On the 50th anniversary of Poison Prevention Week, March 18-24, the American Veterinary Medical Association(AVMA) is reminding pet owners that accidental poisonings are a common problem.
Thumper was found by a good Samaritan; stumbling, cold, starving and in serious need of help. A member of the rescue group caring for him tells how they used simple steps to give the 5 month old kitten in distress immediate emergency care.
Wheels broke fat cat Walter’s record by become the fattest cat ever to be placed into the care of the Oregon Humane Society, last week. The 33 pound senior boy has dropped a few pounds since then and will be adopted to someone willing to look after his health and continue his careful weight loss […]
Alana Stevenson, cat behaviorist, explains how to resolve a litter box problem.
What is feline obesity, how can we prevent the condition, and what can we do to help our fat cats to slim down?
Violet’s little heart is about the size of a grape; her surgery set a record due to her size. She is expected to recover and go on to a good new life.
We hear from readers looking for help with CRF issues all the time. This is part three of a three part series from The Cat Doctor on the diagnosis and treatment of this all too common condition in cats.
We hear from readers looking for help with CRF issues all the time. This is part two of a three part series from The Cat Doctor on the diagnosis and treatment of this all too common condition in cats.
The fat cat who made headlines for weighing in at 28 pounds will be encouraged to eat to his heart’s content to stabilize his system before beginning his true weight loss regimen.
We hear from readers looking for help with CRF issues all the time. This is part one of a three part series from The Cat Doctor on the diagnosis and treatment of this all too common condition in cats.
Alana Stevenson, cat behaviorist, provides tips on how to play properly with a cat.
Merf saved the lives of her babies, Shirley and Terry, when they were rushed to the hospital with severe anemia and dangerously low red blood counts as a result of flea infestation on their tiny bodies.
Alana Stevenson, cat behaviorist, provides tips to have a happy cat.
Joni Gallo shares her knowledge of FeLV, and her very personal understanding of loving and living with, and caring for, cats who carry the virus.
Maxine Adler remembered the kindness and care her cat Du Bee received at the UC Davis hospital several years ago and left the money to the school in return. Du Bee died from her cancer, but Ms. Adler hopes the bequest will spur advances and help other pets in the future.
All pets deserve the right to receive quality veterinary care, regardless of their family’s financial situation. In 2009, 53-year-old Julia Russill made this possible in Douglas County, Oregon.
Catlover Joni Gallo adopted two beautiful sisters from Animals in Distress in 2005. The girls both succumbed to FELV this year, within weeks of one another. Joni has raised money to sponsor the 7-8am hour in memory of Karma and Dharma on Tue. July 12, during the WAEB Radiothon for the shelter during its most important fundraiser of the year.
The extraordinary bond between humans and cats can be amplified when a life-threatening illness enters the picture. Chuck and Luke each have a story that clearly demonstrates the ability of our feline companions to inspire us and sometimes just help us get through a day.
Could BARF be right for you and your cat?
CC, the first cloned cat, was in the news this week as her family caretakers reflect on the normal, healthy life she has lived so far. CC will turn 10 years old later this year.