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Is My Cat Frail? How to Understand an Aging Cat

Billy the cat

A week ago, the owner of an elderly cat contacted me because her cat was not doing well. “Fluffy looks so frail,” she said during our telephone chat. When I saw Fluffy, I couldn’t disagree with her assessment, as Fluffy was rail thin and reluctant to move about; she clearly fit the dictionary definition of

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Pioneering Research to Help Cats Live Longer and Healthier

cat on table with veterinarian

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat month. Every year to celebrate, I devote my blogposts in the month of June to our furry, feline friends. June was chosen as Adopt a Shelter Cat month in part because kitten season is near its peak, and there are many kittens available for adoption in the summer and

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Monkeypox and Strep Zoo: What Pet Owners Should Know

A dog coughing

Usually, I devote the month of June to writing about cats in honor of Adopt a Cat Month. But the infectious disease news is so important right now, I am delaying my annual series of feline blog posts until June 8th. Monkeypox Outside of Africa Last week, the World Health Organization reported a monkeypox outbreak

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