PetMD Editorial
Dec 05, 2017

By Cheryl Lock While most cat owners are on the lookout for litter box problems, they may not be paying close enough attention to what’s going on inside the cat litter box. As unappealing as it may sound, keeping an eye on your cat’s poop can provide an important window… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Sep 29, 2017

By Jennifer Coates, DVM While you’re petting your cat, you feel a bump that wasn’t there before. What is it? Is it serious? Chances are only your veterinarian can tell you, but it helps to know what the most common types of skin lumps on cats are and some tricks you can use… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Sep 28, 2017

Image via Tom Wang/Shutterstock By Cheryl Lock Keeping your cat indoors can help prevent him from getting lost, from getting into altercations with other animals, and from a whole host of other harmful issues. However, if you avoid giving your feline friend flea and tick… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Sep 01, 2017

By Diana Bocco Generally, meowing is not a cause for concern. "Some cats, notably Siamese, meow more than others," says Dr. Jeff Levy, a Manhattan-basedveterinarian and certified veterinary acupuncturist. "And it's likely your feline will also use… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Aug 29, 2017

By Kate Hughes Of all the creepy crawlies you might find on your cat, ticks may be the creepiest and crawliest. These parasites give many owners the willies, and with pretty good cause—they carry several diseases that could have a severe negative effect on your cat’s health… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jul 20, 2017

By Paula Fitzsimmons Sounds and smells we may enjoy or don’t think twice about can make our feline family members miserable. Cats have a heightened sense of smell and hearing that serves their wild counterparts well. But our homes are not the wild. Nobody can say precisely… Read More