--appetite problems.

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Is Your Cat Protected From Feline Calicivirus? By Meredith Alling

Feline calicivirus (FCV) is a virus that causes most upper respiratory infections found in cats. Luckily there is a way to prevent your cat from contracting this virus and passing it along to other felines. Find out more here.

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