Monthly Archives: August 2013

Funny Cat Wearing A Shark Costume

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Very Funny! A cat wearing a shark costume riding around on top of a robot vacuum cleaner!

Insulin For Your Cat

Royal Veterinary College Launches New Feline Diabetic Remission Clinic
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Insulin For Your Cat Here is an article that talks about insulin for your cat. Interestingly it mentions that insulin pills are not recommended for cats as it appears that they can cause further damage to the pancreas and liver, so are no longer prescribed by vets. Cats are generally given a slow acting insulin such as Lantus, which is the same as that prescribed to humans. However cats metabolize quicker than humans so will need a different regimen. “It […]

Blood Disorders in Cats

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Blood Disorders in Cats Blood disorders in cats happen to some cats at some point in their lives and this is why it is important that you take your cat to the veterinarian to ensure that he is healthy overall. Cats who have kidney disease are at risk of getting acidosis in their blood, and this means that there is excess acid in the cat’s blood. Another type of blood disorders in cats is anemia and this is an illness […]

Constipation in Cats

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Constipation in Cats When a cat is constipated, it means that he is not giving out regular bowels or it means that he is having a hard time in releasing his bowels. Constipation in cats is caused by various factors but one of the main reasons why your cat is constipated is because he is not drinking enough water. You should always keep a bowl of fresh water around for the cat to sip. You also want to buy all-natural […]

The Cost Of Treating A Diabetic Cat

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The Cost Of Treating A Diabetic Cat Here we publish a note from an interesting letter from a reader about the cost of treating a diabetic cat especially when you are on a low income. ———– I am a 60 yr old female with a small fixed income. My cat was recently diagnosed with diabetes and I am overwhelmed by the cost to care for her. DO NOT DESPAIR! First of all, I found a vet who would work with […]