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Feb 09, 2018

Chronic ringworm problem

Could you tell what is the safest way of treating chronic ringworm (eight cats) and is it even possible to treat it anymore? Also what would be the most

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Jan 23, 2018

Title:how to take care of cats with wobbly cat syndrome

Where can you get pampers for cats that have a drunkencatsyndrome/wobbly cat syndrome a cat in a wheelchair RESPONSE: Cat diapers are used for aging

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Dec 11, 2017

multi cat spraying issues

I have many cats but about four are spraying. I have tried everything and am now looking into putting a few into diapers. Will diapers help with the spraying

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Dec 11, 2017

Feeding Feral Kittens

I am feeding a feral cat who I decided was either pregnant or already had a litter. During my walk one day I saw her about a block away with the kittens.

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Oct 13, 2017

A bump on cats spine.

I want to know what this is. My bf petted my cat on the back and told me to feel something. I felt between his shoulder blades on his spine a bump that

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Sep 28, 2017

Does Feliway work for loud noises?

We have a 12 year old cat that has become afraid of noises and has some health issues. We need to have a new water well drilled tomorrow, and I'm trying

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Sep 25, 2017

Senior cat won't poop in the litter Xbox

My 14 yr old cat is in good health. She will urinate in the litter box but not poop. I have 3 boxes and another cat. She poops all over the house. Help

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Jul 04, 2017

Fur Mowing Mystery

Hello, My 13 yo female cat is of normal weight and in good health. However, she engages in fur mowing on her back legs, belly and tail. Her brother passed

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Jul 04, 2017

Feral kittens

I have a feral mother cat that had three kittens. She did not have the kittens at my home. She brought the kittens here several times to eat, but she takes

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Jul 04, 2017

Cat making loud rattling, rasping sounds

Do you know what might cause a cat to make loud rattling, rasping sounds even when not asleep? The behavior is intermittent but the cat does not seem

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May 19, 2017

cats health

my cat has been constapated i tried tomlyn laxatone doesnt seem 2 b helping much RESPONSE: There are different types of constipation in cats. You

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May 19, 2017

cat's meow change

SO we have a male grey tabby cat, who is probably 9 or so. He is an indoor/outdoor cat who is quite affectionate. In the last several days, his meow which

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May 19, 2017


My cat's neck bone seems veryprominent suddenly, like a hunch back. Is this just age? (8-ish), has she hurt itself? Is she not feeding herself enough to

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Apr 21, 2017

knot on my cats spine

i noticed a knot protruding from my cats back last night,it is on the spinal cord about 1/3 of the way down his back, it is hard and feels like it is

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Apr 05, 2017

Devil's Claw Powder - My cat won't eat the food with this in

My cat has arthiritus by my vet made her violently sick I have been looking for a natural alternative. I saw very encouraging reviews for the devils claw

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Mar 02, 2017

Older cat

What does blood in olde cat's stool mean? RESPONSE: Blood in the stool means somewhere in the digestive tract there is bleeding. It can be an anal fissure

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Mar 02, 2017

lumpy spine

Hi. I noticed recently that my 4yr old cat has many lumps along her spine. When upset her she seems to flinch on her lower back. One of her sisters also

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Mar 02, 2017

Is it common that my cat gets a head cold when seasons change?

I sent questions about allergies and my cat but picture didn't go through here it is. Meg is my name. My Siberian is Merlin. RESPONSE: Cats getting

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Mar 02, 2017

what do you think of these cat collars?

Hi! I stumble upon while searching for some good breakaway cat collars. What do you think? RESPONSE: They look okay, break-away collars

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Mar 02, 2017

Litter box for older cat - lower sides

Do you have a source for litter boxes for somewhat handicapped cat - She just cannot get into my current litter box as the sides are too high. RESPONSE:

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Dec 26, 2016

Black Jack Monaghan

Hi folks, My alter ego, 15 year old, 12 lb., male cat, who is is altered and insists on spraying all over the place, which started about 1 1/2 years

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Dec 26, 2016

My cat passed away with FIV

A week ago today, my cat was put down due to FIV. He had not eaten or had any water for over a week. More than half of his teeth fell out. I adopted

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Dec 07, 2016

cat crisis, what can i do to help her

i rescued a kitten 4 yrs ago.we named her fred. her litter was killed by dogs and not sure what happened with mom. she was fine but scared of everything

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Nov 30, 2016

change of cats 'norm'

We are currently renovating our house and as a result our cat has had to start living outside, which isn't a problem as his bed is outside plus to ease

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Oct 01, 2016

Diapers for adult female cat

I need to buy diapers for my cat. She weighs about 9 kegs. Appreciate if you will advise wher can I get the nappies. Thanks, Neela RESPONSE: There

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