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10 Subtle Signs Your Cat May Be Sick

While most pet parents can recognize the obvious signs of sickness in cats, including vomiting, diarrhea, or runny eyes, you may not know the more subtle signs that cats express when they aren’t feeling well. This is because, in nature, cats are a predator of small animals, but they are also prey to animals like coyotes. Therefore, to keep themselves...

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Weaning Kittens: Tips For Successful Weaning

This article aims to explain the details of weaning kittens from being dependent on their mothers in a way that is clear and easy to understand. This is an important part of routine kitten care. What Is Involved In Weaning Kittens? A newborn kitten (neonatal kitten) is entirely dependent on their mothers, just like a human baby, being provided with...

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Ringworm In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

The aim of this article is to provide a simple, clear explanation about ringworm for cat owners. This is a common skin disease in cats, with a particular significance in that it is a zoonotic disease (humans can pick up the infection). What Is Ringworm? Ringworm (also known as dermatophytosis) is the name given to a fungal infection of the...

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Erythromycin For Cats: Overview, Dosage & Side Effects

Erythromycin is a medication used as an antibiotic and sometimes in veterinary medicine as a promotility/prokinetic agent to encourage emptying of the stomach. In this article, you’ll learn what erythromycin is, when it may be used in cats, side effects to consider and some frequently asked questions. About Erythromycin For Cats There are rare cases where erythromycin may be given...

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Frontline Plus For Cats: Overview, Dosage & Side Effects

Frontline is a brand of topical, “spot-on” flea/tick  treatment and prevention containing the ingredient fipronil. The patent on fipronil expired in 2010, leading to the release of many generic products. Frontline has since become only available as the products Frontline Plus and more recently, Frontline GOLD. In this article, you’ll learn specifically about the Frontline Plus product for cats, the...

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5 Visual Signs of a Stressed Cat and How to Help

Stress is something we deal with on daily basis and most people know the negative impact of prolonged periods of stress it has on our lives, but did you realize that your cat could similarly be stricken by stress? Let’s discuss what can cause cat stress in the modern world and why it’s important to pay attention to subtle behavioural...

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Comfortis For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Comfortis for cats is an oral flea product made by Elanco Animal Health in the form of a chewable tablet. It is labeled for killing and preventing the presence of adult fleas and flea infestations. In this article, you’ll learn how Comfortis works, potential side effects to look for, dosing information and some frequently asked questions. About Comfortis For Cats...

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Can Cats Eat Corn?

Corn, sometimes called maize, is a starchy vegetable that is grown and eaten all over the world.  Corn was first grown in Mexico around 10,000 years ago, before being brought to North and South America and Europe. Nowadays, its versatility makes it a hugely popular food, whether it's boiled, steamed, roasted, or grilled. As it’s such a popular veg for...

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Can Cats Eat Tomatoes?

As pet parents, when we’re trying to be healthy, we might order a salad. Perhaps the epitome of healthy foods, a simple bowl of salad contains fresh ingredients like tomatoes, cucumber, lettuce, and other low-calorie salad vegetables. These salad vegetables are packed full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. So, what if you want your feline family member to benefit from...

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Enalapril For Cats: Overview, Dosage & Side Effects

Enalapril is a blood pressure medication used in veterinary medicine to treat kitties with heart failure, hypertension (high blood pressure), chronic kidney disease, and conditions of protein loss through the urine. It may also be known by the brand names Enacard or Vasotec. In this article, you’ll learn how enalapril works, situations where it is most commonly used, side effects,...

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