A certified veterinary dental technician demonstrates how to keep a cat’s teeth clean without a lot of stress to either person or pet. Read more
Veterinarians and shelters are seeing many more fat cats and dogs than ever before. These pets suffer health problems, decreased quality of life, and early death. Now a clinic dedicated to helping obese pets has opened near Boston. Read more
Blue Cross Victoria charity animal hospital saved the life of 5 week old shelter kitten Pog, who was in a bad way due to a birth defect. Now she is recovered and has a home.
Tips for keeping our cats and dogs safe from heartworm, in recognition of Heartworm Awareness Month.
Moki is well known through his YouTube videos and his many friends and supporters on Facebook. Rescued as feral kitten, he was stricken with a serious illness that left with a neurological condition of unknown cause. His personal story is one of caring, healing, therapy and love.
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 plan.
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.
Cyrano beat bone cancer in 2010, but bone deterioration caused him pain and limited his movement. Last week he got a new knee that signaled an advance in such replacements for both pets and people.
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.