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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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Oct 22, 2013

Deceased cat bedding-can it be used by a surviving cat?

Rocky, a 13-year old cat was diagnosed with cancer had labored breathing. Rocky died. But had a younger cat. Her behavior changed. Now cold weather

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Oct 13, 2013

can't hold head up or walk well after acupuncture

my cat got lower and upper x-rays of body but none of head. was diagnoised with bad arthritis 2 months ago. Has not done well with any medicines so we

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Sep 21, 2013

Diaphragmatic Hernia

My cat is two years old, male that has been neutered and a tabby rescue. When I had Ivan neutered about a month ago, the vets told me he has a diaphragmatic

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Sep 17, 2013

rib cage

i have a new kitten and her rib cage is flat not in a ovel shape and she it is hard for her to breath she was born this way. how can i help her. RESPONSE:

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Sep 17, 2013

Fasting

What is the minimum time for fasting cat before endoscopy of upper intestine. I cannot, will not, starve my cat for 24 hours. If a small amount of baby

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Sep 11, 2013

Cat's spine feels protruding

Is it normal to be able to feel your cat's spine protruding somewhat? I'm not sure if I felt it to be as protruding as I do now. He doesn't seem to be

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Aug 21, 2013

My cat has cancer or a fungal infection, what to do?

Hello, please help me. My 3 y/o cat has been to the vet, who consulted with other vets and radiologists, and it has been determined he has bone cancer

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Aug 17, 2013

My neutered cats seem to have coitus.

My neutered male cat often mounts my spayed female and thrusts. Are they really having coitus, or is this just a common behavior? RESPONSE: There

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Aug 04, 2013

Feline Leash Lessons for house cats

Training a cat...giving Feline Leash Lessons

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Jul 31, 2013

Elderly Cat Health Problems can be minimized with watchful caring

Elderly Cat Health Problems...being alert & responding quickly to health changes helps senior cats

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Jul 29, 2013

Senior Cat Health - older cat health has special challenges

Senior cat health ...cool tips to deal with elderly cat health problems and maintain good cat nutrition

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