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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

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Jul 12, 2017

By Jennifer Coates, DVM When you think of smelly pets, cats aren’t the first species that come to mind. Cleanliness is one of their biggest draws, after all. So, if you start to detect a bad odor emanating from your cat, you need to take notice. In most cases, foul feline… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jun 16, 2017

By Maura McAndrew The Humane Society estimates that there are around 30 to 40 million community cats (a combination of feral and stray cats) living in the United States today. That’s a huge number, particularly considering that feral cats are not socialized to humans, and… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 31, 2017

By Lynne Miller Cat breath is not supposed to smell like a bouquet. Something as mundane as a piece of tuna stuck between your feline companion’s teeth can produce a less-than-pleasant odor, says Dr. Bruce Gordon Kornreich, associate director of the Cornell Feline Health… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 22, 2017

By Kate Hughes When you brought kitty home from the rescue organization, you probably expected the typical cat experience. When she settled in immediately for a nap, you knew it was coming. She is a cat, after all. What you didn’t expect were the super-loud—but still… Read More