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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 for… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
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

Dec 02, 2019

Reviewed and updated for accuracy on December 2, 2019 by Dr. Hanie Elfenbein, DVM, PhD Bringing a new kitten home and watching them adapt to family life is fun and exciting. But before the new addition is allowed to roam the house freely, you’ll need to do some kitten-… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Dec 02, 2019

Reviewed and updated for accuracy on December 2, 2019, by Dr. Mallory Kanwal, DVM You may be well aware that your cat’s breath sometimes smells like cat food, but are you really familiar with what’s going on with their teeth? The inside of a cat’s mouth is a mystery to… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Nov 18, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on November 18, 2019, by Dr. Liz Bales, VMD With good care—and good luck—our cats can live well into their late teens, and even their twenties. But as cats age, their physical and behavioral needs change. While these changes are obvious as your kitten… Read More

Laci Schaible, DVM, MSL, CVJ
Oct 28, 2019

Should you worry if your cat loses a tooth? Is it normal? It depends on whether you’re talking about a kitten or an adult cat. Here’s a closer look at kitten and cat teeth so you’ll know when tooth loss is normal and when you need to visit the vet. Do Kittens Lose Their… Read More