Cat Care Center - Health

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Katie Grzyb, DVM
Jul 27, 2021

A spay, also known as an ovariohysterectomy, is a common procedure that is performed on female cats. Spaying is performed to sterilize cats, which means they can no longer have kittens. There are many benefits to spaying your cat. Spaying prevents uterine infections (… Read More

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Katie Grzyb, DVM
Jul 27, 2021

Dental disease in cats is a condition that shows up often in middle-aged cats. Since only 20% of a cat’s teeth can be seen during a normal physical examination, your cat should have complete oral health evaluations that are performed under general anesthesia. Cat tooth… Read More

Leslie Gillette, DVM
Nov 03, 2020

Discovering that your cat has worms can be an unpleasant experience for any pet owner. Not only can finding the worms be frightful (and gross), but their presence can also raise some serious concerns about the health of your cat. However, there are a number of safe and… Read More

Ellen Malmanger, DVM
Sep 01, 2020

Many people consider cats to be self-sufficient, independent pets. But you might be surprised to know that cat health care requires just as much effort as dog health care. Because many cats are indoor-only, and they’re difficult to get into a cat carrier, some pet parents… Read More

Krista Seraydar, DVM
Jul 30, 2020

Do cats need exercise? Of course! When cats are exercising, they’re helping maintain a healthy weight and also getting stimulation to keep them emotionally and behaviorally healthy. Here are some tips on how to exercise your cats along with some cat workouts that will be… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 07, 2020

Updated and reviewed for accuracy on April 7, 2020 by Dr. Amanda Simonson, DVM Most people are aware of arthritis and the pain that it can cause for both people and dogs. But did you know that cats can also be commonly affected by this condition? A cat can develop arthritis… Read More