Friday, August 23, 2019

Complications of Diabetes in Cats

At a glance Ketoacidosis Diabetic nephropathy Neuropathy Hypoglycemia Cataracts Urinary tract infections Weight loss Hepatic lipidosis  What is diabetes? Diabetes is an endocrine disorder in which...

Neutering A Cat-Benefits, Cost and More

What is neutering? Also known as desexing, or castration, neutering is the removal of the testes in the male cat, which renders him infertile. How much...
Lumps and bumps on cats

Lump, Bumps & Growths on Cats-Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

At a glance     Causes     Diagnosis Causes of Lumps and Bumps on Cats at a Glance Causes: Abscess Tumours (benign and cancerous) Skin horns Chiggers Contact...

Cat Infections – Common Infections in Cats

What is an infection? An infection occurs when a disease-causing organism (known as a pathogen) enters the body obtaining nourishment and reproducing and causing...

Caring For An Immunocompromised Cat

I recently wrote an article on immunocompromised people who live with cats and ways to reduce the risks for those individuals. This article will focus...

Nausea in Cats – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What is nausea?      Causes      Symptoms    Diagnosis      Treatment What is nausea? Nausea is the feeling of sickness and is often a precursor to actual vomiting (emesis)...

Bladder Worms in Cats – Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Bladder worms are small, hair-like worms which are between 16-50 mm long. The worms attach to, or bury themselves into the bladder mucosa and...

Broken Pelvis in Cats-Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

About   Symptoms   Diagnosis   Treatment   Long term prognosis About The pelvis is a ring-like structure of bones located at the lower end of the trunk. It...

What Do Cat Worms Look Like? Identifying Cat Worms

There are several parasitic worms which are common to cats, but many cat owners are not sure how to identify the type of worm...

Feline Hyperesthesia-Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

About   Symptoms   Diagnosis   Treatment About The word hyperesthesia means increased sensitivity to touch, and this perfectly describes a unique disorder in felines known as feline hyperesthesia...