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Dealing With Feline Diabetes

Dealing With Feline Diabetes

Cats are susceptible to many diseases throughout their lifetime. One of them is diabetes. This is a common disease among cats and is brought about when a cat’s body doesn’t produce enough insulin. During digestion, the nutrients are broken down into storable compounds. One of these compounds is glucose, a compound that is responsible for […]

Common Diseases That Can Affect Your Pet Cat

Common Diseases That Can Affect Your Pet Cat

Being a pet owner comes with many responsibilities. You want your pet to have good food, shelter and a warm environment. Besides this, you are also responsible for your cat’s health. Cats like any other pets and human beings for that matter are prone to develop diseases throughout their lives. The trick is to spot […]

Effective Ways To Deal With Feline Constipation

Effective Ways To Deal With Feline Constipation

Constipation in cats is not as uncommon as it sounds. In fact it is a serious problem that can result in serious problems where your cat’s health is concerned if proper treatment is not administered. [Cat health care] Feline constipation is usually common in old cats although a cat of any age can suffer from […]

What Is Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)?

What Is Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)?

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, abbreviated as FIV, is sometimes referred to as feline AIDS. This is a bit of a misnomer. FIV is actually a feline immunodeficiency virus, a retrovirus which attacks the immune system much like HIV does in humans. Feline AIDS is a different condition, just as AIDS in humans is different from HIV […]

Diagnosing A Cat With Feline Kidney Disease

Diagnosing A Cat With Feline Kidney Disease

Just as in humans ,a cat’s kidneys do the important work of filtering waste products from the blood stream. When kidneys are failing or have failed, waste products can build up. Fortunately, feline kidney disease can be managed. If your veterinarian suspects feline kidney disease, he will perform tests to measure the levels of BUN […]