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How do You Know if Your Cat is in Pain?

Assessing pain is a complicated challenge, especially in cats. Pain has two primary components: the sensory aspect (intensity,

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What is Kitten Season?

What is Kitten Season?

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5 “Silent” Killers of Cats

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Does My Senior Cat Really Need Lab Work?

Does My Senior Cat Really Need Lab Work?

Have you ever wondered why your veterinarian recommends getting screening lab work for your senior

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My New Year’s Resolution: A Stronger Cat Bond

My New Year’s Resolution: A Stronger Cat Bond

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Healthy Cat Resolutions for 2017: A Month-by-Month Guide

Healthy Cat Resolutions for 2017: A Month-by-Month Guide

With the New Year rapidly approaching, now is a great time to begin thinking about

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Cat Diarrhea: When is it Serious and How Do I Stop It?

One of the most common problems we see in veterinary medicine is gastrointestinal (GI) upset/diarrhea. Depending on your cat’s lifestyle, you may

Constipation in Cats: It’s Never Normal

Nikki Schneck, a veterinary technician near Pottsville, PA, contributed to this article. Many cats are notorious for not drinking much water. This makes them

5 Tips to Spot Heart Disease in Cats Sooner

Heart disease in kitties is sneaky business. Without any warning symptoms, it can lay a cat low with life threatening, and sometime even

Five Things You Need to Know About Heartworm Disease and Your Cat

If you think dogs are the only ones who get heartworm disease, I invite you to reconsider. Although dogs are the more natural host for this disease,

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The Dangers of Easter Lilies to Cats

The Dangers of Easter Lilies to Cats

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The Top 5 Cat Toxins

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Should I Worry if My Cat’s Poop Has Blood or Mucus?

We all do it. We do it every time we change the litter or hear the call of compacted clay being clawed.

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Exercising Your Dog: Are You Ready to “Rally?”

If you’re looking for a fun sport to engage in with your dog that’s physically easy and emphasizes building a

New Study Shows Link Between Ticks and Kidney Disease

[Editor’s note: Pet Health Network’s parent company is IDEXX, which provides diagnostic services to veterinary practices, such as kidney disease screenings. Remember, the

Seven Tips to Enhance Your Aging Dog’s Longevity

I recently addressed common age-related changes in dogs. Thinking about such changes begs the question, what can we do to enhance the

Why is My Cat Getting so Thin?

Weight loss is a common feline problem, particularly in senior kitties. Figuring out if your kitty is losing weight may be reliant on

Organophosphate toxicity in cats

Overview/RiskOrganophosphates are organic phosphate compounds commonly found in insecticides used in lawn and garden or flea and tick treatments, such

Why Do Cats Purr?

Spend enough cuddle time with a kitty and you are likely to hear or feel some purring vibrations. As common