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Cats’ tails tell tales

Understanding Your Cat's Tail Language Q: I am about to adopt a cat, my first. I want to understand what my new cat is trying to tell me through meowing and body language. Please educate me.  A: Congratulations on adopting...
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Why do cats meow?

When communicating with each other, cats employ a complex and deeply textured language that includes scent, body language and touch. So what’s up with the meowing? Science has taken a deep dive into the common meow and has revealed some...
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7 things I learned as a vet tech

Vet Tech Fundamentals Few people learn a skill entirely alone. More often it takes the skills of a patient mentor to bring out one’s excellence. This was certainly true for me. As a young veterinary technician just starting out, I...
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Giving cats subcutaneous fluids

Q: Koosh, my 13-year-old cat, has chronic kidney disease. His veterinarian prescribed a canned renal diet, fish oil and weekly subcutaneous fluids, all of which have been keeping him energetic.  However, because Koosh's kidney disease is progressing, the vet is...
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Why do cats eat grass?

Grass Is Good For Cats If you’re like many cat owners, you may have noticed your feline munching on grass blades in the yard. No, your pet is not going vegan—per se. But is it a cause for concern?  In...
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Can cats drink milk?

These days our cats are almost like another set of kids, but unlike children, the foods that are good for us aren’t always best for felines. To help you make more informed choices about the foods they eat, we thought...
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How to give a cat liquid medicine

Administering Liquid Medicine It’s nerve-racking when your furry friend falls ill, whether it be an infection or inflammation, and nursing them back to health shouldn’t add to the stress. When the veterinarian recommends liquid medication as a treatment, it can...
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Communicating with your veterinarian

How To Talk To Your Vet Q: I recently took my cat, Whiskers, to the veterinarian for a medical problem. The vet examined him and prescribed medication, but he didn't explain much.  Whiskers is fine now, but I am frustrated...

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