Cat Health

Picture of cute bat cat. Ethical?

Right away I must say that this cat is exploited. Lucy is called The Bat Cat by her owner and…

1 week ago

How much weight should my obese cat lose each week?

To be on the safe side check that your cat is not obese for medical reasons and that it is…

2 weeks ago

RetroMAD1 for cats to be tested as treatment for coronavirus (Covid-19)

The Sun newspaper online reports that there is talk about using a rare and experimental drug for cats called RetroMAD1…

2 weeks ago

Can my cat give me ear mites?

Don't be alarmed because it is appears to be infinitesimally rare but cats can give humans ear mites causing otitis…

3 weeks ago

What is a sarcoma in cats?

An Internet search for the above term produces a long list of articles on vaccine-associated feline sarcomas. That tells us…

4 weeks ago

Radical mastectomy for female cats cost $3,000 (plus teeth clean thrown in)

If it interests you, a radical mastectomy for cats cost around three grand. This would be in dollars or pounds…

4 weeks ago

Taking Care Of Senior Cats In Rescue and Beyond

Pictured above is our current longterm senior cat, Stevie, who is blind. Stevie has unique needs since he is blind.…

1 month ago

You can give a cat a blood transfusion with canine blood once only

The transfusion of blood from another species to another (called xenotransfusion), in this case, canine blood to a cat has…

1 month ago

Temperature Scanning Microchips For Fear Free Examinations

The cat rescue I am involved with just started to implant a microchip in each cat we pull from shelters…

1 month ago

Link between fish-based foods and chronic kidney disease in domestic cats?

There is a scientific study published online on the nature.com website which concludes that there may be a link between…

1 month ago