Cat Bitten by Snake – What Should I Do? (Vet Answer)

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Luckily for our feline friends, snake bites in cats are relatively rare compared with their canine counterparts. Cats tend to be savvier than your average bouncy puppy! However, when it does happen, a snake bite in a cat is a true emergency. So, especially if you live in an area inhabited by snakes, it is … Read more

Cat Sprayed by Skunk? Here’s What to Do! (Vet Answer)

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If your cat has returned home feeling sorry for themselves and wearing that distinctive odor, “Eau de Skunk”, there are some important things that you need to know. Skunks aren’t aggressive animals but will spray cats if they get too close or endanger their young. Below, we’ll discuss the risks to your cat, including rabies, … Read more

Cat Has Bite and Scratch Wounds? Here’s What to Do! (Vet Answer)


Cats are territorial creatures, and when roaming the suburbs, they often feel the need to challenge another feline that dares invade their space. This is especially common for highly territorial tomcats however neutered males and females will also fight from time to time. During a fight, cats commonly sustain scratch and bite wounds. Cat bite … Read more

Cat Stung by Bee or Wasp? Here’s What to Do (Vet Answers)

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During the warm summer months, trees, plants, and flowers are flourishing, the birds are singing, and our cats are spending more time outdoors. The local wildlife is reaching peak activity, taking advantage of all of the fruits on offer during summer. Unfortunately, this is a time when insect stings affect both us and our pets … Read more

What is Cerebellar Hypoplasia in Cats? Info & Characteristics (Vet Answer)

Have you ever seen a cat or kitten that appears ‘wobbly’ and has bad balance? It’s possible that they’re suffering from Feline Cerebellar Hypoplasia, a common congenital condition in cats. In this article, we discuss what cerebellar hypoplasia is, how it affects cats, and what you can do about it. What is Cerebellar Hypoplasia? Cerebellar … Read more

11 Natural Home Remedies for Cats With Fleas (Vet Answer)

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Did you know that in addition to the traditional anti-flea products found at pet stores, you can use natural home remedies? These can be healthier for the pets and for the people around them. That said, natural remedies can be ineffective, especially for massive infestations. Here’s what you can do to help your cat get … Read more

12 Ways to Give Your Cat a Pill: Tips & Tricks From a Vet

How to Give Your Cat a Pill

As a vet, I often joke that I spent most of the five years at vet school learning how to give cats their pills. This normally gets a giggle before I swiftly pop the pill down the cat’s throat and the owner looks at me like I’m a miracle worker. It’s not easy to tablet … Read more

Why Is My Cat Peeing on My Clothes? & How to Stop It!

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It’s a very common complaint; you get in from a hard day at work, go to put on your PJs, and they’re covered in urine. Cats often pick the worst places to pee, sometimes even urinating right in front of their shocked owners. But contrary to popular opinion, they don’t do this to ‘make a … Read more

7 Reasons Your Neutered Cat Humps & How to Stop It (Vet Answer)

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It can be a little embarrassing when your cat starts humping a visitor’s leg or takes a particular liking to a certain toy. While humping is a normal behavior in cats, if your male neutered cat has suddenly started humping things when he never did so before, it might be time to think about why. … Read more

7 Reasons Cats Bite and How to Stop It (Our Vet Answers)

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Cat owners the world over know that cats can be unpredictable creatures. One minute you’re having a nice cuddle on the sofa, and the next, they lash out. It seems completely random, but cats seldom do things without reason —it’s just that it can be hard for us to work out exactly what’s going on. … Read more