Cat Health

Abnormal Eating Habits in Cats

November 26, 2019
Some animals develop unusual eating habits, consuming non-food items. This behavior can be a symptom of an underlying medical or behavioral problem.

Catifying Your Home Lecture (Video)

June 04, 2019
This lecture discussed how to enrich your feline's life. Learn how to help you and your cat live the best lives possible in your shared home.

Cats: Indoors or Outdoors?

April 08, 2019
Statistics show indoor cats lead longer, healthier lives than outdoor cats. Indoor cats live on average 10-15 years, while outdoor cats live about 2-5 years.

Choosing A Boarding Facility For Your Cat

December 02, 2019
Boarding can be stressful for you and your pet. This handout will help you address some of the common questions and concerns about choosing a boarding facility.

Feline Mammary Hyperplasia

April 25, 2019
Feline mammary hyperplasia is a benign, often drastic enlargement of the mammary glands. It has a rapid onset in pregnant and non-pregnant, unspayed females.

Fibrosarcoma in Cats

April 11, 2019
Vaccine associated fibrosarcomas are tumors at vaccination sites. They are most commonly associated with the rabies feline leukemia virus vaccines.

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

November 26, 2019
Feline hyperthyroidism is caused by the overproduction of thyroid hormone. Left untreated, it can result in heart failure and other complications.

Inappropriate Scratching in Cats

April 10, 2019
Scratching is a normal behavior that cats use to mark their territory. Scent glands in their paws leave olfactory clues to alert other cats to their presence.

Kitten Play: Managing Rough Play

April 10, 2019
Playing can be a fun way for you and your kitten to bond. However, excessive rough play should be brought to the attention of your veterinarian.

Kitten Play: Rough Isn't Right

April 08, 2019
An addition to the family can be an exciting time. It is important to teach your kitten how to play and interact with you and other members of your household.

Lily Toxicity in Cats

February 12, 2020
Lilies of the plant genus Lilium are lethally toxic to cats if they bite, lick, or ingest any part of the plant.