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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

Mar 19, 2020

Reviewed on March 19, 2020, by Dr. Jennifer Grota, DVM Did you know that certain plants and flowers can actually be dangerous for your cat? “While any plant material can cause mild stomach upset, some plants are much more dangerous,” says Tina Wismer, medical director at… 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

PetMD Editorial
Jan 24, 2020

Reviewed for accuracy on January 24, 2020, by Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR for cats, is an emergency procedure that hopefully you will never need to use. It’s better to take your cat to your veterinarian before problems become severe enough… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jan 23, 2020

Reviewed and updated for accuracy on January 23, 2020, by Dr. Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB At some point, you’ve probably caught your cat kneading—rhythmically pushing their paws in and out against a soft object, which could be a blanket or even your lap. It’s also… Read More