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Feline Genitalia Guide: What You Need To Know

Determining whether a cat is male or female can present a challenge. While determining the sex of an adult cat can be tricky, it can sometimes seem nearly impossible in kittens! Understanding the differences between male and female anatomy can help make this process easier. Read on for details on the feline reproductive system, and scroll down to the bottom of...

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Apoquel For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Apoquel is a non-steroidal medication primarily used to treat pets for allergic skin diseases. In this article, you’ll learn about the information available for its use in cats including efficacy, dosing information, side effects, and some frequently asked questions.  About Apoquel For Cats Apoquel, manufactured by Zoetis, is the brand name for oclacitinib, which is a janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor....

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Amlodipine For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Amlodipine is a common medication used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) in cats. In this article you’ll learn about amlodipine, how it works, side effects to watch out for, and some frequently asked questions. About Amlodipine for Cats Amlodipine is a calcium-channel blocker, a type of medication used to control high blood pressure. It is a common first-line drug...

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10 Most Dangerous Diseases In Cats

We all love our feline companions and want to protect them at any cost, so we’ve put together a list of the most dangerous cat diseases that we think you should know about. Although not all cats are at risk of developing these diseases, it’s vital that you know what they are in order to recognize the symptoms. Take-Home Message...

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Stress In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Cats are very good at hiding signs that they are stressed. The reason for this is because the domestic house cat evolved from the African wildcat, which was both a predator to small animals and prey to large animals, and showing signs of stress or pain would make the cat seem like an easy target to predators. Some stress is...

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Azithromycin For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Azithromycin is an antibiotic commonly used to treat certain bacterial infections in cats. In this article, you’ll learn more about what azithromycin does, conditions it may be indicated for, side effects to look out for, and some frequently asked questions.  About Azithromycin For Cats Azithromycin, the common brand name for which is Zithromax, is classified as a macrolide antibiotic. It...

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Homeopathy For Cats: What You Need To Know

Homeopathy is a medical philosophy that has many users effectively worldwide for acute diseases and chronic conditions. It is used by people but given to animals alike to cure diseases in a more natural way. The main idea of homeopathy is to cure the disease from its roots. It does not only treat the symptoms as in conventional medicine. Homeopathy...

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Albon For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Albon is a brand name for the generic medication sulfadimethoxine, which is commonly used to treat the intestinal parasite condition coccidiosis in cats. In this article, you’ll learn how Albon works, when and how it’s used, common side effects, and some frequently asked questions.  About Albon For Cats Albon is a brand name for sulfadimethoxine, which is a sulfonamide antimicrobial...

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Animax For Cats: Dosage, Safety & Side Effects

Animax is a brand name for a prescription topical ointment made by Dechra containing the drugs nystatin, neomycin sulfate, thiostrepton, and triamcinolone acetonide. Other brand names under different manufacturers for the same ointment ingredients include Panalog, Derma-Vet, and Quadritop.  In this article you’ll learn about these ingredients, what they do, how this ointment is often used, potential side effects to...

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What To Know When Adopting An FeLV-Positive Cat

Feline leukemia, also known as FeLV, is a common disease that affects 1-2% of the global cat population, and anywhere from 2-3% of all cats in the United States. How is FeLV transmitted? FeLV is typically transferred through the exchanging of fluids from already infected cats, such as from bite wounds, nursing, mutual grooming, and litter boxes, as well as...

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