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Jul 12, 2014

Are there any remedies to ease the discomfort of Estrus?

Hello, cat lovers...I want to know if there are any natural remedies, etc, to ease the discomfort of Estrus. My cat, Smores seems to be more uncomfortable

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Jul 10, 2014

Potty Problems

hello, I have adopted a senior cat from a local no-kill cat shelter. His name's mr dude, he's a sweet mild-mannered cat that just kinda minds his own business.

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Jul 10, 2014

For the lady in Georgia with kitty not well ~

I am so sorry to hear about your kitty ~ I would always recommend a vet if money is available however there is one place that may be a help to you. www.earthclinic.com

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Jul 05, 2014

Old age & eye issue

My 18 year old cat has a ferocous appetite, but is now skin & bones. Her eyes appear to work - but independently of each other. Does she have a cataract?

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Jul 02, 2014

Healthy Cat Treats equal benefits like weight control and better nutrition

Healthy Cat Treats can be rewards, encouage exercise/training & help weight control

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Jun 27, 2014

not eating due to infection

cat persian taken to vet 5 days ago with green snots,given antibiotics & antiinflamatories,stools have become very dark, snots now pale yellow but she

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Jun 25, 2014

Cut In Cat's Tail

My cat's tail got stuck in a door a few days ago, his tail was cut open length wise for a couple inches. It now looks like there is litter in it, and also

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Jun 15, 2014

litter box and construction

I will be having some construction work in the house and the litter box is in the room where the construction will be happening. What should I do? RESPONSE:

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Jun 15, 2014

What to do with new litter of feral kittens......HELP!

Dear fellow cat family, how are you? Well, Mommycat had a new litter of 4 kittens on April 8. BEAUTIFUL does not do them justice....She once again

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Jun 12, 2014

diagnosis on blood work

what does it mean when the nitrogen is 44 (high) triglycerides 185 (high) wbc 32.1 (high) mchc 29.7 (low) platelet count 143 (low) what does this mean

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Jun 02, 2014

Balance

My cat Garfield has been walking around for the past three days as if he has lost his balance. He walks a bit and then falls to the left, plus when I look

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Feb 09, 2014

do we need to have blood work done on a cat who is on phenobarbital

I am trying to figure out why all of a sudden my cat needs to have blood work done every 6 mon the cat is 15 yrs old been on phenobarbital for many years

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Jan 19, 2014

FERAL KITTEN SEEMS UNHAPPY ALWAYS BEING "INSIDE"

This is a question involving the mental health (this is possible?) Of my feral kitten that I brought into my home 3 months ago today. I rescued 2 kittens

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Jan 11, 2014

Third eyelids

I have a 10 month old male and a 6 month old female from the same healthy stray that came to our barn. They are both vaccinated. I recently moved them

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Jan 05, 2014

CAT HOLDS UP FRONT PAWS ONLY ALTERNATES LEFT AND RIGHT

My feral kitten that I (now 6-7 months old) rescued from outside, will at times hold her front paw up, and then alternate and hold the other paw up. She

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Jan 04, 2014

defication in house

I have a clean, automatic litter box for the life of my 9 yr old torti. She keeps pooping on my carpets daily when her box is clean.I am ready to put my

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Dec 29, 2013

Cat Not Gaining Weight

I have had this problem a few times with rescue and recently when my two 'found in a park kitties' had to be at a Pet Kennel for two days. Yoshi wouldn't

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Dec 28, 2013

"Tiny' Kitten who is failing to gain weight and thrive

We rescued a ferrel kitten in Aug 2013 who was 1/3 the size of her other 2 siblings. She weighed 2 lbs but was about 6 months old. Since then, she has

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Dec 10, 2013

Holiday Cat Comfort - cat care while traveling or home alone

Holiday cat comfort , cat care and cat safety

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Nov 13, 2013

ticks/ fleas

How to rid the semi feral cat that will now let us feed every day and touch him a little bit. We can see large ticks on him but we're unable to get the

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Nov 07, 2013

Cat Vestibular Disease can be the culprit if your cat acts like it's drunk

Cat Vestibular Disease symptoms are a tilted head, falling down and dizziness

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Nov 04, 2013

Film over the eye.

Hello Carolyne, I am writing to ask about an eye condition..I hope you would be able to help me..My little brothers cat Patchy has this white film moved

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Nov 01, 2013

eyebrows

Why does my cat have eyebrows that turn out instead of going back toward his head RESPONSE: Cats don’t really have eyebrows although I’ve seen cats with

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Oct 24, 2013

Cat is not sleeping since being on Buprenex

Hello there! This site is very informative, thank you! My cat had surgery on her stomach 36 hours ago. A mammary gland and two masses were removed and

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Oct 23, 2013

Rocky's passing ~

I am so sorry to hear this ~ we with animals of any kind are deeply saddened by your loss and know from our own experiences how difficult it is. The younger

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