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Common Emergencies: Cat

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Excessive Sneezing and Nasal Discharge

Cats sneeze for many reasons. If sneezing is the only symptom your cat displays -- i.e., no discharge from eyes or nose, good appetite, no change in behavior or activity level --...

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Seizures and Convulsions in Cats

It can be very upsetting to see your cat have a seizure. Fortunately a single seizure is usually of short duration, and your cat is unconscious while convulsing. Seizures happen...

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Difficulty Breathing

It is unusual to see a cat pant or breathe through his mouth, but it does occur when a cat is having trobule breathing (dyspnea). A panting cat does not look that different from...

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Vomiting in Cats

Cats vomit. It’s just a fact of life. The question is, is it for a benign reason like a hairball, or a more serious problem like liver disease? The answer is determined by...

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Constipation in Cats

Constipation is the inability to defecate normally, resulting in retention of feces and/or hard, dry feces.

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