Methimazole Gel Pen for Cats – Pros and Cons

The Methimazole Gel Pen can be used to treat feline hyperthyroidism.The medication is called: Methimazole: Twist-a-Dose Transdermal Gel. I guess you regulate the amount deposited (applied) by twisting the pen. The device that delivers the dose is somewhat like a … please continue reading

Is a collar and tag better than a microchip for a cat?

Eighty percent of pet owners believe that it is important for cats and dogs to wear personal identification tags but a much smaller proportion actually do what they think is important. We identify the collar and to tag as something … please continue reading

Should a mentally ill person be allowed to keep a cat?

Should a mentally ill person be allowed to keep a cat? I don’t think that this question has been asked before. I think it is a reasonable question. But please don’t misunderstand me. A cat companion to a person who … please continue reading

Declawing surgery: cats bounce off the walls because of excruciating pain

Just got this from Jennifer Conrad in an email. She quotes Dr. Nicholas Dodman, Professor of Behavioral Pharmacology and Director of the Behavior Clinic at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and internationally known specialist in domestic animal behavioral research, … please continue reading