Periodontal Disease in Cats: Signs, Treatment & Management

Periodontal Disease in Cats: Signs, Treatment & Management

Periodontal disease begins when bacteria colonize a cat’s mouth and a plaque biofilm is formed causing inflammation of the periodontia. The periodontia are the tissues that surround and support your cat’s teeth. In addition to the visible gums, it surrounds the largely “unseen” portions of the teeth which lie below the gum line. Over time,… Read more »

Senior Cat Wellness Visits to the Vet: Caring For Your Older Cat

Senior Cat Wellness Visits to the Vet: Caring For Your Older Cat

What Is a “Senior” Cat? Like people, some cats age faster than others. Generally speaking, however, older cats can be placed into one of three groups: Mature or middle-aged: 7–10 years (44–56 years for humans) Senior: 11–14 years (60-72 years for humans) Geriatric: 15+ years (76+ years for humans) With good home and veterinary care,… Read more »

Why You and Your Cat Deserve a Cat Friendly Practice®

Why You and Your Cat Deserve 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 »