Cat Tales

Uveitis in Cats

Uveitis is an inflammation of the uvea of a cat’s eye that includes the iris, the ciliary body and the choroid. What, purr-cisely, are the uvea’s three vital components? The iris […]

Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) in Cats

Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is caused by a coronavirus unique to cats and isn’t contagious to people, dogs or other animals. Spread, in most instances, through contact with feces, this […]

Resource Guarding in Multi-Cat Homes

Does the sound of hissing and the sight of swatting occur all too frequently in YOUR home? If so, you’re not alone. More multi-cat households than you can shake a […]

Keep Kitty From Peeing Outside the Litter Box

Frustrated by your favorite feline peeing outside the litter box? Wondering how to prevent it? Because most cats urinate inappropriately for one of two reasons, medical or behavioral, the first step […]

Vertigo in Cats

Feline vertigo or feline vestibular disease refers to a sudden, non-progressive disturbance of balance. Capable of affecting cats of all ages, those afflicted with it will become disoriented and nauseous, […]

Why Cats’ Coats Change Color

Have you ever wondered why cats’ coats in general and yours in purr-ticular change color? If so, consider some of the paws-ible reasons for this feline phenomenon.   1) Changes in temperature: Some […]

Tips to Help Teething Kittens

To ease the discomfort of teething, kittens are notorious for nibbling and chewing, chomping and biting on anything within reach of their tiny paws – including your fingers and toes. Kittens […]

Feline Friendly Road Trips

As creatures of habit who crave their creature comforts, cats don’t always make the best road trip companions. But by mapping out kitty’s trip together with your own, you can […]

The Benefits of Elevated Cat Bowls

While not the norm for most healthy cats, in special circumstances, your vet may recommend the use of an elevated cat bowl for YOUR kitty.   Which felines, you may wonder, fit […]

Food Issues and Felines

Has your kitty gone from “pleasingly plump” to frighteningly fat? And if so, why? Does the term “polyphagia” sound familiar? If not, it’s a medical condition that causes a cat to […]

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