Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Dec 06, 2018

Just about every cat owner has experienced excited meowing, the rubbing against your legs and the pleading stare—let’s face it, cats have a way of getting what they want! Unfortunately, sometimes when they get that worked up for a meal or treat, moments later, we’ll hear… Read More

Sarah Wooten, DVM
Nov 26, 2018

If you are noticing that your cat is all of a sudden making messes with her cat food, pulling food out of her bowl to eat on the floor, or is more finicky about her food, some say that whisker stress could be to blame. The whiskers on your cat’s face are sensitive feeling… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 16, 2018

Did you know that the domestic cat descended from wild desert cat species in Africa and Arabia? That’s right—our cats’ ancestors came from really hot places! Even on blistering hot days, you are likely to never see your cat sweat. So how do cats keep themselves cool? Here… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 13, 2018

Image via By Kate Hughes Over the past few years, there’s been a push from animal experts who recommend that cats be kept indoors—not just for their safety, but also for the safety of wildlife. However, keeping cats inside limits environmental stimulation… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 06, 2018

Image via By Diana Bocco Although cats are natural hunters, most domestic cats never get to express those instincts—at least not out in nature. “It’s good that we don’t let many house cats run amok eating songbirds, but many behavior problems (let alone… Read More

Ken Lambrecht, DVM
Sep 19, 2018

My 15-year-old cat, Lance, sits next to me as I write this piece. He is special to me because he is the oldest of my four cats and we have shared quite a bit of time together. Caring for him helps me to cross-check the guidance I give to anyone who is sharing their life… Read More