Katie Grzyb, DVM
May 24, 2019

Reviewed and updated for accuracy on May 24, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM When it comes to medicine, there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach. And preventive care recommendations for our cats are no exception. Cat vaccination recommendations are among the most contentious… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 22, 2019

If your cat is itchy, he could have an allergy to something in his environment. Molds, pollen and dust mites are common allergens, but can cats be allergic to dogs? While it’s not something you hear about very often, it’s possible. Can Cats Be Allergic to Dogs? Although… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 09, 2019

If your cat is not used to regular grooming sessions, then she may not react so positively when you first try to brush her. Never try to force your cat to be brushed if she resists. If immediate grooming is vital, make an appointment with a professional groomer or… Read More

Ken Lambrecht, DVM
Mar 07, 2019

Smart technology for cat weight loss? You must think I am kidding, right? This (not so) futuristic solution is actually not as far-fetched as you think. It’s a modern approach to one of the toughest challenges in pet health to date—getting and keeping cats at their healthy… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Feb 14, 2019

Trimming cat nails may not sound like a job for the faint of heart, especially with the pressure of avoiding the quick. If you cut the quick when trimming cat nails, it can be painful for your feline and can lead to bleeding. So, what is the quick exactly, and how do you… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Jan 02, 2019

If you’ve ever been told that cats and pregnant women do not mix, rest assured that the person who told you this wasn’t entirely correct. While it’s true that you need to put some safety measures in place, there’s no reason to get rid of your cats when pregnant. In addition… Read More