Category Archives: General

Feline Vestibular Syndrome

Your cat’s vestibular system, which is inside the inner ear, is responsible for a wide range of things. It’s responsible for balance and sense of movement, which is of utmost importance to felines. It also helps cats keep images in focus and other things. Feline vestibular syndrome limits your cat’s ability to keep his posture or balance. This disease mostly

Read more

Feline Lymphoma

Lymphoma in cats is also commonly referred to as feline lymphosarcoma. This type of cancer affects one of the immune system’s most important cells, the lymphocytes. These cells are found all over the body, so a range of organs can be affected including the kidneys, skin, gastrointestinal system, and bone marrow to name a few.

Read more

Feline Endocrine Alopecia

There are many reasons why cats can experience problems with hair loss. A relatively rare reason for this to occur is because of feline endocrine alopecia. Vets don’t exactly know why this rare skin condition occurs. Whenever it does develop though, your cat’s hair will start thinning. Various areas of the body will be affected by hair loss. You may

Read more

Feline Anemia

Blood is made up of various types of cells, with red blood cells responsible for transporting oxygen. Without enough of these cells circulating throughout the body, oxygen won’t make its way to various areas. This is known as feline anemia, and it is an important sign that some underlying disease or condition is affecting your cat. Anemia in cats can

Read more

Feline Gingivitis

Cats aren’t exactly able to brush their own teeth to keep them in good health, which is why the majority of them have oral problems of some sort later in life. Feline gingivitis is one of the most common problems that they suffer from. This condition occurs when there is inflammation of the gums. Bacteria is found in every cat’s

Read more

Feline Stomatitis

Unfortunately for the feline population, stomatitis in cats is a relatively common disease. Cats affected by it will experience inflammation and ulcers in their oral tissues. It can be very painful. The cat’s own immune system may be the reason for the development of feline stomatitis. The system will treat the teeth as foreign invaders and do all it can

Read more

Feline Hyperesthesia Syndrome

Hyperesthesia syndrome in cats is a very unique condition. Cats afflicted with it will display unusual behavior at various intervals. It often causes them to lick or chew themselves excessively. Not only can this cause them to lose their hair, but irritation or sores on the skin can also develop. When experiencing an episode, your cat won’t appreciate being physically

Read more
1 2 3 4