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Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Sep 22, 2021

People with depression experience persistent feelings of sadness and a lack of interest in life. When it comes to cats, it’s impossible to know if they experience the mental state of sadness, but we can observe their behaviors to determine whether they experience a lack of… Read More

Stephanie Betbeze, DVM
Sep 21, 2021

Many people burp after eating a large meal or drinking a beverage. Dogs also routinely burp after drinking a lot of water on a hot summer day. But can cats burp? And if they can, does it mean something is wrong? Here’s what you should know about cat burping and what you… Read More

Katie Grzyb, DVM
Sep 21, 2021

Most of a cat’s day is spent sleeping, so naturally their eyes are completely closed during that time. But what about when they’re not napping? Do cats blink like we do? How can you tell if your cat is blinking or squinting, or if something is in their eye? When your cat… Read More

Heidi Kos-Barber, DVM
Aug 31, 2021

Sometimes it’s difficult to tell if what your kitty is doing is normal cat behavior. For instance, you may wonder if your cat’s drooling is normal or something to be concerned about. Here are some reasons why cats drool and some signs to look for so you know when your cat’s… Read More

Jamie Lovejoy, DVM
Aug 31, 2021

Straight or curly, long or short, whiskers are a notable part of the feline face. Most would agree that a cat without whiskers would be a strange sight indeed, but it may surprise you how important these seemingly superficial structures are to your cat! A cat’s whiskers are… Read More

Alison Gerken, DVM (Clinical Behavior Resident)
Aug 31, 2021

When I adopted Bambu, my adorable orange kitty with arguably the world’s poofiest tail, I was immediately taken aback by the extent of her licking. I left all of our snuggle sessions with my hands, arms, and face covered in kitty saliva. Like many other cat parents, I set… Read More