Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
May 31, 2019

The dreaded postcard just showed up in the mail—you know, the one from your veterinarian with all of the abbreviations of shots that your cat is due for. It’s telling you that it’s time to load your cat up in the carrier, listen to 20 minutes of meowing in the car, endure… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 24, 2019

[video:wistia|n5agvwggvj|true] Reviewed and updated for accuracy on May 24, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM When it comes to medicine, there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach. And preventive care recommendations for our cats are no exception. Cat vaccination recommendations… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 21, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on May 21, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM When adopting a cat, the first 30 days are very important for setting up your new family member for success. These first weeks should be used to establish a strong bond between you and your cat and create… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 21, 2019

It’s completely possible for cats to have curly hair. Known as “Rex” cats, these curly kitties have genetic mutations that give their fur a curly or wavy appearance. Due to their unique appearance, Rex cats are in demand. But before you decide to adopt a Rex cat, there are… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 06, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy on May 6, 2019, by Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM Anyone who has laid his or her eyes upon a Persian cat knows that these kitties are the epitome of elegance. The Persian cat breed is renowned for having long, soft fur as well as laid-back personalities that… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Apr 22, 2019

If your cat is itchy, he could have an allergy to something in his environment. Molds, pollen and dust mites are common allergens, but can cats be allergic to dogs? While it’s not something you hear about very often, it’s possible. Can Cats Be Allergic to Dogs? Although… Read More