Cats

Woman holding reluctant cat Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
How To Pill Your Cat
Dr. Ruth MacPete talks about the ever-difficult task of persuading a cat to take a pill.
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cat in a field of flowers Cat Toxins & Poisons
Easter Lily Poisoning in Cats
Personally, this is my most hated type of poisoning, as my sister’s cat died from lily poisoning years ago. So my mission? To spread the word so all pet owners are aware of this horrible, dangerous poison!
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Tips for Getting Your Cat to the Vet My Cat's Veterinarian
Tips for Getting Your Cat to the Vet
Dr. Ruth MacPete offers tips to help you have an easier time taking your cat to the veterinarian. She explains that with a little bit of forethought and preparation, you can ease your cat's fears and make a trip to the veterinarian a walk in the park.
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Not enough cats go to the veterinarian Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
What's Up, Cat Owners?
There are more cats than dogs in the U.S., but far fewer cats than dogs receive veterinary care. Preventive care is more important than ever.
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Dr. Ernie's Top 10 Cat Dental Questions Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Dr. Ernie's Top 10 Cat Dental Questions... And His Answers!
For some inexplicable reason, I get fewer questions from my cat clients about their kitty’s teeth and mouth than inquiries from dog owners. I have a few theories on this phenomenon...
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What Is Quality of Life For Pets? End-of-Life Support & Grieving Dogs
What Is Quality of Life For Pets?
Dr. Phil Zeltzman discusses what, exactly, constitutes quality of life for pets. 
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Keep your cat happy with multiple litter boxes Cat Behavior
How Many Litter Boxes Do I Need?
While it seems trivial, an unclean litter box can result in serious behavioral and medical problems in cats, such as spraying!
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The Top 5 Cat Toxins Cat Toxins & Poisons
The Top 5 Cat Toxins
While the majority of poisoning calls to Pet Poison Helpline involve dogs, almost 10% of the calls are from cat owners.
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When to Take Your Cat to the ER Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
When to Take Your Cat to the ER
Ah, cats. We love ‘em, but less so at two a.m. when they’re dry-heaving all over our carpet. What if your cat still continues to vomit multiple times all night? When do you decide to bring your cat into the ER?
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When To Bring Your Dog to the ER Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
When To Bring Your Dog to the ER
Often times, as a pet owner, it’s hard to know whether your dog’s condition is a true medical emergency or not… or more importantly, if it warrants getting up in the middle of the night to seek medical attention from a veterinary professional you don’t know.
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