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Cat Cancer : 8 Warning Signs for Cancer in Cats

Cat Cancer : 8 Warning Signs for Cancer in Cats

Through all the happiness and joy our cats provide, we hope nothing will ever come to harm them but unfortunately cancer in our feline friends is now common. Since they’re clever at hiding illness, it can be hard to diagnose a problem until it’s too late which is why we’ve compiled a list of eight tips you should know. By spotting the problem early, you can get your pet to the vet and they h...

Why Won’t My Cat Eat?

Why Won’t My Cat Eat?

What to do When Your Cat Has Stopped Eating If your cat has stopped eating for a day or so, this is actually quite normal and it shouldn’t have an impact on their health. However, behavior lasting longer than this should see you contact a veterinarian. Often, their lack of appetite will be an indicator of a serious illness. With a simple trip to the vets, you can have an expert look ov...

Cat Sickness : Signs Your Cat May Be Sick – Naples Vets

Cat Sickness : Signs Your Cat May Be Sick – Naples Vets

Pet’s can’t always tell us where it hurts or that they feel bad. Cat’s can be even more difficult to understand.So we must be our cat’s health advocates. As advocates there are some signs that we can pick up from our felines that may certainly indicate Cat Sickness. If you feel your cat may be sick, contact your local veterinary clinic. Because cats are creatures of ha...

Pet First Aid Tips for Pet Owners

Pet First Aid Tips for Pet Owners

Pets are an important part of many families, and April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month is the perfect time to ensure you have the skills to take care of your furry family member. Pet First Aid Tips Do you know what to do during a pet emergency? Here are some common emergency tips: To determine if your cat or dog is dehydrated, pull up on the skin between the shoulder blades. It should spring rig...

Nighttime Activity in Cats – Town & Country Animal Hospital

Nighttime Activity in Cats – Town & Country Animal Hospital

Cats are known for sleeping long hours, but when they’re not snoozing, they can be very active. Those periods of activity often happen during the night. If your cat attempts to wake you after you’ve gone to bed, he may want to play, eat or simply enjoy your company. Young cats under one year of age in particular can drive their owners crazy from sleep deprivation! Understand that the cat’s a...

Common Cat Diseases That Can Affect Your Furry Friend

Common Cat Diseases That Can Affect Your Furry Friend

As a responsible cat owner in Naples, it is important to have an idea of what cat diseases may affect your pet. Cats can be affected by many common diseases—infectious and non-infectious. Although there are certain cat diseases that cannot be prevented, most common diseases in cats can be prevented by vaccination, proper nutrition, regular grooming and health check-ups. Common Cat Diseases Felin...

Kitten Health Care Tips

Kitten Health Care Tips

When it comes to raising kittens, the philosophy is pretty similar to that of bringing up children. If you provide proper kitten health care and training when they’re young, it increases the odds they’ll grow up to be healthy, well-adjusted adults. So if you recently adopted a kitten, start incorporating this advice as soon as possible. Kitten Health Care requirements:Don’t Treat Your Kitte...

Cat Veterinarian : Why Cats Need Vets

Cat Veterinarian : Why Cats Need Vets

As responsible cat owners, we all know (or should know) that regular veterinary examinations are a necessity for keeping our cats healthy. However, according to the most recent U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographics information released by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), 9.6% of cat owners do not take their cat to the cat veterinarian at all and 27.1% visit a veterinarian only whe...

Guide to Pet Diabetes

Guide to Pet Diabetes

In November, there is a lot of focus on the festivities ahead so it is good that we also pay attention to the huge health problem that diabetes presents. As American Diabetes Month, awareness is spread around the country and people will be helped. However, it is a little known fact that this same month is also seen as Pet Diabetes Awareness Month. Sadly, this is becoming a larger problem in our pe...

Cat Life Expectancy – Key Factors – Naples Vets

Cat Life Expectancy – Key Factors – Naples Vets

Cat life expectancy is determined mainly on what type of life the cat has lived. For example, the normal life span of an outdoor cat and an indoors cat varies greatly. The life of a feral cat has a lower expectancy than that of an outside cat with a home. An outside cat with a home has a life span expectancy of 12 to 15 years (barring any serious medical issues or accidents) compared to the life ...