Diabetes in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Care (Vet Answer)

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Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes, is a medical condition that results in consistently high levels of glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream. This can be due to either insufficient amounts of insulin or resistance to insulin but, in either case, cells in the body are not able to take up glucose the way … Read more

Why Does Cat Pee Smell So Bad? 6 Likely Reasons

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If you own a cat, you’re intimately aware of how much their urine can smell. Dealing with a smelly litter box day in and day out isn’t exactly the best part of taking care of cats. What exactly makes their litter smell so bad? Here, we go over what makes cat urine smell so strong. … Read more

Can I Take a Stray Cat to the Vet for Free?

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Finding a stray cat that seems injured or ill can be heartbreaking, but there are a few things that you can do about it. One of the most important things that you can do for an ill or injured stray cat is to get them medical help. This doesn’t mean bringing the stray cat into … Read more

How to Naturally Sedate Your Cat: 6 Methods

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Maybe your cat is scared of going to the vet, or he’s super afraid of thunderstorms, or perhaps you’re about to be traveling, and your cat doesn’t do well with car rides. Maybe your cat hates the Fourth of July fireworks or has a problem with being groomed. Whatever the reason is, sometimes it’s best … Read more

Benadryl For Cats: Safety, Dosage & Side Effects (Vet Answers)

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What Is Benadryl? “Benadryl” is the brand name of an over-the-counter, human-use antihistamine drug.  The active ingredient in Benadryl is diphenhydramine hydrochloride. Benadryl is used to relieve symptoms of allergies such as hay fever (seasonal allergies), as well as itchy skin caused by insect bites, hives, and other causes of mild allergic reactions. Antihistamine drugs … Read more

Comfortis Flea Tablet for Cats (Vet Review 2022)

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Comfortis Flea for Cats Tablet Review Summary If you have a cat, especially one that goes outdoors, you’ll be wanting to keep them free of fleas. There are lots of products available when it comes to flea preventative treatments, including spot-ons, sprays, and tablets. Comfortis is a flea tablet containing Spinosad, made by Elanco Animal … Read more

Cerenia for Cats: Uses, Doses, & Side Effects (Vet Answer)

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If your cat has a vomiting bug, nausea, or belly pain, they might be given an injection of Cerenia by their veterinarian. But what is Cerenia? How does it work? And is it a safe medication for your feline friend? Key Points Uses of Cerenia in Cats Cerenia is licensed to treat and prevent vomiting … Read more

Clavamox for Cats: Uses, Doses, & Side Effects (Vet Answer)

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If you take your feline fur baby to the veterinarian because they are feeling poorly, your veterinarian will probably give them a good check over before sending them home with appropriate medication. If they have an infection, the veterinarian might prescribe a medication called Clavamox. But what is Clavamox? What is it used for? And … Read more

FVRCP Vaccine for Cats – What Is It and Do Cats Need It? (Vet Answer)

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 As cat parents, we love our kitties dearly, and, of course, we want them to stay healthy. Vaccinations are a common way to control disease in humans and animals, but information about them can be confusing. Is the FVRCP vaccine necessary for your cat? Can cat vaccines be dangerous? What’s best for your feline friend? … Read more

Convenia for Cats: Uses, Doses, & Side Effects (Vet Answer)

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If your feline friend is unwell and has an infection, your veterinarian may give them an injection of Convenia alongside other treatment. So, what is Convenia? When is it used? And what side effects should you watch out for? Key Points Uses of Convenia in Cats Convenia is a long-acting antibiotic that lasts for 14 … Read more