Our articles discuss common health concerns and unusual medical problems
unique to the breeding cat, written in a way that is easy to understand
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- * Cat Bite
A cat bite should never be taken lightly.
- * Deafness In Cats
Just like with people, there are different types of deafness from which a cat may suffer. This article discusses both temporary and permanent hearing loss in cats . . .
- * Diaphragmatic Hernia
A diaphragmatic hernia is a hole in the diaphragm that allows the abdominal contents to move into the chest cavity. It is the second most common type of hernia in cats....
- Do Cats Cause Schizophrenia?
This article takes a statistical look at why a controversial article published in National Geographic suggesting a link between cats and schizophrenia may just be mass of misinformation .
- * Ear Polyps
Feline inflammatory polyps can be a serious problem. This article discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.
- * Elizabethan Collar
An Elizabethan collar is a simple, but often essential addition to every cat breeder's medical kit. Learn about its uses, proper fit and different styles...
How To Quarantine A Cat
Do you know the best way to quarantine a new addition to your cattery? How do you isolate a kitten that breaks with ringworm? Is home quarantine an effective way to prevent spread of disease?
- * Hyperthyroidism
Hyperthyroidism is one of the most common complaints of cats over 8 years of age.
- * Liver Disease In Cats
The liver performs vital functions in the body, and if diseased, can prove fatal
- * Medical Abbreviations
Reading a veterinarian report or prescription instructions for your cat can sometimes be like reading hieroglyphics... Here is a handy dictionary of medical terms just for the cat breeder.
- * Pancreatitis
The cause of pancreatitis is not known. However, recognizing the clinical signs is important as early detection is essential.
- * Stress & Your Cat's Health
Like with people, stress can adversely affect your cat's health
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