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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

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