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

cat with pill bottle

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 (Vet Review 2021)

comfortis flea product review header ec

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 Health. Comfortis flea tablets are … Read more

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

Veterinarian giving injection to cat

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)

infusion of liquid medicine by a veterinarian

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)

vet giving kitten vaccine

 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)

Veterinarian at vet clinic giving injection to cat

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

Baytril (Enrofloxacin) for Cats: Uses, Doses, & Side Effects (Vet Answers)

cat_pasja1000, Pixabay

“Baytril” is the brand name of one of Bayer’s veterinary use medications. The active ingredient of Baytril is enrofloxacin, an antibiotic that belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones. Enrofloxacin is considered a broad-spectrum antibiotic, which means that it is effective against a very wide range of bacteria of both the gram-positive and the gram-negative groups. … Read more

Depression in Cats: Signs, Causes, Treatments, and More (Vet Answers)

sad looking cat lying on a table

  Clinical depression is a medically recognized and fairly common mental health disease of humans. Feelings of sadness and behavioral changes such as lack of motivation to perform regular activities, or disruption of sleeping patterns are some of the signs of this disease. Depression is considered a multifactorial disease. Sometimes depression is caused by a … Read more

My Cat Is Constantly Sleeping, Should I Worry? (Vet Answer)

Sleeping cat on a massage towel with oils_Olga Smolyak_shutterstock

Cats are famous for sleeping anywhere and anytime. You may find them curled up in tight circle with their tails across their faces, or luxuriously lounging, spread out on the arm of the sofa. They often take a catnap in the unlikeliest of places—the sink, a flowerpot, or your computer keyboard. But how much sleep … Read more

Can Cats Overdose on Catnip? Our Vet Answers

cat eating catnip

There is nothing quite like the amazing reaction many cats have with catnip. While individual cats’ responses to it can vary greatly, most cats will lick, rub, roll, vocalize, and become very hyperactive while playing with it! It really can make cats crazy! The effects are only short-lived, up to half an hour or so, … Read more