Monthly Archives: March 2013

Feline Disease

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Feline Disease Though cats like humans and other pets have their common diseases, there is one particular feline disease that is on the rise with in the feline family. Autoimmune disease is a feline disease and occurs when the immune system attacks the body through use of antibodies and lymphocytes (white blood cells). This disease is becoming an increasing problem in cats. However, unlike some humans cats aren’t usually born with an autoimmune disease. External factors can cause such diseases […]

Cat Vomiting

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Cat Vomiting   Cat vomiting is nothing out of the ordinary, but how can you tell when it is cause for concern? It is really hard to tell since for cats vomiting is so normal and there are so many variables that go into a cat’s health. First let’s look at normal reasons a cat would vomit. Throwing up a hair ball is nothing to worry about particularly when their coats are changing according to the season. Food may also […]

Why Does My Cat Scratch?

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“Why Does My Cat Scratch?”                 “Why does my cat scratch?” is a question many cat owners are asking. The answer: skin allergies. Skin allergies in cats are more common than most would think and like most disorders they are growing more common every day. When the immune system is hypersensitive to a substance and unable to deal with this substance, an individual is diagnosed as having an allergy. The factors that cause […]

Feline Stomatitis

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Feline Stomatitis Feline stomatitis is a mouth disease that is occurring in cats at an increasingly younger age. When infected with this disease the mouth becomes inflamed and red. There is swelling, pain, rawness, sensitivity and in certain cases ulcers. If left untreated teeth can become loose and could potentially be removed. Feline stomatitis has become more common in the last fifty odd years. Two major factors in a cat’s health have changed and are the causes behind increased rates […]

Hyperthyroidism Cat

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Hyperthyroidism Cat When a cat has a big appetite most pet owners take it as a good sign that the cat is healthy and strong but it could be a hyperthyroidism cat or the cat could be suffering from another illness. Sometimes things are not as they always appear. Other things to consider are is the cat constantly thirsty and losing weight? Some illnesses have similar symptoms that make misdiagnosis very easy. Due to such high chances of misdiagnosis, it […]