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  • Low Cost Spay/Neuter

    Spaying or neutering your pet is great for many reasons. Learn why and how to find a low-cost clinic for your cat.

  • Stress-Free Vet Visits

    Does your cat’s claws come out when it’s time for a trip to the vet? Get tips to make your next visit stress-free.

What’s the difference in personality between an average cat and a cat with FIV? The answer is—none. While cats with FIV have slightly different medical needs, their level of lovability remains the same. Their lifespans are typically about the same as other cats as well, so you can still collect on a lifetime of love and snuggles. Unfortunately, adoptable cats …

Callie Harris, DVM, Nestle Purina Pet Care   A cat throwing up occasionally is not unusual as cat vomiting expels hairballs. Gastric irritations that cause frequent cat vomiting and include bile, mucus or blood may indicate a serious intestinal issue like an obstruction or an underlying chronic condition such as kidney disease or diabetes. Causes: How often is your cat …

Callie Harris, DVM, Nestle Purina Pet Care   Cats master the picture of good health so it’s hard to tell when an illness is serious. Cat diarrhea is one of those conditions. Acute diarrhea is common and can be self-limiting but If it lasts longer than 24 hours it may be a sign of a health problem and the diarrhea …

  A cat years calculation is a fun way to work out how old a feline is in human years. Many people believe that, like dog years, cats age faster than humans, and that the first two cat years to human years are as long as 24 people birthdays for kitties.   The truth about calculating cat years to human …

  Research estimates that 63 to 67 days, or nine-weeks, is how long most cats are pregnant. As a foster parent for an animal shelter or rescue group, felines in your care may often have shorter cat pregnancy lengths due to unknown conception dates. Which signs will tell if a cat is pregnant? Fostering has many benefits for a cat, …

  Oscar the Cat became the Bionic Cat when he received two new back feet that are something of a bioengineering miracle. Pet prosthetics give dogs and cats a second chance Oscar the Cat became the Bionic Cat when he received two new back feet that are something of a bioengineering miracle. Oscar was minding his own business, basking in …

Heatstroke can be deadly. Learn the signs of heatstroke in cats and share this image to keep cats safe!

Even the most observant cat parents don’t notice changes, partially it’s because cats are so good about faking us out. Don’t miss these ten common and less-known signs that it’s time to call the vet.

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