Common Household Products Poisonous to Cats

Many day to day products we use can be lethal to cats. It is important that household chemicals be kept in a safe place, out of reach of cats.

Supportive Care For Cats

Supportive care is care provided to your cat to assist him when he is sick or injured, the aim is to help reduce pain, keep fluids and nutrition when a cat is too sick to eat and drink on his own, provide necessary medical care, such as medications, change dressings, and keep your cat comfortable […]

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in Cats

What is disseminated intravascular coagulation?   What causes it?   Symptoms   Diagnosis   Treatment    Prognosis What is disseminated intravascular coagulation? Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a rare, life-threatening condition in which systemic activation of coagulation (clotting) occurs, resulting in the formation of blood clots (microvascular thrombosis) throughout the small blood vessels. Clotting is a vital response which serves […]

Cat Claws – Overgrown and Abnormal Claws in Cats

As cats age their claws can become thickened, brittle and overgrown, and eventually curl in on themselves, cutting into the paw pad. The claws on the front feet are most commonly affected.  There are a number of reasons your cat’s claws may overgrow as he ages.

Manx Syndrome in Tailless Cats

What is Manx syndrome?  Manx syndrome is a collection of disorders affecting the spine and sometimes the hind limbs of affected cats. It is believed to be a form of spina bifida, in which the spine fails to develop as it should. The condition is congenital (present at birth) and occurs during development in the […]

Hematuria in cats

Blood in Cat Urine (Hematuria)

Hematuria is the presence of red blood cells in the urine. It is a symptom of an underlying disorder and isn’t a disease in itself. As are many causes of hematuria in cats ranging from mild to severe and life threatening, prompt veterinary attention is required. It can be classified as microscopic or gross. Microscopic […]

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