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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 […]

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 […]

Rapid Breathing in Cats

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Rapid Breathing in Cats Rapid breathing in cats is a potentially dangerous condition. It requires immediate action. Cats that experience breathing difficulties and show signs and symptoms of rapid breathing need immediate veterinary care. However, a cat that suffers from rapid breathing should be carefully transported. Each reckless movement can be fatal. Therefore, it will be wise to consult a vet on the phone before we even try to transport a cat. Many underlying diseases can cause rapid breathing in […]

How to Help Cats Survive Summer Heat?

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How to Help Cats Survive Summer Heat? Summer heat is a great challenge for our beautiful pets. They have more difficulties to survive summer heat than people. They do not sweat and cannot take off a warm fur during summer months. Even though cats have their own way to cool themselves during the summer heat, we can do a lot to help them. The first thing we can do is to ensure that outdoor cat does not get outside from […]

When Do Cats Shed Too Much?

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When Do Cats Shed Too Much? Cats in the wild shed twice a year – in the spring and autumn. In the spring, they shed their underlying coat and prepare for hot summer months. On the other hand, their fur grows during the autumn to protect them from a cold weather during the winter. However, domestic cats, especially the indoor ones, shed throughout the year. Heating and cooling in our buildings and houses confuse the cat’s perfect shedding cycle. For […]