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Allergies and Atopy in Cats
Allergies and atopy often cause skin problems in cats including hair loss, scratching, and skin lesions.
Anaphylaxis in Cats: Severe Acute Allergic Reactions
Allergic reactions come in many forms. Learn about the severest of feline allergic reactions and how to help your cat.
Cancer in Cats: Feeding for the Cure
Did you know that cancer is the leading cause of death in cats? According to one source, cancer specialists estimate that 33% of cats will die of cancer. But there is hope for our feline friends . .
Cases from Our Clinic: Hyperthyroidism
Hyperthyroidism affected these three cats in three different ways. Find out how each cat was helped with three different types of treatments.
Cat Digestive Health: Megacolon
Learn the signs and causes of Megacolon in cats, and how you can prevent this digestive disease.
Cat Digestive Health: String Foreign Bodies
Learn why swallowing stringy items can be dangerous for your cat.
Cat Ear Care
All cats benefit from regular ear care. But do you know the best way to inspect and clean your cat's ears? These expert tips can help.
Cat Eye Care Basics
How healthy are your cat's eyes? Use this guide to keep kitty's eyes free from hair, debris, and injury.
Cat Hairball Control: How You Can Help
Learn hairball prevention and management options for your cat, and find out what causes hairballs.
Cat Renal Health: Kidney Disease
Discover the causes of and treatments for kidney disease, a common medical condition in cats.
Cat Vaccines: Core and Noncore Vaccines
Find out what core vaccines every cat should receive, according to the AAFP, as well as the vaccines some cats should receive based on their risk level.
Cats Can and DO Get Heartworm - So Protect Your Cat
Many people falsely believe cats cannot get heartworm. Learn the signs of heartworm and how to protect your cat from this dangerous feline disease.
Cats in Heat: The Cycle Explained
Find out when cat heat cycles typically begin, and learn the different stages of the heat cycle.
Cognitive Disorders, Causes of Forgetfulness
Is your senior cat forgetting things? Learn about feline cognitive disorders and how you can help your older cat.
Conjunctivitis: Causes and Treatments
The causes, symptoms, and treatment of conjunctivitis in cats.
Coughing in cats is cause for concern
Find out what your cat's cough means - it can be a sign of anything from allergies to heartworm disease. Any cough in cats is cause for concern.
Cytauxzoonosis in cats is spread by ticks
Cytauxzoosis is a disease spread by ticks that cannot be cured, making tick control extraordinarily important for your cat.
Deafness in Cats
Deafness can be associated with blue-eyed white-haired cats.
Dental Disease Checklist
Mant cats get dental disease, but did you know it is 100% preventable? Learn what you can do to make sure your kitty is never impacted by dental disease.
Ear Mites in Cats
The symptoms and treatment of ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) infections in cats.
Feline Ear Care Can Help Prevent Common Ear Problems
Learn about common problems that can affect the ear, such as mites, allergies, and infections.
Feline Ear Polyps
Symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, post surgical care, and prognosis of ear polyps in cats.
Feline Leukemia Vaccinations
Looking to vaccinate your cat against feline leukemia? Our veterinarians explain how FeLV vaccinations work.
Feline Leukemia, Basic Understanding
Is your cat at rish for developing feline leukemia? Find out more about FeLV now.
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)
Is your cat at risk for developing feline lower urinary tract disease? Find out now.
Feline Parasite Life Cycle, Transmission & Treatment
Looking to control feline intestinal worms and external parasites? Learn about the parasitic life cycle to help protect your cat.
Feline Parasites: Compendium of Common Cat Parasites
Do you know the signs of feline parasite infections? Learn what to look for now.
Feline Triaditis
Learn about this syndrome of concurrent inflammatory diseases of the liver, pancreas, and small intestines in cats.
FeLV: How to Protect Multi-Cat Homes
Do you know how to protect multiple cats from feline leukemia? Use our veterinarians' tips and advice for FeLV control.
Haemobartonellosis or Feline Infectious Anemia
Learn how you can prevent your cat from getting Haemobartonellosis, a dangerous tick- and flea-transmitted disease.
Heartworm associated respiratory disease (HARD)
Find out how cats get heartworm disease and how you can help prevent this serious disease.
How to Administer Eye Ointment
Using an eye ointment to treat your pet's eye injury? Use these step-by-step administration tips.
Hypersensitivity in Cats: An Abnormal Immune Reaction
There are four major types of hypersensitivity in cats including anaphylaxis, allergies, and autoimmunity.
Idiopathic Cystitis
Learn about Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC), a serious disease that affects a cat's urinary bladder.
In Heat Behavior, How to Help
Do you have an un-spayed female cat? Learn to recognize the signs of in-heat behavior and discover ways to help your cat.
Inappropriate Elimination, Causes of
Does your cat eliminate outside his litter box? Learn what motivates this behavior and how you can help curb it.
Is Your Litter Box Causing Stress?
Is your cat stressed by his litter box? Here's six ways to get your cat back in the litter box.
Keep Your Cat's Skin Healthy With Preventive Care
Healthy skin is critical to your cat’s well being. Find out how to ensure your cat’s skin stays healthy and disease free.
Litter Box Avoidance: Not Always a Behavior Problem
Ricki was a fastidiously clean calico cat. Until one day when her owner found urine spots around the home…find out what our veterinarian staff diagnosed and how they helped Ricki get better.
Rabies: Understanding This Still-Active Disease
Prevent the chance your cat could contract rabies by sticking to a veterinarian-recommended vaccination schedule.
Spaying and Neutering: important health benefits
Spotlight on Feline Chlamydophila Disease
Feline Chlamydophila disease is one of the primary causes of conjunctivitis in cats.
Spotlight on Feline Herpesvirus
Find out how feline herpesvirus is contracted and what secondary diseases it can cause.
Spotlight on Heartgard for Cats
Find out how cats get heartworm and why it’s best to prevent this dangerous disease
Spotlight on Ringworm - Is Your Cat at Risk?
Learn about ringworm, a contagious skin infection in cats caused by a fungus. Ringworm can be transmitted to humans, too.
Spotlight on Toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis, a disease with flu-like symptoms in children and immunocompromised adults and can cause pregnant women to miscarry.
Tips for People with Cat Allergies
Cat allergies got you down? Use these eight proven tips to help minimize your allergies and maximize enjoyment of your cat's companionship.
When to Contact Your Veterinarian
Do you know when to bring your pet to the veterinarian? Use this guide to determine when your pet needs to immediately see her veterinarian.

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Emergency Visit Checklist
Emergency veterinary visits can be stressful for you and your pet. Here's a list of questions and topics to discuss with your veterinarian to ensure your pet is quickly on the road to recovery.

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Allergic & Irritant Contact Dermatitis
Eye Anatomy and Function
Feline Miliary Dermatitis
Herpesvirus Infection of the Feline Eye
Heterochromia: Eye Color
Holistic & Alternative Veterinary Medicine
Horner's Syndrome
Microphthalmia (Small Eyes)
Middle & Inner Ear Infections
Progressive Retinal Atrophy/Degeneration
Strabismus (Cross-Eyed)
Urticaria (Hives) & Angioedema (Swelling of the Face)
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