Cat Checkups & Preventive Care

Keeping your cat safe and healthy is a full-time job. It takes more than going to see the veterinarian when sickness is obvious. Here you’ll find advice and precautionary tips for the long-term wellbeing of your feline.

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How Old is Your Cat in People Years?
Beginning at around age 9, your cat enters senior years. At this stage, cats often begin to develop diseases common to their senior-human counterparts, such as diabetes, heart disease, hyperthyroidism, kidney disease and cancer.
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5 "Silent" Killers of Cats Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
5 "Silent" Killers of Cats
Cat's don't always give you obvious warning signs of a problem. Learn these common killers and how to protect your cat.
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Does My Senior Cat Really Need Lab Work?
Regular blood work can save your cat's life at any age, but for senior cats it is even more important. Learn what your veterinarian can learn from senior cat lab work.
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Why Does My Veterinarian Want to Test My Cat for Diabetes? Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Why Does My Veterinarian Want to Test My Cat for Diabetes?
Diabetes may go undetected and lead to serous disease.
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Your Cat’s War against Big, Bad, Infectious Diseases Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Your Cat’s War against Big, Bad, Infectious Diseases
Infectious diseases are all around, and your cat's defenses must always be ready to fight them off. Learn what these diseases are and how you can protect her.
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Caring for a Senior Cat: 7 Healthy Habits Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Caring for a Senior Cat: 7 Healthy Habits
There are some very helpful habits that you'll want to find yourself doing when you have a senior cat. Learn what they are to better enjoy your healthy cat's senior years.
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10 Tips for Managing Your Senior Cat’s Medications Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
10 Tips for Managing Your Senior Cat’s Medications
Has your Siamese achieved senior citizen status? If so, it’s likely that some medical issues have accompanied your cat’s aging process. Learn how to manage your cat's medications with these ten tips.
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6 Tips for Exercising Your Senior Cat Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
6 Simple Tips for Exercising Your Senior Cat
Learn six simple steps to help your senior cat exercise through play, toys and even treats.
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Five Questions to Ask at Your Cat's Next Veterinarian Exam Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Five Questions To Ask at Your Cat's Next Veterinarian Exam
Taking your cat to see the vet is a great first step, but are you prepared to ask the right questions? Learn how you can use this time to partner with your veterinarian for the best health of your cat.
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My Cat is Perfectly Healthy: Why Should I See a Vet? Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
My Cat is Perfectly Healthy: Why Should I See a Vet?
Your cat may seem healthy, but cats are experts at hiding illness. Learn how vet visits can protect healthy and sick cats alike.
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