Jennifer Coates, DVM
Dec 04, 2019

Whether your veterinarian has told you that your cat needs a teeth cleaning or you are just being proactive about your cat’s oral health, you have probably wondered what’s involved in the procedure and how much it’s going to set you back. Here’s a complete guide on… Read More

Laci Schaible, DVM, CVJ
Oct 28, 2019

Should you worry if your cat loses a tooth? Is it normal? It depends on whether you’re talking about a kitten or an adult cat. Here’s a closer look at kitten and cat teeth so you’ll know when tooth loss is normal and when you need to visit the vet. Do Kittens Lose Their… Read More

Natalie Stilwell, DVM, MS, PhD
Jul 25, 2019

It’s normal for cats to groom on a regular basis. After all, cat self-grooming is an important behavior that helps cats remove loose hair, dirt, and parasites from their coat. Cats typically spend up to 50% of their waking hours grooming, but excessive amounts of licking,… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Jun 28, 2019

If you’re concerned that your cat has (or might get) fleas, you are probably in the market for a flea preventative medicine. However, safety is a big concern when it comes to treating pets for fleas—especially with cats. And many flea treatments that are made for dogs can… Read More

Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Jun 27, 2019

Your cat’s vaccination reminder comes in the mail with a confusing array of letters—what the heck is an FVRCP vaccine? My cat doesn’t go outside, so why does she need it? You toss it aside as you sort through the rest of the mail, but it still nags at you. Is this something… Read More

Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
May 31, 2019

The dreaded postcard just showed up in the mail—you know, the one from your veterinarian with all of the abbreviations of shots that your cat is due for. It’s telling you that it’s time to load your cat up in the carrier, listen to 20 minutes of meowing in the car, endure… Read More