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Spotting Hyperthyroidism in Cats

August 20th, 2017|0 Comments

What causes hyperthyroidism in cats? Hyperthyroidism is common in cats but it is unclear what causes it. It is possible that environmental toxins or certain food additives contribute since a new iodine free diet seems [...]

Preventing vomiting in cats after morphine

August 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Why do cats need morphine? Morphine is a very strong pain reliever (analgesic), works well in cats, and is inexpensive. It is used commonly before, during and after surgery in cats to help relieve pain. [...]

Polyps in the Feline Ears

August 18th, 2017|0 Comments

What are polyps? Polyps are growths that are non-cancerous (they do not spread to other parts of the body) but can be painful. They are most commonly found in the middle ear of cats and [...]

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    We’ve all been there.  In the wee hours of the morning, bare foot, half asleep, you step onto a cold squishy mess on the floor.  [...]

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    Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

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    Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

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