Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Apr 07, 2020

Fleas can be very hard to spot on cats. Cats are very diligent groomers, so you often don’t see any evidence of the flea infestation. It’s actually pretty common for cats to come in for a vet visit with scabs down their back and no sign of fleas. In these cases, a flea… Read More

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Mar 26, 2020

Cats can suffer from anxiety disorders just as people and dogs can. They can experience generalized anxiety disorders or more specific anxiety issues caused by things like thunder or separation distress when their pet parents are not at home. The first step to relieving… Read More

Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Mar 03, 2020

Why do cats purr? Do they only purr when you pet them? Many people think of purring as the sign of a happy, contented cat. But did you know that cats also purr when they’re in pain or frightened? Here’s what we know about cat purring—how cats purr, why they do it, and how… Read More

Monica Tarantino, DVM
Feb 24, 2020

Cats use dozens of different meows to communicate. But did you know that the majority of cat communication from one cat to another is through body language and scents? In fact, cats rarely meow to each other, but will often meow to humans. Why is that? What are cats trying… Read More

Liz Bales, VMD
Dec 10, 2019

When veterinarians talk about a cat’s weight, it’s usually focused on feline obesity.  While obesity is a prominent health issue among cats, many cats are also struggling with being underweight. And similar to losing weight, gaining weight gain can also be a tricky issue… Read More

PetMD Editorial
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