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When Are Two Intestinal Tumors Better Than One?

This is the fifth in a series of blogs about pets with intestinal diseases. Otra is a tortoiseshell cat with an unusual name and an unusual medical condition. The unusual name came about when her new family brought her home. They decided to take a couple of days to pick a suitable name. A temporary


Hairballs Can be Dangerous!

An x-ray of a hairball

Friday, April 29th is National Hairball Awareness Day and I have the poster patient for this disorder. Sunshine looks just like her name, a sunburst of calico color on one very charming cat. So how did she get to be the poster patient for National Hairball Awareness Day? A hairball nearly killed her. Sunshine has