Although cats are one of the most common animals kept as pets, humans still often view them as enigmatic. Pet Health Pharmacy has compiled cat health resources to help you improve their quality of life…and perhaps solve some mysteries about them along the way.
CARING FOR A SICK KITTY
Even when healthy, feline companions present challenges for the humans who care for them. There are even more responsibilities when a cat is injured or becomes ill.
EYE DISEASE IN CATS
Protecting their eyes from injury and illness is an important part of maintaining a cat’s overall health, so it’s essential for their human companions to be vigilant about feline eye health—and to seek veterinary help as soon as we notice any potential problems.
FEEDING THE CARNIVORE IN YOUR CAT
Commercial products do not always account for cats’ individual differences or special needs. During your cat’s lifetime, his nutritional needs may change greatly. Kittens, juveniles, pregnant or lactating cats, mature cats, and those with health problems each require different amounts of food and nutrients.
HYPERTHYROIDISM IN CATS
Studies indicate that hyperthyroidism in cats has increased dramatically in recent decades. What are the possible causes of feline hyperthyroidism, and what are the options available treat it? Better still, are there any measures we can take to prevent it?
KEEPING THE PEACE IN A MULTI-CAT HOUSEHOLD
Cats can live in large groups or a smaller group within a home. Several factors should be considered when adding a new member to a multi-cat household.