Aug 01, 2008

Reviewed and updated for accuracy on June 1, 2018by Dr. Hanie Elfenbein, DVM, PhD Feline Idiopathic Lower Urinary Tract Disease in Cats Idiopathic Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (IFLUTD) is a general term for disorders characterized by blood in the urine; difficult or… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jul 24, 2008

Ever wonder why cats behave like they do? Bust the myths and find out why. Did you know cats played a large role in ancient Egyptian society? They even became deities; Mafdet (goddess of justice) and Bast (goddess of war). While these creatures aren't placed on such a… Read More

Jul 16, 2008

Conjunctivitis in Cats Conjunctivitis refers to the inflammation of the moist tissues in a cat's eye, which are the portions of the eye located near the globe and up to the edge of the cornea -- the front part of the eye. It can cause the cat's eye to discharge… Read More

Jul 01, 2008

Image via VCstockstudio/Shutterstock.com Feline hyperesthesia syndrome (FHS), also known as “twitch-skin syndrome” and “psychomotor epilepsy,” is an obscure cat disorder resulting in intense biting or licking of the back, tail, and pelvic limbs. The nervous and… Read More

Jul 01, 2008

Hair loss in cats, or cat alopecia, is a common problem for felines. Cat hair loss can be partial or complete, and the patterns can varied or symmetrical. The skin surrounding the area of hair loss can appear normal, or it can have redness, bumps, scabs and skin loss.… Read More