Cat Diseases & Conditions

Stomach Cancer in Cats

Did you know stomach cancer in cats is a silent killer because it often goes undetected? A cat with stomach cancer rarely shows symptoms and therefore, its diagnosis and treatment are difficult. Also known as leiomyosarcoma, stomach and intestinal cancer start from the muscles of the stomach and intestines. Although common in older cats, this …

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Parasites in Cats

As compared to other animals, cats are fairly easily infected with a parasitical infestation. Parasites in cats can affect them in numerous ways, from causing a mild irritation to life-threatening problems. Not only this, all parasites can transmit diseases to humans. Timely intervention is crucial to treating a parasitic infestation in cats and keeping your …

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Cat Scratch Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

A form of bacterial infection, cat scratch fever is caused by Bartonella Henselae bacteria. The cat scratch disease affects humans, who catch it from cats. A scratch, bite, or contact with an infected cat’s saliva doubles your risk of having this the bacterial disease. You can catch the infection if an infected cat licks an …

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Hip Dysplasia in Cats

In simple words, hip dysplasia is a disorder or malformation of the hip joint. A rare orthopedic disorder in cats, feline hip dysplasia involves the abnormal development and subsequent degeneration of the coxofermoral joint. The progressive failure of the hip joint leads to the deterioration and loss of function of the ball-and-socket joint. Progressive signs …

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Pilling Your Cat: How To Give Your Cat a Pill

Imagine having to pop a pill without water. This is exactly what your kitty has to do when it is on a medication therapy. Have you ever tried pilling your cat without a liquid chaser? Making them swallow a capsule or medicine without a liquid chaser is one of the most difficult tasks of cat …

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Why Is Your Cat Drinking More Water Than Usual?

Even when summers are over, do you still find your kitty emptying their water bowl too frequently? Is your cat drinking more water than his usual intake? If so, you must be pondering: why is my cat drinking so much? Well, the reason could be anything, from behavioral problem to polyuria, diabetes, or any other …

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