Here’s Looking At You: Eyes Part One

Here’s Looking At You: Eyes Part One

Last week Oreo’s owner called up confused. She explained that Oreo, her sweet little black and white tuxedo was absolutely fine, but she had started winking at her the day before. Oreo was eating and drinking and running around like [...]

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Cats, houseplants and grass – why does my cat get the munchies?

Cats, houseplants and grass – why does my cat get the munchies?

Cats always seem to want what they are not supposed to have – and houseplants are no exception. Cats are carnivores- why would they want to nibble on your spider plant or the lovely flowers your significant other just gave you? [...]

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Kittens, in their “formative weeks”

Kittens, in their “formative weeks”

Kittens are born with their eyes closed and just basically sleep and nurse, and sometimes meow loudly. The queen s [...]

Apr 6, 2014
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Why do Cats Purr? (Part 2 of 2)

Why do Cats Purr? (Part 2 of 2)

Last time I wrote about purring and what it is for and why it is a wonderful evolutionary capability. I missed som [...]

Mar 9, 2014
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My Cat is Healthy – Or is it?

My Cat is Healthy – Or is it?

Cat owners know their cats better than anyone, and as a cat owner, you are in a position to hugely impact the heal [...]

Feb 21, 2014
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Yikes! My Dog Attacked My Cat!

Yikes! My Dog Attacked My Cat!

You might find it surprising that many Feline Docs like and have dogs! After all, we are Feline Docs and have chos [...]

Feb 16, 2014
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What should I feed my Cat?

What should I feed my Cat?

We always get dietary questions. One of the most common is “Does dry food make cats fat?” “Is ca [...]

Jan 26, 2014
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Does Your Cat Have FIP?

Does Your Cat Have FIP?

FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis) is one of the most frustrating and sad diseases we see. Sad, because it usuall [...]

Jan 9, 2014
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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along

All of us want our cats to get along with one another. If nothing happens, no one is fighting, we think that all i [...]

Jan 3, 2014
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Cats and the Holidays

Cats and the Holidays

Last year, I wrote a long list of holiday tips for cats: On the First Day of Christmas, On the Second Day, On t [...]

Dec 24, 2013
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Did my Cat Eat THAT??? REALLY?

Did my Cat Eat THAT??? REALLY?

This story is one that I love to tell because it fortunately has a happy ending. It could just as easily have resu [...]

Dec 16, 2013
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Could My Cat be Allergic to His Food??

Could My Cat be Allergic to His Food??

Recently one of our clinic kitties, “O’Malley”, began vomiting and losing weight. In addition to [...]

Nov 15, 2013
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Your Cat’s Holiday Wish List

Your Cat’s Holiday Wish List

Satisfying the inner Grumpy Cat: Holiday parties – Grumpy Cat says “Bah, humbug”! Many cats find visito [...]

Nov 7, 2013
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Why do Cats Purr?

Why do Cats Purr?

Lions can’t purr. If you can roar, you can’t purr. But if you are another wild cat, like a civet, moun [...]

Oct 31, 2013
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What to Look for When Adopting a Kitten

What to Look for When Adopting a Kitten

The excitement surrounding the decision to bring a kitten into your household is only surpassed by the act itself. [...]

Oct 24, 2013
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Ways to Medicate Your Cat

Ways to Medicate Your Cat

I enjoyed reading Dr Ray’s post on medicating cats. It is always good when a veterinarian has first hand experie [...]

Oct 17, 2013
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How Many Social Groups Live in Your House?

How Many Social Groups Live in Your House?

Last week, I helped with an interview for Cat Fancy Magazine about litterbox matters. It is always good to remind [...]

Sep 18, 2013
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