Posts Categorized: Cats

Why Is My Neutered Cat Spraying?

Why Is My Neutered Cat Spraying?

The overpopulation of cats is often touted as one of the many reasons why neutering or spaying a cat is beneficial. Aside from contributing to the reduction of the stray cat population, neutering or spaying a cat also has behavioral benefits like stopping a cat from spraying. Usually, neutering stops spraying from occurring. However, there… Read more »

8 Common Ear Problems in Cats

Common Ear Problems in Cats

No one likes it when their cat is faced with a medical problem. Unfortunately, our cats are just as susceptible to medical ailments as we are. One of the best ways to ensure that your cat is happy and healthy is to make yourself aware of what some of the common causes of various medical… Read more »

Cat Health Checklist: 20 Helpful Questions to Assess Your Cat’s Wellness

Cat Health Checklist: 20 Helpful Questions to Assess Your Cat’s Wellness

If the cats in your home seem to be in good health – eating normally, playing daily, and generally treating you with equal parts affection and disdain – you might not see any reason to take them for annual veterinary exams. After all, many adult cats don’t need immunizations annually, especially if they’re indoor-only pets,… Read more »

Feline Anesthesia: Risks, Treatment, & What to Expect for Your Cat

Feline Anesthesia: Risks, Treatment, & What to Expect for Your Cat

There may be a time when your cat will require anesthesia for a surgical, medical or diagnostic procedure. Some examples include a planned surgery such as neutering, essential scaling and polishing for oral health and dental disease prevention, or even an emergency procedure. Administering general anesthesia induces a loss of consciousness, muscle relaxation, and prevents… Read more »

Why Do Cats Like Heights?

Why Do Cats Like Heights?

Have you ever entered your kitchen to find your cat perched atop the refrigerator or stalking the space between the ceiling and the top of the cabinets?  Does it drive you nuts that they’re constantly leaping onto your high dresser and then up to the neighboring wardrobe, or worse, leaving tiny footprints and swirls of… Read more »

Why you and your cat will love a Cat Friendly Practice®

Why you and your cat will love a Cat Friendly Practice®

Cats need regular check-ups to help ensure longer, happier, and healthier lives. During routine check-ups your veterinarian can often detect conditions or diseases that may affect your cat’s health before they become painful or more difficult to treat. The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) established the Cat Friendly Practice® (CFP) Program to reduce the… Read more »