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- * E. Coli 'Blooms'
Acute or chronic diarrhea that fails to respond to normal medications may be the result of an overgrowth of E. coli bacteria in your cat's digestive tract.
- * Ear Mites In Cat
The most common ear problem in cats is caused by mites. Learn some simple solutions to rid your cat of these pesky parasites.
- * Ear Polyps
Feline inflammatory polyps can be a serious problem. This article discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatments.
- * Early Neuter Spay
Neutering or Spaying Kittens before the age of 4 months is safe and comes with great advantages for the responsible cat breeder.
- Early Retirement (For Your Breeding Cat)
Early retirement is something most of us dream about . . . but what about the cats in your breeding program? Don't they deserve an early retirement too?
- * Earthbath Cat Care Products
Earthbath products are a line of all-natural pet care shampoos, conditioners and spritzes.
- Easter Dangers To Your Cat
Each year hundreds of cats become seriously ill as a result of their family's Easter festivities, so keep your feline safe by being aware of the common dangers that Easter can pose.
- * Easy Grand
Granding your show cat can be easy... or it can be more of a challenge.
- * Easy Steps To A Healthier Cattery
Maintaining a healthy cattery begins with the basics. Here is a recipe for greater success.
- * Eclampsia
Every breeder should be able to recognize the signs of eclampsia - your queen's life may depend on it.
- * 800 Numbers For Suppliers
A comprehensive list of 800 numbers for companies with products of interest to the cat fancier.
- Eight Ways To Treat Your Pet's Allergies While Reducing Your Veterinary Fees
Veterinarian, Dr. Andrew Jones, shares home remedies for common pet allergies.
- Eight Foods You Should Not Feed Your Cat
Learn the eight foods that are bad for your kitty!
- * Eight Major Factors That Affect Coat
Nothing is quite as glorious as a Persian with coat dripping to the floor or an Exotic with a coat that your hand just sinks into. Learn about the 8 major things that affect how much coat your cat will have - and what you can do to help your Persian look
- * Eliminate Fleas Within Hours
Recently a new product has been announced for use against fleas - called Capstar. Capstar starts working to kill adult fleas within 30 minutes, wiping out 90 percent of them on cats within 6 hours? all with a single dose.
- * Eliminating Coccidiosis In A Cattery
If your cattery is having an issue with weaning kittens developing diarrhea, it may be due to coccidiosis. Learn the preventative protocol that can eliminate the problem completely.
- * Eliminating Fleas In Your Cattery
Mid-simmer is flea season. Even if a cat lives completely indoors, it can become a victim of the little varmints. In a cattery situation fleas can become a life-threatening situation for newborns and vulnerable kittens, so it is essential to eliminate them ASAP.
- * Eliminating The PK Deficiency Gene From Your Breeding Program
There is a simple DNA test available to determine if a cat has the PK Deficiency gene. This article explains in detail how after testing, a carefully planned program can be implemented to eliminate the PK Deficiency gene from all breeding cats within just a generation or two.
- * 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...
- * Emails & Show Brags
There are two basic 'styles' of show brag... there is the individual type and there is the more involved show report style. Choose the one that will work best for you and learn how to write it well.
- Encouraging Junior Showmanship
You may find these tips on how to encourage more children to become involved in the cat fancy very helpful...
- * Energel
This feeding supplement has many uses for the cat breeder
- * Enlarging Small Nostrils on a Persian Cat
More common with Persians and Exotics, any cat breeder can produce a cat with small nostrils. But there is no reason for cats with this problem to suffer. Easy, inexpensive laser surgery can make the cat more comfortable overnight - literally. See the results in before and after photos.
- * Entry Clerk
Entry clerks may be one of the most under-appreciated pa/members of the cat fancy. Learn more about their many responsibilities.
- * Epinephrine
Epinephrine is primarily used to treat anaphylactic shock - a severe allergic reaction to an allergen such as an vaccine, an antibiotic or an insect bite. Learn more about why this drug is an important part of the cat breeder's emergency kit ...
