Let’s face it: no one likes to think about their best friends growing old. One of the worst things about loving a dog or cat is the simple fact they age faster than we do.
It’s true: our feline friends can get colds, too! As is the case with humans, the culprits to blame for these nasty colds are bacteria or viruses, sometimes both.
Who knew that the dirt we walk on harbors a fungus called Histoplasma capsulatum that can cause a chronic, noncontagious infection called histoplasmosis in animals and humans. Histoplasmosis is found globally and most commonly affects dogs and cats.
If your cat has IMHA, it means her immune system is destroying its own red blood cells.
Valvular heart disease (VHD) is a condition caused by the breakdown and thickening of the valves of the heart. In order to understand the impact of this disease, we need to look at the anatomy of your cat’s heart.
There are numerous reasons you should spay or neuter your cat! Let’s talk about health reasons first…
Think: itchy! That is how your cat feels with flea allergy dermatitis.
Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) is a progressive and often fatal disease that is caused by a coronavirus.
Overview of FIV
Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) causes a highly contagious and potentially fatal retroviral infection that weakens a cat’s immune system, making her susceptible to illness and secondary infection.