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How to know if your cat is sick?

How to know if your cat is sick?

It is often tricky to gauge the subtle changes in your kitty that indicate a health issue. Note that cats are experts at hiding illnesses and pain. In the wild, this instinct is a defense mechanism against predators. The occasional event is no red flag nor a call for concern. However,
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Things you should know about dental disease

Things you should know about dental disease

Dental disease is a reality for our furry felines. By the age of two, many cats begin to develop gingivitis. By age three, most cats are likely to have some degree of dental disease. And by age four, significant gingivitis is most likely present.
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Activities for indoor cats to reduce obesity

Activities for indoor cats to reduce obesity

During these long winter days, you want to make the most of your time with your cute kitty. While encouraging playtime, your cat may just not be up for it. Just like us, this season makes one want to curl up and snooze! But for furry felines a lack of stimulation, inappropriate diet, and or any medical issues,
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Best Cat Breeds for Dogs

Best Cat Breeds for Dogs

Whoever says dogs and cats can’t get along is in for a big surprise! Dogs and cats CAN be compatible with one another. Think of adding a puppy to your household? The team at The Cat Hospital would like you to know about cat breeds that get along really well with dogs.
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Safe and cat-friendly indoor plants for your furry feline

Safe and cat-friendly indoor plants for your furry feline

No longer do you have to scrap the idea of having greenery in your home on account of your furry friends. There is a middle ground! We have laid it all out for you in this blog. Begin by ensuring that the plants you have are not harmful to your kitties. You can do so...

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How to Get a Cat to Like You

How to Get a Cat to Like You

First up, let your kitty call the shots. Let the feline be in charge! Our human impulse wants to crouch and pet our cat, but, according to a Swiss study, it was observed that when humans are busy there is a higher probability of one’s cat approaching you. Felines want...

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What is LASER Therapy for cats?

What is LASER Therapy for cats?

LASER treatments for humans is not new, but how familiar are we with what this might entail for our feline friends? When it comes to cats, LASER treatment uses deep-penetrating light to help promote a chain reaction known as photobiostimulation.
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Make your Own Cat Toys

Make your Own Cat Toys

A cat who can make a plaything out of anything – an empty cardboard box, a bag, or a simple ball of yarn – deserves love and respect. If you’d like to design your own, you don’t have to be super-crafty. Below are some ideas for you to ponder!
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What to do if your cat has arthritis?

What to do if your cat has arthritis?

Cats – just like humans – can develop arthritis. Arthritis is defined as the inflammation or irritation of a joint. There is no meow meter or translator out there for detecting pain or discomfort in your beloved pets! And so there are some things that current and prospective pet-parents can do.
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The Importance of Microchip and Tattoo Identification for Cats

The Importance of Microchip and Tattoo Identification for Cats

Outdoor cats like to roam and indoor cats sometimes escape, often getting lost in unfamiliar surroundings. As caring cat owners, we worry for their safety and will go to great lengths to find our missing cats. Such situations are especially terrifying during storms or fire season, as cats can be easily displaced from their homes and go missing. What if we told you that you could have peace of mind by a simple identification?
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Your Cat Has Hyperthyroidism

Your Cat Has Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a condition of an excess of thyroid hormone in the body. It is most commonly caused by a benign tumor (adenoma) in the thyroid gland; or less commonly, a malignant tumor (adenocarcinoma).
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Food Allergies in Cats

Food Allergies in Cats

Food allergies in cats can cause digestive issues with symptoms of diarrhea, flatulence, bloating and vomiting, poor hair coat and skin sensitivities. These symptoms do not necessarily mean your cat is intolerant to food, and it’s not that uncommon for cats to vomit, yet that being said, vomiting can also be signs of allergic reaction.
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