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PetMD Editorial
May 06, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on May 6, 2019, by Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM Anyone who has laid his or her eyes upon a Persian cat knows that these kitties are the epitome of elegance. The Persian cat breed is renowned for having long, soft fur as well as laid-back personalities that… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 17, 2019

Fresh air, interesting smells, exciting sights—as far as many cats are concerned, there’s nothing like the great outdoors. Kitties that primarily live indoors enjoy plenty of cushy perks, but they may still yearn to venture outside. There’s an ongoing debate as to whether… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 09, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on April 9, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM Despite the issue of declawing cats being controversial in the veterinary and feline world, there is still a huge population of declawed cats out there—especially in shelters. And if you end up adopting one of… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Mar 18, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on March 18, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM Ever since Sphynx cats first hit the scene in the 1960s—the result of a genetic mutation, according to the Cat Fanciers’ Association—cat lovers have been enamored with these adorable, hairless kitties. Today,… Read More

Sarah Wooten, DVM
Mar 08, 2019

Did you know that there is a day set aside just to honor cats and celebrate the special bond humans have with their feline family members? It’s true! Mar. 28 is National Respect Your Cat Day, and as a veterinarian, I fully support the holiday; it brings awareness to the… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Feb 28, 2019

Image via iStock.com/deepblue4u By Kate Hughes According to the ASPCA, there are tens of millions of feral and stray cats in the United States. Many of these cats avoid people; however, stray cats will sometimes yearn for human interaction (or the full bellies that these… Read More