Monthly Archives: August 2017

Causes of Anemia in Cats

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Causes of Anemia in Cats Anemia in cats appears for various causes. It can occur in a mild form, but in some cases, it can represent a serious health condition. When mild, anemia is not obvious. Cats with mild anemia do not show too many signs that can point to anemia. Usually, pale gums appear as the single symptom of the mild anemia. Severe anemia is easier to spot; lethargy, rapid breathing, lack of appetite, losing interest in any activity, […]

Cat Scratch Fever

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Cat Scratch Fever Cat scratch fever or cat scratch disease (CSD) is not a serious illness and usually disappears on its own without treatment. However, children under five years of age and people with weakened immune system can be open to complications. For some of them, cat scratch disease can be serious. But, these are rare cases. Among serious complications, the frequent ones affect heart, brain, and eyes. People with AIDS and HIV infection are the most vulnerable group that […]

Fatty Liver Disease in Cats

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Fatty Liver Disease in Cats The fatty liver disease appears in cats feeding on a diet that lacks protein. Often, fatty liver disease occurs in cats that lose appetite because of stress or illness. According to feline experts, a cat’s body cannot cope with a starvation mode for too long. Furthermore, avoidance of food or poor diet can quickly turn a cat’s body into starvation mode. When a cat is in starvation mode, the body uses stored fat to compensate […]

Causes and Symptoms of Pancreatitis in Cats

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Causes and Symptoms of Pancreatitis in Cats Pancreatitis in cats is a serious disease that affects cats. The causes of pancreatitis remain unknown still today. Symptoms also represent an odd territory. While some cats with pancreatitis might express obvious symptoms such as vomiting or lethargy, there are cats that do not show any symptom at all. For that reason, it is hard to spot the disease in early stage. Usually, pancreatitis is detected when a cat encounters a sudden outburst […]

How to Tell If a Cat Is Sad or Depressed?

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How to Tell If a Cat Is Sad or Depressed? Cats can be sad or depressed more often than we think. They can suffer from separation anxiety when a caregiver changes their schedule; or when a caregiver is too busy to play or cuddle them. Cats can also suffer from depression after moving into a new home. But, cats do not talk and frequently, cat mild depression goes unnoticed until it becomes a serious problem. To avoid that scenario, we […]