Monthly Archives: October 2016

How Dangerous Is Heartworm Disease in Cats?

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How Dangerous Is Heartworm Disease in Cats? Heartworm disease represents a serious disease that usually affects dogs. However, heartworm disease can occasionally appear in cats. But, how often and how dangerous it can be? To answer this question, we need to understand how cats get heartworms and how they respond to it. Namely, dogs are natural hosts for heartworms, and they do not show the signs of illness until parasites reach the adult stage. On the other hand, only a […]

Dry Nose in Cats

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Dry Nose in Cats Dry Nose in Cats For many people, dry nose is a warning sign of underlying health problem in cats. However, even though feline experts confirm that dry nose could be a sign of illness in cats, it is not enough to diagnose health issue. Namely, a majority of cats have a wet and cool nose. But, there are cats who are healthy but occasionally can have a dry nose. Sometimes, the warm and dry nose appears […]

How to Reduce Fever in Cats?

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How to Reduce Fever in Cats? Fever in cats is not a serious medical condition if it is not accompanied by some other symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, swollen lymph nodes, or signs of injuries and broken bones. Fever can also be a symptom of the tumor. However, in many cases, fever is just a way in which our body responds to attack from fungi, viruses, and bacteria. Another function of fever is to speed up blood flow and regenerate surrounding […]

Symptoms of Fever in Cats

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Symptoms of Fever in Cats Cats are very skillful when they want to mask the signs of illness. They do not speak and tend to hide their real health condition when are in trouble. The same is true when it comes to fever. They are trying too hard to mask the symptoms of fever and withdraw from our sight. Cats are not willing to share their vulnerability with us. Even though they spent more than 9,500 years in proximity to […]

Before Allowing Cat Outside, Here Are Several Tips

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Before Allowing Cat Outside, Here Are Several Tips After we have decided that our little kitten will have outdoor access, we should consider several things. Feline experts give us a few tips that are essential to ensure safety in cat’s outside adventures. They do not recommend allowing a kitten outside if he has less than 14 months. According to them, he should get all prescribed vaccines before we let him go outside. However, when a kitten reaches 14 months, he […]