Medically known as epistaxis, nosebleeds are a relatively uncommon problem in cats. While some causes are harmless (such as a minor knock), there are several potentially serious causes of nosebleeds in cats, therefore it is important you seek veterinary attention as soon as possible.
Dander refers to the minute particles of dead skin that are constantly being shed from your cat (and other mammals).
It is often said that cat dander causes allergies and in some ways that is correct, but not entirely.
Also known as ischuria, a urinary obstruction (UO) is a medical emergency requiring immediate treatment. It occurs when the flow or urine is blocked anywhere along the urinary tract.
There are a number of causes of swelling in cats, most are harmless, however can be more serious. Any swelling is a sign of an underlying condition and needs to be investigated by a veterinarian.
Cats are as unique as we are and they all have their own preferences when it comes to being petted. Some would be content with attention 24 hours a day, others have very little interest in being petted. It is up to us to read their body language and determine their own comfort levels.
Most cat owners I know admit to kissing their cat. It seems perfectly normal among cat lovers, but non "cat" people (not to mention my mother) seem baulk at the idea. But the question is, is it safe to kiss your cat?