Biased veterinarians give one third of spayed cats post-operative pain killers compared to three-quarters of dogs
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There is strong evidence that UK veterinarians (it may be the same in other countries) are apparently acting in a biased way in giving cats postoperative pain killers after a spaying operation far less frequently than for dogs. Do vets … please continue reading

Signs of Cat Pain (from Paw Project-Utah)
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Intro: People are becoming more sensitive to the signs of a cat in pain. People are more aware about the emotional state of the domestic cat. At one time, not so long ago, people weren’t even sure whether cats felt … please continue reading

Since cats hide pain how do you know when they are hurting?
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Wild cats are masterful in hiding their pain. This instinctual technique is one of their strongest survival tactics. And because our domestic kitties are so closely related to their wild cousins, they too have adopted exactly the same tactic to … please continue reading