In case you haven't heard, St. Louis, MO Board of Alderman voted Friday 21-1 to ban declawing cats. Also, declawing cats is a subject on the agenda of a veterinary medical conference being held in San Diego this week. Read the article "Dale, Downing: Why veterinarians should say ‘no’ to declawing—and...Read More
According to some feline researchers and scientists, FIP should no longer be considered fatal. 🙀 Treatable options are now available. That's the good news. The bad news is that none of these drugs are FDA approved. Plus, a very promising treatment may never get FDA approval because of its applicability to human medicine, at...Read More
Cats are pretty good at hiding pain and other emotions. Some might even say they are experts. And, except for pain recognition, very few studies have been done to identify a cat's mood. If we are going to improve a cat's quality of life, especially while at a shelter or...Read More
Ever wonder how old your cat is in terms of human years? Some people use to believe that one human year was equivalent to seven "cat years". But, in reality, there is no simple single conversion rate. Cats develop faster during their first two years of life then the rest of their...Read More
If you have a cat, odds are that he will suffer from kidney disease some time during his life. Go to The Foundation for Renal Research "Feline CDK Resources" page for some excellent resources to make sure you know the latest about CKD.