- Evacuation Kit For Your Cat
Mollie prepares a kit for her cats in case she has to leave home on short notice such as in an emergency, a fire or flood.
- * Evaluating A Cat And Its Pedigree
Whether searching for a new cat to bring into your breeding program, or wondering which kitten to keep from the season's 'crop', the decision-making process begins with evaluating the individual cat and its pedigree...
- * Evaluating A Cat From Photos
Whether you are buying or selling, knowing how to evaluate a cat's structure from its photo is a valuable skill to develop.
- * Evaluating A Pedigree By Titles
Pedigrees are an important ingredient of every breeding program. Knowing how to evaluate different pedigrees is an essential skill that the smart cat breeder must learn. This article teaches you how...
- * Evaluating Coat
There is no breed of cat who can boast quite the hair finery of a magnificent Persian with great coat factor. Have you ever been at a loss for words to describe your cat's coat? Learn how best to describe the different coats a Persian can carry.
- * Evaluating Proportions When Judging A Show Cat
Part of being able to judge any breed of cat, is developing an eye for evaluating a feline's general proportions at a glance. This skill, combined with knowledge of the breed's standard, will serve you well in comparing individual kitties. Learn how to hone your ability to see the proportions of a cat at a glance.
- * Evaluating Skin Conditions
Learn how to use your sennes of touch, smell and vision to evaluate the condition of your cat's skin and coat.
- * Examining Your Stud Cat's Equipment
While a "delicate" topic, checking your stud cat's breeding equipment should be part of his general health and grooming check-up...
- * Exercise Intolerance
If a kitten displays unusual panting after a play time, it may be a symptom of exercise intolerance. Learn more about this warning sign of a possible problem.
- * Exhibitors Responsibilities
Do you know what YOU are responsible for when you enter a cat show? Check out the CFA show rules for Exhibitors, including the new rules changes for 2001..
- Exotic Grands of Distinction in CFA
In 2011, CFA instituted a brand new title — the Grand of Distinction. The first cat to earn the new title was Exotic GC, GPD, NW Ivy Cat Quarterback in July 2013. This article tracks the Exotics that have earned this prestigious title to-date.
- * Exotic National Winners in CFA
The Winningest Exotics in CFA history!
- Exotic Shorthair is TICA's 2006 Alter of the Year
A Copper-eyed white spay earns the top alter spot in TICA for 2006!
- * Exotics of Bryn Mawr
For 25 years, Irene and Werner Kachel bred and exhibited outstanding Exotics in CFA. In 1978, Werner began judging and was a popular judge until health reasons forced him to retire in 1996. The progeny of Bryn Mawr Exotics continue to capture the hearts of exhibitors in show halls around the world.
- Expecting Guests?
It is always nice when you have friends over for a visit. What is proper feline behavior when you have company?
- * Expiry Dates
Medications, vaccines, diet supplements - they all have expiration dates that you need to take note of and respect.
- Eye Color In Pointed Cats
Understand why the eye color of pointed cats can vary from pale blue to deepest navy.
- * Eye Medications
A discussion of the options available in medications to promote healing of eye ulcers, sequestrums and other problems that can affect the eye.
- * Eye Ulcers: Complex
A complicated or complex eye ulcer is a serious condition of the eye.
- * Eye Ulcers: Simple
Eye Ulcers are a relatively common feline eye problem. Whether minor or severe, taking proper care of an eye ulcer is essential.
- * Eyes Stuck Shut
While not all kittens in the same litter open their eyes on the same day, if a kitten has still not opened its eyes several days after all its littermates have, you may need to intervene.
- * Eyes Wide Open: Part One
Few things are as frustrating as the cat who holds his eyes wide open at home but squints at the cat show. Fear not! There are ways to help your kitty show off his beautiful peepers.
- * Eyes Wide Open: Part Two
Learn which eye drops and eye washes work best to help your kitty's eyes stay wide open at the cat show.
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