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PetMD Editorial
Sep 30, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on September 30, 2019, by Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM When a child finally turns 18 years old, they are generally considered to be an adult. But what about our feline family members? At what age are cats fully grown? How do you know when to start feeding… Read More

Laci Schaible, DVM, MSL, CVJ
Sep 17, 2019

That sneezing, wheezing, congested, itchy eye, must-escape-this-room-because-I-can’t-breathe-around-this-cat feeling can ruin even the best of days—especially if you are a cat lover. But now, you might be able to avoid the allergies altogether, instead of avoiding the… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Sep 09, 2019

CBD has taken the pet world by storm; however, scientific research on the impacts of CBD on dogs and cats is still in its infancy—especially for cats. Let’s look at what cat parents should consider before giving their cats CBD oil or CBD cat treats. What Is CBD? CBD stands… Read More

Liz Bales, VMD
Sep 05, 2019

Declawing a cat used to be considered an effective way to deter destructive scratching in cats. However, times are changing, and a movement to ban the declawing of cats has emerged. This movement to make the practice of declawing cats illegal has grown in recent years, and… Read More

Natalie Stilwell, DVM, MS, PhD
Aug 28, 2019

When gathering with loved ones to celebrate the holidays, for many of us, it seems natural to want to include our pets in our holiday traditions as well. While it’s important for our pets to be part of the family, this shouldn’t include sharing in the holiday feast. Sharing… Read More

Natalie Stilwell, DVM, MS, PhD
Jul 25, 2019

It’s normal for cats to groom on a regular basis. After all, cat self-grooming is an important behavior that helps cats remove loose hair, dirt, and parasites from their coat. Cats typically spend up to 50% of their waking hours grooming, but excessive amounts of licking,… Read More